Franschhoek Vignerons excel at 2017 Cab Franc Challenge


The winners of the 2nd South African Cabernet Franc Challenge, which included two Franschhoek producers, were announced last week at an exclusive event in Stellenbosch.

 

The Franschhoek Wine Valley appoints new CEO


The board of Franschhoek Wine Valley are pleased to announce that Reinher Behrens has been appointed as the CEO of The Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority NPC (FWV), which came into effect on 1 February 2017.

 

Franschhoek’s finest to cook up a storm with Montréal’s finest


Regarded as one of South Africa’s celebrated chefs, Neil Jewell of Bread & Wine, situated in Franschhoek, will soon be showcasing his world-class talents at the Montréal En Lumière Festival in Canada.

 

Franschhoek Bastille Festival Nominated for a KLINK Award


It’s that time of the year when consumers throughout South Africa are called upon to vote for their favourite in the annual Klink Awards, and the Franschhoek Bastille Festival has been nominated as one of South Africa’s best wine festivals.

 

5 Establishments in Franschhoek make the Top Hotels in the World list


The 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards were recently announced, and once again Franschhoek has proven a popular destination amongst its voters. Five luxury accommodation establishments secured a spot on the prestigious list of Top Hotels in the World.

 

The Franschhoek Wine Valley appoints a new CEO


The board of Franschhoek Wine Valley are pleased to announce that Reinher Behrens has been appointed as the CEO of The Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority NPC (FWV) commencing  1 February 2017.  

 

Franschhoek still SA’s premier culinary destination at Eat Out Awards


Regarded as the event on the foodie social calendar the annual Eat Out Awards took place at a gala event on Sunday, 20 November, and Franschhoek excelled.

 

A tribute to Jenny Prinsloo, Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO 2008 – 2016


Monday, 26 September was a day that many people in the wine industry, and more so Jenny Prinsloo’s life, won’t forget for a very long time.

 

Five Stars for five Franschoek Wine Farms


The much anticipated launch of the 2017 Platter’s SA Wine Guide took place on Monday, 31 October and once again Franschhoek Vignerons were exemplary ambassadors to the valley. A total of 94 five-star wines, as well as one new five-star brandy, are featured in the 2017 guide.

 

Franschhoek adds adventure tourism to its repertoire


Already a popular destination when it comes to food and wine experiences, Franschhoek has something fun and exciting in store for outdoor enthusiasts too.

 
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Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.
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