Franschhoek Wine Valley

Music, food & wine – the perfect harmony at the inaugural Franschhoek Food & Wine Festival

Look forward to a phlethora of smells, sights, sounds and tastes as Franschhoek comes to Johannesburg this August with the inaugural Franschhoek Food & Wine Festival at Montecasino.

For the weekend of 28 to 30 August visitors in and around Gauteng will be able to tickle their taste buds with four of SA’s Culinary Capital’s finest restaurants, as well as 15 of the valley’s top wine farms. Adding extra French flair Franschhoek’s chocolatiers, pâtissiers and cheese-producers will provide an authentic gastronomic and sensory experience.

Expect to see the following Franschhoek establishments at what promises to become a social calendar highlight:

Restaurants, Cheese Producers and Chocolatiers

Boschendal Restaurant & Deli
Bread & Wine
Foliage Restaurant
Fromage de France
Grande Provence Estate – The Restaurant
Huguenot Fine Chocolates
Paulina’s Restaurant at Rickety Bridge
Pierneef à La Motte

Wine Farms

Anthonij Rupert Wyne
Black Elephant Vintners
Boekenhoutskloof Winery
Chamonix Wines
Grande Provence Estate
Haute Cabrière – the home of Pierre Jourdan
La Bri
La Motte
Lynx Wines
Morena (Franschhoek Pass Winery)
Rickety Bridge Winery
Stony Brook

Completing the perfect wine and culinary experience the Johannesburg Symphonic Orchestra will keep visitors entertained with their velvety notes.

Tickets are priced from R150 per person and can be purchased directly from For more details visit or facebook/franschhoekfoodandwinefestival and @FHKFoodWineFest.

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