Franschhoek Wine Valley

Winelands High Tea – A decadent affair

We might be biased, but we believe that Franschhoek's Winelands High Tea is the best there is. To get a second opinion, we recently invited a group of lovely ladies from the media and blog world to join us for high tea and bubbly with our charismatic host, Nick Davies. 

Between La Motte and La Residence you truly are spoilt for choice when it comes to decadent high teas. Smoked salmon bites and fruit tarts decorated with bright edible flowers, chocolate cake piled high with gorgeous berries and dainty salty pastries were complimented by the jaw-dropping views at La Residence as Nick Davies poured 25 million bubbles from his bottles of Morena MCC.


Franschhoek is widely regarded as the celebration capital and with the Franschhoek Cap Classique and MCC Festival coming up on the weekend of 29th and 30th of November, we will be living up to the title. Tickets are going fast so make sure to get yours before they are sold out. 

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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