Franschhoek Wine Valley

Post your Bastille festival photos and win 6 weekend passes to Franschhoek Uncorked

This weekend is the 21st annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival weekend! So whip out your baguette and beret and brush up on your French. French culture has become so iconic that it will be hard not to dress up in your red, white and blue!

So make your celebrations a little more French and post a photo of you or your friends having fun at the festival this weekend on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. Remember to use our hashtag #Franschhoek to stand a chance of winning six weekend pass tickets to the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival – 27 and 28 September.

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– Entries only accepted if photos are posted on Saturday and Sunday 12 & 13 July
– Entries should be accompanied by the hashtag #Franschhoek
– Photos posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be accepted
– Inappropriate photos will not be accepted
– Entrants should be older than 18 years
– The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence may be entered into
– Prizes are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash
– Flights and transport not included in prize
– Winners will be notified on Monday 14 July at 14h00

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