Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Wine Valley hosts media as part of the Cape Winelands District Municipality Media Educational

In mid-March a group of health, lifestyle and tourism media were treated to a one-day experience in the picture perfect Franschhoek Wine Valley. This formed part of a Media Educational sponsored by the Cape Winelands District Municipality whereby relevant local tourism authorities (LTA’s) are required to showcase some of their finest offerings. Officials from the CWDM also accompanied the group in order to equip them with a better understanding of the regions.

Santé Wellness Retreat & Day Spa

Each LTA was required to select a theme for the educational, which would form the basis of the itinerary for the day’s experience, and the Franschhoek LTA opted for Health & Wellness as their theme. The itinerary included discovering some hidden gems as well as one or two popular highlights. These included a visit to Franschhoek’s Medicinal Herb Garden and to Anthonij Rupert Wyne for an informative tea tasting. After learning about delicious rooibos tea varieties and a High Tea treat, the group made their way to Terbodore Coffee to learn more about their coffee roasting process. This visit also included a coffee tasting, which proved to be a highlight. Being a Health & Wellness theme, the group were treated to luxurious spa treatments and a light lunch at the recently refurbished Santé Wellness Retreat & Day Spa, which no doubt left everyone feeling super relaxed. Before departing everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Old Road Wine Co.  

A busy but highly informative day learning more about Franschhoek’s world-class offerings.

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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’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