Franschhoek Wine Valley

Kai Lossgott Book Launch at “The Gallery”

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‘The Gallery’ at the Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek, welcomes legendary artist and author, Kai Lossgott with the launch of his new book , on Sunday 15, May at 11h00 , aptly called “Talking to the tree outside my window I sleep” . The author will be in conversation with the highly-celebrated writer and poet, Dawn Garisch and will also showcase a unique collection of poems and engravings on plant leaves.

Refreshments will be available before the discussion in ‘ The Cathedral ‘ at The Gallery.

During this time, the Franschhoek Literary Festival Special Exhibition takes place at The Gallery, which includes renowned artists such as Sarel Petrus, JP Meyer, Loni Dräger, Henning Ludeke and Annelie Venter. Paul Boulitreau and Michaella Janse van Vuuren will also be showing.

For further information or a preview please contact The Gallery at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, email: – telephone 021 876 8630 to make an appointment. The Gallery is open from Monday to Sunday, from 10h00 till 18h00.

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.


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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