Franschhoek Wine Valley

Owner’s Cottage @ Grande Provence Nominated in World Travel Awards

‘The Owner’s Cottage’ at the 5-star, award-winning Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek, part of Huka Retreats – Huka Lodge in New Zealand and Dolphin Island in Fiji – has once again been nominated in the category of South Africa’s Leading Villa within the 2011 World Travel Awards.

Comments General Manager, Amanda Roberts: “It’s an absolute privilege to have ‘The Owner’s Cottage’ nominated and we are extremely proud to have gained an international reputation for our unique accommodation and service at Grande Provence. The Owner’s Cottage forms part of the exclusive Grande Provence experience, which includes The Restaurant, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Shop and The Tasting Room as well as our fine cuisine and our signature wines.”

This year is the 18th World Travel Awards, which acknowledges excellence within the global travel and tourism industry and is voted by numerous travel agents worldwide.

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.


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 – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861