Franschhoek Wine Valley

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

Celebrating Franschhoek’s Inspiring Women this August!

Posted by Carmen Arendse on 06 August 2019 2:20 AM CAT
Carmen  Arendse photo

Not only does August symbolize Winter drawing to an end, it’s also a month of great importance to South African women. On 9 August we celebrate National Women’s Day, which commemorates a significant day in our country’s history. In 1956 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to petition against the country’s controversial pass laws, and in 1994 the first National Women’s Day was celebrated to remember this day and pay tribute to the courageous women who fought for freedom. Here in the valley we are proud of the remarkable women who call Franschhoek home. They represent the various sectors in the valley – from wine, accommodation, retail and restaurant – and we greatly appreciate their efforts.

Read more here

There are no comments

Sign in to add your comment.

Recent Posts

Franschhoek’s Virtual Bastille Festival A Resounding Success
Not even COVID-19 could keep one of South Africa’s longest running festivals from taking place this...
read more
Holden Manz Wine Estate Proprietors’ Red Blend 2015 Awarded Double Platinum / Top 100 National Wine Challenge
Holden Manz Wine Estate is delighted to announce that its Proprietors’ Red Blend 2015 has been...
read more
A guide to hiking in Franschhoek
South Africa moved from lockdown alert Level 4 to Level 3 on 1 June 2020. The great news is that at...
read more
Vive Le Franschhoek
Continuing to embrace our new normal has also included hosting our annual Franschhoek Bastille...
read more
Restaurants currently open in Franschhoek
During Level 3 lockdown regulations, the following restaurants in Franschhoek are currently open....
read more
Franschhoek Bastille Festival.... Are you ready for something new?
Join us online from 1 to 11 July 2020... In case the grapevine news hasn’t reached you, here’s...
read more
A Rosé By Any Other Name
Traditionally Rosés are enjoyed during the warmer months, but the versatility of this varietal has...
read more
Are you ready to bid for your bespoke Franschhoek culinary experience?
An idea created by passionate individuals and chefs in an effort to support struggling restaurants...
read more
Shops open in Franschhoek during level 3 lockdown
Below is a list of shops and delis that are currently open in Franschhoek during lockdown in South...
read more
Helping Hand in An Hour of Need – Together Franschhoek
In this ever-changing environment, Together Franschhoek, symbolises the strength in community...
read more

Go to blog