Franschhoek Wine Valley


Few things in life rival the bonhomie of sharing a picnic with friends and family. add a shady spot on a hot summer’s day, delectable treats, and a glass filled with the best the vineyards can offer and you’ve certainly got the ingredients of ‘le good life’.

Grand Country Picnic at Grande Provence in Franschhoek

Enjoy a relaxing farm-style picnic under majestic oaks in beautifully landscaped gardens amidst Franschhoek vineyards at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate.

Prepared by Executive Chef Guy Bennett, the Grand Country Picnic basket is filled to the brim with artisanal cheeses, locally sourced charcuterie, mushroom & feta quiche, smoked Franschhoek trout parfait, house-made preserves, olives & roasted nuts, freshly baked bread & butter, a crisp estate garden salad, and decadent Valrohna chocolate brownies. These are all perfectly rounded off with a bottle of Grande Provence wine.

The Grand Country Picnic basket is available at R580 for a two people sharing, or R325 for a single basket. To book, call The Restaurant at Grande Provence a day in advance on Tel: (021) 876 8600 or email These summer picnics at Grande Provence take place until 30 April 2018 and are weather dependant. Limited baskets are available per day, so book early to avoid disappointment.


Werf Farm Picnic

Our Werf Picnics are a more casual affair under the trees on the Pavilion lawn. This area is adjacent to the main werf area and our farm-to-table food hub. Werf picnic baskets include simple, nutritious food made from our natural farm produce and wholesome items made by our bakers, butchers, and chefs. Chill out in hammocks, flop in a bean bag or grab a blanket to find the perfect spot. Guests are welcome to bring a folding chair and blankets. Child friendly with acres of garden to play in.

Cost: R430 basket for two, and R95 for young children. This is a partial-service picnic and includes a 10% service charge but excludes beverages.
Werf Picnic Opening Hours: Open Wednesday to Sunday. Basket collection from 12h00 – 14h00.

Rhone Rose Garden Picnic

Our classic Boschendal picnic has relocated to the Rhone lawns – this is in the wine-making and wine-tasting hub of Boschendal. The picnic area has
spectacular mountain views and is surrounded by the exhibition vineyards, the Rhone Homestead, the Cellar Door and our Winery. Picnic baskets can be enjoyed at carefully-laid out tables or on a picnic blanket under the shade.

Cost: R480 basket for two, and R95 for children between 3 – 10 years. This is a full-service area and includes a 10% service charge but excludes beverages.
Rhone Picnic Opening Hours: Open Monday to Sunday. Basket collection from 12h00 – 14h00.

For groups in excess of 10 people please contact or telephone +27 021 870 4274 to make a booking.
The prices above are for standard picnics and excludes special occasion menu’s and events.
Vegetarian options available but no banting or gluten free options.

Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard

You are welcome to explore the grounds at Mont Rochelle, and what better way to this than with a picnic basket prepared by our team?! Just let us know whether you’d prefer a bottle of white, red, or perhaps both!

Our picnic baskets are perfectly designed to cater for 2 adults starting from R400 to R520 per basket, Mont Rochelle Mini Baskets are also available at R100 per child 12 years and under (all baskets excludes wine and beverages).

Pick up your picnic basket at the Country Kitchen from 11am and take a stroll with your blanket in hand, through the vineyards down to the dam, into the rose garden or to the shade of an oak or weeping willow and make yourself comfortable.

Our picnics are available daily and pre-booking is essential.  For more information and reservations please contact our team at the Country Kitchen at:

Telephone: 021 876 2770

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Allee Bleue

There is nothing like a summer picnic in the Cape winelands. Shaded by an historic oak tree, big luscious lawns and freshly prepared Herb Inspired Picnic Baskets and a bottle of Allée Bleue Wine, what better way to spend the day out with your family and friends.

Our Herbaceous Picnic MENU’s are designed to take you on a journey through the Herbs grown on the estate. Children are well looked after with a Jungle Gym, Jumping Caslte and Trampoline and a activity packed Picnic Basket.

Picnic Basket for 1: R230
Picnic Basket for 2: R425
Picnic Basket for Children: R105

Open Mon – Sun & Public Holidays 11h00 -15h00

Bookings are essential
For a booking or Enquiry please contact us at or call us 021 874 1021.

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Solms-Delta has scrumptious farm picnics available. The baskets are freshly packed, so please expect a short wait on your arrival. We cater for vegetarians and children on request.

Remember to purchase refreshments before walking down to the picnic site, as the site is not serviced. Ablution facilities are available, discreetly hidden in the forest. On collecting your picnic basket from Fyndraai restaurant, it is approximately a 10 minute walk to the picnic area. A guide will carry your basket and assist you in selecting the perfect spot from a variety of available sites; these include a large grassy lawn alongside our forest, sandy river bank spots and shady spots overlooking the farm dam. When available, our tractor and trailer will transport you to the picnic area. Guests are more than welcome to cool off in the river shallows, so pack your costume and towel.

Please note that sites are available on a “first-come, first-served” basis. There is no furniture at the picnic sites, but blankets are provided. If you prefer to have your picnic with a table and chair, you may do so with pleasure, at one of our tables on the lawn in front of Fyndraai restaurant. A picnic on Solms-Delta is a truly memorable experience and costs R182.5 per person sharing (double basket) or R225 for a single basket.  Kiddies baskets is R95 per person.

Please note that picnics are seasonal and are available from 1st September to 30th April.

Our picnics are extremely popular and pre-booking is essential. Please email Fyndraai restaurant: or call 021 874 3937 ext 142.

Latin-inspired picnics at Noble Hill

Once checked in, you are welcome to choose a comfortable location on the lawn or at any of the picnic tables in the garden. Blankets are available upon request, & drinks will be served by a member of our staff.

Each basket can be prepared for either 2 or 4 people.

Each basket comprises a bottle of Noble Hill estate wine, a charcuterie board, a selection of local cheeses, black bean & grilled corn salad, seasonal green salad, fresh avocado guacamole, artisan ciabatta, homemade tortilla chips, seasonal fruit & yogurt parfait, Mexican wedding cookies, and one bottle of still mineral water per person.

Kid’s baskets are available as well. The experience is a lovely way to experience a sunny afternoon.

R960 for basket 4pax, R540 for 2 pax and R65 kids

Reservations: Advance booking is required. 021 874 3844 /

Rustic picnics at the river at Holden Manz

Arriving at our Franschhoek Kitchen, your picnic baskets will be ready for collection filled with freshly made delicious produce, with a selection of our award winning wines available to purchase.

From here a short saunter through the vineyards brings you to the the trees overhanging the river where all you hear are the birds singing and the laughter of your friends as dappled sunlight melts the day into enchanting flavours and beautiful memories.

Baskets are available for collection from 12h00 till 15h00. Picnic area closes at 16h30. Picnics available from Monday to Sunday.

Your basket includes all cutlery and crockery, blanket and pillows.

(Please be advised that no vehicles are allowed at the Picnic area, although arrangements can be made for disable access).

R640 for basket and kids R150
Book in advance: or 021 876 2738

La Bri Vineyard Picnic

Our picnics can be enjoyed in a tranquil setting – next to the old Manor house pond, surrounded by our vineyards and the majestic Franschhoek Mountains.

Cost: R 550 per basket. A basket serves 2 people. To view our Vineyard picnic menu please visit our website:

Kiddies picnic boxes are also available at R160 per child.

Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am – 4pm

 Picnic baskets are only available on request and 48 hours’ notice is required. Bookings will only be confirmed once we received proof of payment. Please note that picnics are weather permitting. Our picnic season runs between the months of October and March.

For bookings and enquiries please e-mail We look forward to hosting you at La Bri.


La Couronne

021 876 3939
From 12:00pm-14:00pm
R390 2pax and kids R150 for basket
Book in advance

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