Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival 2017

Posted on the October 19th, 2017

All year long the Franschhoek Vignerons have been slaving away. Working under intense pressure and with absolute dedication. Everything has been hush-hush…until now. These award-winning winemakers are no longer able to retain their secret as their excellent craftsmanship has been bubbling under just waiting to pop.

Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Taking place from 2 – 3 December, the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival is a celebration of their craft and the absolute magic of bubbles. South Africa’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques will be the star of the show, alongside some of the most magnificent hand-picked French champagnes. South Africa’s phenomenal little French corner will be everything but little this December. The gourmet capital will be pulling out all the stops. Your taste buds will be begging for more as some of Franschhoek’s finest chefs and restaurants open their doors for this phenomenal festival. With excellent wines, tantalising food, it’s only natural for you to dress up too.

Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival 2017

Come dress to the nines and strut your stuff in the lavish gardens in front of Franschhoek’s iconic Huguenot Monument. This year’s theme is Black and White with a Splash of Summer. The picturesque scenery of the Franschhoek Valley is the perfect backdrop with which to enjoy these award winning wines. Come and spend your weekend celebrating at the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival because it is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget.

Franschhoek Festivals

Tickets for the festival may be purchased directly through Webtickets. Tickets cost R375 per person and include access to the festival, which is open daily between 12pm and 5pm, and a complimentary tasting glass and tasting coupons. Children under 18 years will be allowed free entry to the festival. Make sure you book those tickets now as tickets are limited and everyone wants to get their hands on them.

Franschoek Events

If you’re looking to enjoy breath-taking views and unquestionably luxurious accommodation to maximise your festival experience, then Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa is the venue you’re looking for. World class cuisine, an award winning spa and beautifully furnished suites will make your festival experience absolutely unforgettable. To find out more about this wonderful festival or to book your accommodation at Le Franschhoek, don’t hesitate to contact us on, 021-876 8900 or email,

Image Credits: Franschhoek Wine Valley Flickr

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