Franschhoek Wine Valley

New programme of Cooking Demo’s at Leopard’s Leap

Since introducing a special programme of Cooking Demonstrations around its centrepiece Kitchen Table, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards have been entertaining those passionate about all things culinary to an exceptional experience of cooking, eating and wining!

The amicable Chef Pieter de Jager will be demonstrating thematic dishes while involving participants in all aspects of cooking and guiding them to better understand dishes and recipes, to practice technique and to confidently identify tastes and finding a complementing wine match.

The Cooking Demonstration programme for the first quarter of 2018 covers a wide array of culinary disciplines and food styles – from sustainable South African seafood to understanding the intricacies of spice, the intrigue regionality in Italian cuisine and the pure decadence and delight of something sweet!

Cooking Demonstrations cost: R450 per person

12 January – Coastal Road Trip

Join us on a coastal road trip – from Cape Town to Khosi Bay! Discover the wealth of sustainable seafood, learn how to prepare these delicate ingredients and enjoy a variety of recipes making the most of the fruit of the ocean.

9 February – Spices of the World

Enjoy the fragrance and variety of spices from all over the world. From sweet cinnamon to fiery chilli, intricate cardamom to luxurious saffron. Join Chef Pieter de Jager for an introduction to the intoxicating world of spice and learn to use them to their utmost in a variety of dishes.

2 March – Flavours of Lombardy

Whether it is the decadence of Risotto alla Milanese, the heartiness of Ossobuco or the traditional delight of Panettone, make an acquaintance with the charm and delight that is the food of northern Italy.

6 April – Sweet, Shweet, Swiet

Heaven to those with a sweet tooth, Chef Pieter guides guests through a tempting array of delicate pastries and moreish desserts. Sweets in all its shapes and forms!

Reservations should be made in advance at reservations@leopardsleap.co.za or +27 (0)21 876 8002.


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.

 

Contact Us

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