Franschhoek Wine Valley

Meet Kuba – our Franschhoek wine dog of the month for April

Kuba with owner Kristopher Tillery

Although known for producing superb wines (and olive oils), visitors to Noble Hill Wine Estate could be forgiven for assuming that their most famous attraction is their resident Rhodesian Ridgeback, Kuba.

Kuba loves nothing more than to greet visitors to the tasting room on this family owned estate, members of the Franschhoek Wine Valley. The most photographed (and photogenic) of Noble Hill’s inhabitants, he takes his role as ‘official greeter’ very seriously. Unless, of course, there happens to be food somewhere nearby, visitors will need to take a step back until his belly is full for the next round of welcomes.  

For more information about Kuba’s human owners and their outstanding wines visit

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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