Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons
At the foot of the spectacular Simonsberg mountain in the Franschhoek Valley lies the historic French Huguenot farm Fredericksburg established in 1690 and now home to Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons. A prestigious partnership in wine production formed in 1997 between the Rupert family from South Africa and Baron Benjamin de Rothschild from France. Rupert & Rothschild produce three distinct wines; a single varietal Chardonnay; Rupert & Rothschild Baroness Nadine; a flagship Bordeaux blend; Rupert & Rothschild Baron Edmond and a classic red blend; Rupert & Rothschild Classique, one of South Africa’s most sought after red blends.
See Operating hours during Level 2 lockdown:
Monday – Thursday from 09h00 – 17h00 (Wine Sales)
Monday – Friday 10h00 – 16h30 and Saturday – Sunday from 10h00 – 16h00 (Wine Tastings)
Our restaurant will reopen from Thursday 3 September, and will be open each week for lunch from Thursday – Sunday
Telephone: +27 (0)21 874 1648
Mobile: 083 782 5456
Website: Visit Website
Cultivars: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Annual Production: 35 000 cases
Distance to Town Hall: More than 2 km
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FRANSCHHOEK WINE VALLEY EXISTS TO:
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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
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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
Service Excellence Award – 2015
Best Tourism Event 2015 – Franschhoek
Best Local Tourism Authority Information
service 2013 & 2012
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
Franschhoek Wine Valley
66B Huguenot Road
Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00
Sunday: 09h00 – 14h00
+27(0) 66 224 6360