Franschhoek Wine Valley

  • P.O. Box 178
  • Franschhoek, Western Cape
  • 7690
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • +27218762861
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Le Coin Français’ Executive Chef, Darren Badenhorst, will get the opportunity to showcase his culinary skills this week at the fourth annual Goût de France (Good France) week which takes place during 19 to 25 March. The purpose of the initiative is to embrace and respect differences, the exchange of recipes and most importantly forging new relationships.

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It’s Gold for Babylonstoren and La Residence

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 22 February 2018 8:15 AM CAT
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The Babylonstoren Hotel has once again secured a spot on the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Gold List. This is the third time in a row that the luxurious boutique hotel, situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, has been acknowledged by this internationally recognized lifestyle and travel publication.

La Residence, best described as a tranquil haven of comfort and relaxation, also secured a spot on this internationally recognized and sought-after list. 

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It’s a hat-trick for Babylonstoren

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 02 February 2018 11:05 AM CAT
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The Babylonstoren Hotel has once again secured a spot on the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Gold List. This is the third time in a row that the luxurious boutique hotel, situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, has been acknowledged by this internationally recognized lifestyle and travel publication.

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The energy of harvest time in the Winelands is infectious! To share the excitement, La Motte wine estatein the Franschhoek Valley invites guests to participate in a special Harvest Experience presented for the duration of the 2018 harvest. Enjoy the unique harvest time traditions and practices on a guided tour presented by one of the estate’s Wine Ambassadors.

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Win with Franschhoek Summer Wines

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 30 January 2018 12:05 PM CAT
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WIN! Share your best moments at Franschhoek Summer Wines on Facebook this weekend and stand a chance to win four tickets to the Franschhoek Bastille Festival in July 2018. Simply upload your photo on the Franschhoek Wine Valley Facebook page and remember to use the hashtag #FHKSummer to complete your entry click here

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Franschhoek still welcomes visitors in spite of the current drought, with tourists flocking to the valley ready to discover all that it has to offer. However, as beautiful as the region is, the Western Cape of which we’re part of, is experiencing a significant drought. As of 1 February the Stellenbosch Municipality will implement Level 6 water restrictions. Residents and visitors will be restricted to 87 litres of water per person per day until further notice. The City of Cape Town has moved to level 6B and is restricting their residents to 50 litres per day. Stellenbosch Municipality may decide to increase restrictions to level 6B at a later date.

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Last year the Franschhoek Wine Valley team once again participated in the successful Santa Shoebox Project. The initiative collects and distributes gifts at Christmas time to underprivileged children throughout South Africa and Namibia. The success of the Project can largely be attributed to its personal nature – donors give gifts to children whose names, ages and genders are known.

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