Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek to showcase at this year’s SAADA Expo

Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading wine producing regions and premier culinary destination Franschhoek is also home to some of our country’s finest artists.

This year internationally acclaimed potter, David Walters, together with The Old Corkscrew, Holden Manz and Ebony, will be exhibiting at the annual The South African Antiques Art and Design Association (SAADA) Expo, which takes place from 13 to 15 February at The Lookout (V&A Waterfront). The association, now in its 50th, promotes selling South African antiques. Having undergone a bit of a rebranding the association has repositioned itself to include a somewhat younger, hipper and more culturally diverse market with the same exacting standards.

Master Potter David Walters

The public will be able to enjoy a diverse range of objects including Art – Contemporary and Classical, Antiques and Modern Design, Silver, Jewellery, Coins, Books, Carpets, Oriental Collectables and potters. Select Franschhoek Vignerons will be showcasing their wines at the expo, allowing you the opportunity to sample superb wines whilst admiring the beautiful artwork on display.

Tickets for the expo, cost R60 per person (R40 per person for scholars/pensioners), and are available at the door, or online via

Should you miss out on this event be sure to visit Franschhoek on 24 October for Franschhoek Art in Clay, an accredited Cape Town World Design Capital event, where you’ll have the opportunity to view exquisite works by the local artists.

Make the most of your visit turning it into a memorable experience as Franschhoek has so much to offer, with the key focus being on food, wine, art, literature and adventure. For assistance on tailor making the perfect Franschhoek itinerary contact the Franschhoek Tourism offices on 021 876 2861 or  For a detailed list of what to do visit

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



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