Margot Janse: A Franschhoek legacy in her own right


Over the course of 21 years Executive Chef and Franschhoek local, Margot Janse has created a name for herself both locally and abroad, collecting top accolades for her much loved African-inspired cuisine.

 

Franschhoek amongst the finest at the 2017 Top 100 SA Wine Challenge


The National Wine Challenge, which incorporates Top 100 SA Wines, the premier fine-wine-only event in South Africa, announced its winning wines at a special event held on 25 April.

 

Franschhoek returns to the Winter Sculpture Fair


The popular Winter Sculpture Fair, a sculpture exhibition in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, returns to the Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park over the weekend of 13 and 14 May.

 

Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are back!


Surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence. This is what the sellout Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are all about, and this year is no exception. If you haven’t booked one of these you’re missing out.

 

DSTV adds extra French flair to the 2017 Franschhoek Bastille Festival


Berets in hand. Check. Red; white and blue outfit planned to perfection. Check. French flair. Check. Now you’re ready to celebrate this year’s DStv Franschhoek Bastille Festival, 15th and 16th July, in style!

 

Franschhoek Excels at Mayoral Tourism Awards


In an awards ceremony held on 29 March the Franschhoek Wine Valley was presented with the Best Tourism-Related Events Award at the annual Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards.

 

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.

 
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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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