Franschhoek Wine Valley

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

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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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.

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The Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are back!

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 27 June 2017 7:10 PM CAT
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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 mysteryweekend@franschhoek.org.za .

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Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 26 June 2017 11:25 AM CAT
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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.

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Salomon Bastille Day trail run 2017

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 22 June 2017 11:25 AM CAT
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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/

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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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