Bid Winter farewell and embrace Spring with the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival


he Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 September, is the perfect excuse to bid Winter farewell and embrace the splendor of Spring, as your taste buds are treated to a plethora of superb wines from one of SA’s premier wine destinations.

 

Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter


Don’t let the cold weather get the better of you this Winter. Use the opportunity to venture to the Franschhoek Wine Valley which is #OpenForWinter.

 

Gold for Franschhoek Vignerons at 2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show


Franschhoek producers have excelled yet again bringing home Gold at this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show.

 

Gold for Franschhoek vignerons at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards


The results for the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards are in and Franschhoek Wine Valley is proud to announce that three of its producers earned Gold at this prestigious event. These were awarded to Bellingham (Small Barrel Shiraz-Mouvèdre-Viognier 2014), Boschendal (Appellation Series Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and Shiraz 2015) and Babylonstoren (Nebukadnesar 2014).

 

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.

 

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.

 
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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.