Franschhoek Wine Valley

  • P.O. Box 178
  • Franschhoek, Western Cape
  • 7690
  • +27218762861

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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It’s a hat-trick for Babylonstoren

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 02 February 2018 4:05 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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Win with Franschhoek Summer Wines

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 30 January 2018 5:05 AM 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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Franschhoek Summer Wines

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 29 January 2018 9:40 AM CAT
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It’s a new year, Summer is in full swing and it’s the perfect opportunity to sample seasonal inspired wines at the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday, 3 February, at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards. Join us at this intimate and exclusive event where the Franschhoek Vigneron’s choices for Summer will be showcased.

These include a superb selection of white, rosé, Méthode Cap Classique and light red wines. Tickets cost R220 per person and can be purchased online via Pre-booking is essential as tickets are limited. The cost includes entry, a complimentary tasting glass and 15 wine tasting coupons, which can be redeemed on the day of the show between 12pm and 5pm.

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