Franschhoek Wine Valley

  • P.O. Box 178
  • Franschhoek, Western Cape
  • 7690
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • +27218762861
PUBLIC PROFILE

Franschhoek Excels at Mayoral Tourism Awards

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 03 April 2017 12:35 PM CAT
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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.

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Take your annual hibernation to a new level – and different location - this winter with the ultimate winelands escape at La Petite Ferme, the intimate mountainside estate that overlooks the Franschhoek Valley.  La Petite Ferme has put together an extra special attraction to turn the sedentary humdrum into a comfort getaway in the lap of great hospitality. Their ultimate winter escape packages – available from 1 May until 30 September - invite you to make the estate your home in one of the luxuriously appointed vineyard suites or Manor House designed with privacy in mind and which make the most of the farm’s panoramas to forever. 

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Book your stay at Mont D'or Franschhoek

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 15 March 2017 4:50 AM CAT
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Mont D'or Franschhoek are situated in the spectacular Cape Winelands and fortunate to be closely positioned to the historic village centre.  An extra bonus is that our guesthouse accommomdation is just an easy stroll away from Franschhoek’s great variety of entertainment:  restaurants, wine tasting, chocolateries, museums, monuments, exclusive shops, medical practitioners and pharmacies.

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Blend your own herbal teas at Babylonstoren

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 03 March 2017 1:15 PM CAT
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We invite you to enjoy the healing garden at Babylonstoren as a quiet space, slowing down and blending herbal teas as guided by gardener Gundula. Seated on the floor of the shaded bamboo gloriette, a selection of savoury and sweet confections is served to complement the infusions you create. Only fresh, seasonal ingredients are used and great care is taken in the preparation.

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Regarded as one of South Africa’s celebrated chefs, Neil Jewell of Bread & Wine, situated in Franschhoek, will soon be showcasing his world-class talents at the Montréal En Lumière Festival in Canada. He, together with 11 other chefs from across the globe have been invited to create a culinary masterpiece for gastronomes attending what is regarded as the largest winter festival of its kind in North America.

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The Franschhoek Valley Football Club (FVFC) established in September 2016, aims to give children in the Franschhoek Valley, the opportunity to play club football with a chance to develop into future professional players. The academy currently has an under 13 boy’s side, 16 players, with the intention of expanding the number of teams by the 2018 season. The programs objectives are to develop the team into well rounded individuals both on and off the field.

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