Franschhoek Wine Valley

The Winter Sculpture Fair returns to Nirox on 13 and 14 May, 2017

An international sculpture exhibition in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, complete with exquisite food and wine from the Franschhoek Valley. #WinterSculptureFair

Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair returns to the Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind on the weekend of 13 and 14 May, 2017.

Join us to experience world-class sculpture while enjoying Franschhoek's finest food and wine. Once again Artlogic has teamed up with Franshhoek Tourism to bring to the Fair the best food and wine from the famed Cape valley. Top restaurants and wineries will set up shop alongside artisanal cheese, charcuterie and chocolate stands. Visitors will be able buy goods from over 40 exhibitors to tailor-make their own picnic experience amongst the sculptures.

The 2017 Nirox winter exhibition, Open Laboratory, will be open to the public throughout the Winter Sculpture Fair. Visitors can wander the park and discover the artworks, or picnic amongst the sculpture with family and friends.

The 2017 Winter Sculpture Fair is open from 10h00 – 17h00 daily on both 13 and 14 May, 2017. Tickets are available online only prior to the event at for R165. Children 12 years and under enter free. For more information, visit; email or like the Winter Sculpture Fair on Facebook.

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