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

Booking Information
Telephone: +27 (0)21 874 1648
Mobile: 083 782 5456
Website: Visit Website

More Information
Cultivars: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Annual Production: 35 000 cases Distance to Town Hall: More than 2 km
Trading Hours


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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
& 2012

Service Excellence Award – 2015

Best Tourism Event 2015 – Franschhoek
Bastille Festival

Best Local Tourism Authority Information
service 2013 & 2012


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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
66B Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00
Sunday: 09h00 – 14h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 66 224 6360