Franschhoek Wine Valley

Natural Fermentation Workshop at Boschendal

WHEN  : Friday, 10 August 2018
TIME    :  18:30 (10 Aug) – 12:00 (12 Aug)
VENUE:  The Retreat at Boschendal
PRICE  :  Day visitors: R1250pp & Weekend visitors: R3896pp sharing / R5896pp single

Learn all about the basics of traditional fermentation techniques with Food Scientist, Claire Pauck. Claire will also be sharing the health benefits of fermented foods and how to include them in your daily diet.

The workshop will include your own starter cultures and recipes on lacto-fermented vegetables, Kombucha and fermented dairy.

Day Workshop Visitor package R1250pp includes:
*(accommodation and meals excluded)

– Part 1 Saturday
9:30 – 10:30: Harvesting session in Werf Food Garden
14:00 – 17:00: Session 1

– Part 2 Sunday
9:30 – 12:00: Session 2

Full Weekend Package R3896pp sharing / R5896pp single includes:

– Two-night farm stay

– Harvesting in The Werf Food Garden

– Fermentation workshops

– Breakfast Saturday & Sunday (excluding beverages)

– Saturday Dinner at The Werf Restaurant (excluding beverages)

For Bookings contact +27 (0) 21 870 4271 or

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861