Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Vignerons see Gold at Concours Mondial 2016

Franschhoek Wine Valley Vignerons DGB, Grande Provence and La Motte excelled at this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, each earning a Gold medal for their relevant wines entered.

The medals were awarded to the following wines:

  • DGB’s Bernard Series Small Barrel SMV 2013
  • Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc 2015
  • La Motte Millennium 2014

The competition received 900 entries from 23 wine growing nations which were scored by a panel of 74 judges and included influential wine journalist Christian Eedes, the only South African on the judging panel. The wines were tasted blind, which were divided into flights categorized by vintage and origin. A total of 272 medals were awarded of which 95 were Gold.

For more information on these producers visit www.franschhoek.org.za

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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.

Disclaimer

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.

 

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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

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

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za