Franschhoek Wine Valley attended the Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town with the Franschhoek Wine Tram, from 2 – 4 June 2017
Posted by Carmen Arendse on 07 July 2017 11:20 AM CAT
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
National Geographic Traveller has announced the winners of its inaugural Big Sleep Awards, and Babylonstoren took home top honours in the Gourmet Getaway Award. Babylonstoren was signaled out as the cream of the accommodation crop in their category which included accommodation establishments from around the world.
Have you heard the news yet? Terbodore Coffee Roasters has moved into their new premises and their flagship roastery now showcases all that is special about Terbodore.
Chocolate, once regarded as a ‘gift of the gods’ by the ancient Mayans, enjoyed a less favourable status when it first landed in Europe, where it was viewed with suspicion: the exhilaration and joy that cocoa elicited in consumers was seen as a devilish temptation, and chocolate became an ‘underground’ treat, enjoyed only by a daring few, who disregarded rules in favour of indulgence.
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 .
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. Come out from the cold and discover the amazing offers Franschhoek has in store for you this season. Cozy warm fireplaces, robust red wines, soul comforting food and so much more.
Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run on the 15th of July 2017
The Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run is a wilderness adventure, for which you need to be prepared – you have been warned!
The Franschhoek Mountains in July can be covered in snow. The rivers are scenic yet cold.
Read more here: http://franschhoek.org.za/event/salomon-bastille-day-trail-run-2017/
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 Wine Valley CEO, Jenny Prinsloo, who passed away tragically late last year, was also honoured at the ceremony with a special award, which paid tribute to her contribution to the industry.