Franschhoek Wine Valley

Submit your photos and stand a chance of winning a Franschhoek Mystery Weekend package for two!

We are calling on all Franschhoek fans to take part in our exciting new Franschhoek photo competition! With the launch of our brand new Franschhoek Wine Valley website, we are now searching for the most magical photos that capture the true essence of our gorgeous valley that we can use on our new website!

We would love to receive your image contributions and use them online. In return we will reward the best photo contribution by sending the winner plus a partner or friend on our next Franschhoek Mystery Weekend package taking place from 19 to 21 August 2016! The popular Franschhoek Mystery Weekend is valued at R 3 900. To find out more about what is included, have a look at our website here:

All photo contributions should be emailed to our Marketing Manager at by no later than Friday 12 August 2016.

Follow these steps to submit your images

  1. We’re looking for extraordinary images of Franschhoek that tell us a story. Show us the beauty of the valley, our people and experiences by sharing it with us. 
  2. Rename and resize your images to between 600KB and 2 MB
  3. Send us the following required information with your image:
    1. Your full name
    2. Area of permanent residency
    3. Brief description of the scene and where it was taken (<200 words)
  4. Submit a maximum of five images by email to (please ensure that your email are no larger than 6MB in size).


  • Entrants should be older than 18 years. 
  • Flights and transport not included in prize. 
  • The prize is only valid for 19 to 21 August 2016, for two people and is not transferable. No children are allowed.  
  • Should the winner not be able to take up the prize, the runner-up will receive the prize.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence may be entered into. 
  • Prizes are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash.
  • All photos submitted should be copyright free and should be available for use on Franschhoek Wine Valley’s website and other social media platforms.
  • Credit will be given to the photographer of each photo used online.
  • Photos displaying people should be accompanied by a model release form (on request should the photo be used).
  • Entries close on Friday 12 August 2016 at 12pm. Only emailed entries will be accepted.

For any questions please contact us at We are looking forward to receiving your entries! 

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