Posted by Carmen Arendse on 10 July 2017 2:10 PM CAT
Franschhoek Wine Valley received sponsorship from the Franschhoek Wine Tram to be used for schools & creches. Frranschhoek Wine Valley assisted 6 creches in the valley with their educational needs and to prepare schools for the cold winter months. The creches were Sunbeam Creche, Kabouterland, Lisi’s creche & aftercare, Inkwezi Day care Centre, Khanyisa Creche & Acorn Christian Day care. -Toys and furniture was delivered on 15 June 2017.
The Food & Wine Marquee which festivalgoers can visit during the weekend of the 15th and 16th of July is set against the backdrop of the historic Huguenot Monument and is the place to be. As winter sets in the marquee is guaranteed to keep out the cold yet still offering exquisite views of the mountain. Ample parking on the grounds allow for comfortable walking distance to and from the village. Sample the superb Franschhoek wines on offer or treat your taste buds to the selection of delicious gourmet fare available to purchase from some of Franschhoek’s well-known eateries.
Tickets to the Food & Wine Marquee cost R 280 per person.
Book your tickets here
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Book your unforgettable Franschhoek Mystery Weekend experience for either both, or one of these available dates:
- 28 to 30 July
- 25 to 27 August
Packages available at R4600 per couple for 2 nights. Each package include the following:
- Two nights’ accommodation;
- Breakfast daily;
- An exclusive Friday night get together;
- Dinner on the Saturday night;
- Lunch on either the Saturday or the Sunday;
- A selection of fun filled bespoke Franschhoek experiences which will be revealed upon your check in, but are guaranteed to be unforgettable.
For bookings or more information, contact Carmen Arendse on firstname.lastname@example.org .