Franschhoek Wine Valley

Hazelnut & fig tarts, frozen chevre yoghurt from Bread & Wine Restaurant

Pate Sucre:

  • 250 gram cake flour
  • 100 gram icing sugar
  • 100 gram butter
  • 2 eggs


Combine the flour & icing sugar. Rub in the butter.

Add the eggs and gently work till dough comes together.

Wrap dough in cling film and allow to rest minimum 30 minutes in fridge.

Roll out on a lightly floured surface to desired thickness, line tart tin.

Allow to rest in fridge, at 20 mins before baking.


  • 94 gram ground almonds
  • 94 gram ground hazelnuts
  • 188 gram soft butter
  • 188 gram castor sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 25 gram cake flour


Cream sugar & butter, till pale & light and sugar has dissolved.

Add eggs, mixing well.

Fold in the flour & nuts

To complete:

Pipe frangipani into lined tart tin, half filling.

Top with fresh figs, halved or quartered, depending on size.

Bake for 30 – 40 minutes at 175 C

Serve with frozen chevre yoghurt

Chevre frozen yoghurt

  • 2 gelatine leaves
  • 55g milk
  • 60g fresh chevre cheese
  • 55g buttermilk
  • 50g yoghurt
  • 100g glucose
  • 50g sugar
  • 2g kosher salt
  • .5g citric acid


Bloom the gelatine

Warm half the milk, whisk in the soften gelatine.

Blend with remaining ingredients, puree till smooth.

Churn in ice cream maker.


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