Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Mystery Weekend (sold out)


Add a dash of intrigue and spice to your life this April with the Franschhoek Mystery Weekend. Taking place over the long weekend (27th and 28th of April), in the Franschhoek Wine Valley, it is set to be the best surprise of 2012.

For a mere R1 850 per couple, for the weekend, you’ll be able to experience the finest Franschhoek offerings in this ‘once-in-a-blue-moon’ opportunity.

Representatives at the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices will randomly select a range of fabulous Franschhoek adventures and create your unique couple Mystery Weekend Package. This means that you have no idea where you’re staying, where you’re eating or what other experiences are in store for you. A truly unique experience!

Every Franschhoek Mystery Weekend Package includes the following:

  • Two nights of accommodation (for two people sharing) at one of Franschhoek’s superb four or five star hotels, B&B’s or guesthouses;
  • A meal voucher (for two) to one of Franschhoek’s renowned fine dining establishments;
  • Two breakfasts (for two);
  • Two tickets to The Screening Room at Le Quartier Français ;
  • A R50 voucher (per couple) to use at one of the participating retail outlets located in and around Franschhoek
  • A wine tasting (per couple) at one of the award-winning participating Franschhoek wine farms;
  • One other surprise Franschhoek experience (per couple).

‘We’re excited to get this initiative off the ground as we’re confident that our offering will allow for a truly memorable experience. Known as one of SA’s leading food and wine destinations, our visitors are assured that they will have the opportunity to experience some of our finest offerings,’ says Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO Jenny Prinsloo.

With ample time on your hands during this weekend why not include the Franschhoek Wine Valley Food & Wine Route as part of your journey of discovery.  Tailor-make your trip and take the concept of a bespoke food and wine experience to a new level.

For bookings or queries please contact Carmen on 021 876 2861 or email:

Participating Accommodation establishments are:  Ashbourne House Guest House, Franschhoek Manor, La Fontaine Guest House, L’Aurberge Chanteclair, Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa, Le Quartier Francais, L’Ermitage – Franschhoek Chateaux & Villas, Maison Chablis Guest House, Maison Des Huguenots, Rusthof Country House & The Ivy Apartments.

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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861