Franschhoek Wine Valley

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

Join us at the polo hub of South Africa on 3 March 2018 to celebrate summer, polo, fashion and Veuve Clicquot as the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo returns to Cape Town.

Now in its eighth year, this highly-anticipated event will once again be hosted at Val de Vie Estate in the scenic Paarl-Franschhoek Valley.

The theme ‘Cape Town Summer’ promises to immerse guests into the famed Cape Town summer feeling of clear blue skies and endless summer afternoons envied by so many. This feeling, together with the spectacular fashion, hospitality, fast paced polo and of course Veuve Clicquot, promises to make for a supreme afternoon.

Our Official Broadcast Partner, E! Entertainment, will be capturing all the glamour and exhilarating action on the day, giving you the opportunity to relive the experience that will include incredible hospitality, a fashion experience, a luxury car showcase and beauty & hair pamper lounges.

Join the celebration by booking your tickets on Computicket.

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Franschhoek Summer Wines

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 17 January 2018 2:00 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. An intimate and exclusive social calendar highlight where the Franschhoek Vigneron’s choices for Summer will be showcased.

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Oh boy, he's here!

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 06 December 2017 3:25 AM CAT
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Trompie and his svelte young wife Racheltjie are proud to announce the arrival of their firstborn, a dashing baby jack. The newest member of the family was born early yesterday morning in perfect health, with four hooves and two floppy ears from Babylonstoren farm.

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Get ready for the social calendar event of 2017. Stand out in the crowd as you sip on some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Mastercard®, which takes place on 2 and 3 December. Dress to impress in your Black and White with a Splash of Summer themed outfit. Tickets cost R375 per person and are available online directly through Webtickets. Use your Mastercard payment card to pay and receive a 10% discount on your ticket purchase, as well as a 10% discount on purchases made at the festival.

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La Motte welcomes back mezzo-soprano Minette du Toit Pearce and bass baritone Thato Machona for the annual Christmas concert of festive oratoria, songs and Christmas carols. Johann Nel returns to narrate the Christmas story.

Concert information and reservation details:

When           : 9 December 2017

Time            : 19h00

Admission : R200

Reservations: Angela at +27(0)21 876 8000 or

La Motte Estate’s gates only open at 18:00. Concert starts promptly at 19:00.

Concert-goers with dinner reservations at Pierneef à La Motte should please be seated in the restaurant.

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Graham Beck Cap Classique Dinner at Leeu Estates

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 21 November 2017 2:25 AM CAT
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Toast to the start of the festive season and summer in the Cape Winelands with the popping of corks and flutes of fizz at our bespoke Cap Classique dinner with Graham Beck Bubbly on Friday 1 December, taking place at Leeu Estates.

With the renowned annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival taking place on 2 and 3 December, this is the perfect pre-amble to a weekend of celebrations in true Franschhoek style!

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Brand new addition to the LOrmarins wine range

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 17 November 2017 7:40 AM CAT
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You don’t need a celebration to enjoy a glass of Methodé Cap Classique and the brand new addition to our  #LOrmarins range is perfectly suited to any occasion!

The L’Ormarins Brut Classique Rosé NV - with its delicate salmon “summer sunset” hue - is the perfect “anytime” drink this season. Tantalising aromas of raspberry and strawberry, lively acidity and toasted biscuit flavours abound in this p layful Pinot Noir led MCC.

The Brut Classique Rosé NV joins our Brut Classique NV, Brut Rosé (vintage) and Blanc de Blancs to complete a quartet of L'Ormarins MCCs. Available directly from the Anthonij Rupert Wyne estate at R120 per bottle, or just R99 per bottle for our #WineClub members. Also via select specialist wine stores nationwide.

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Treat your taste buds

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 17 November 2017 1:00 AM CAT
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Besides the fabulous MCC’s at this years Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival 2 - 3 December, local restaurants will ensure you don’t go hungry with their range of delectable delights. Treat your taste buds to these world-class food offerings.

Remember to purchase your tickets online at to avoid appointment's.

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