Klink Awards 2014

Calling all Franschhoek Wine Valley fans! The Klink Awards are once again inviting foodies, wine lovers, outdoor adventurers and wine farm visitors to show their love and appreciation for South Africa


Reuben Riffel stars in MasterChef SA Season 3

MasterChef SA Season 3 has extra special meaning for Franschhoek in that it stars one of its own, none other than chef Reuben Riffel. A celebrity chef in his own right Reuben is recognised throughout


Franschhoek Uncorked 27 & 28 September

Get into the swing of spring and sample superb wines at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, over the weekend of 27 and 28 September. Wineries in and around the Valley will be pulling out the


Ikeys regain the Vino Varsity trophy!

The skies were clear blue last Friday afternoon as the competing teams entered the arena for the 6th annual Vino Varsity Challenge. Tuks arrived early with time to spare for some on-site preparation.


Franschhoek Spotlight on Haute Cabriere

Comprised of two farms, situated on opposite ends of the breathtaking Franschhoek Wine Valley, Haute Cabrière is something extraordinary. A rich history, a whimsical setting, a seductive ap


Post photos of the mounted horses and win!

Did you notice that Franschhoek had some very special four-footed guests in town this past weekend? Especially for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival we had some very special mounted horses that patrol

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Bastille Festival Competition #2 – Win tickets!

Now that we all know that a troupe of dancers from the beautiful islands of the Seychelles will be joining us at the Franschhoek Bastille Festival, we now want to know what dance they will be performing for us!


Franschhoek Spotlight on Vrede en Lust

Vrede en Lust, derived from the Dutch “Peace and Eagerness” is a modern wine farm, built on a 320 year old foundation. Its vision is to become one of South Africa’s most loved wineries by delive


Chef Gerald van der Walt to join the Tasting Room team

Like every other Executive Chef at the top of their game—Margot Janse has decided to appoint a Head Chef for The Tasting Room; Gerald van der Walt (formerly of The Greenhouse in Cape Town). This cre


A Yellow-wood tree for “Cats se Pad” 195th birthday

Stellenbosch Municipality and the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve in association with Absa, today celebrated the 195th birthday of the oldest wagon trail, situated at the foothills of the Franschhoek mou

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