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Franschhoek Winter Wines 2019

Posted on the May 17th, 2019

Winter has officially set in, and what better way to celebrate (or commiserate) than by sampling seasonally-inspired wines at Franschhoek Winter Wines 2019. Taking place on Saturday, 15 June – from 11am to 4pm – at Franschhoek Cellar, this annual event is a cosy favourite on the Franschhoek social calendar.

Franschhoek Winter Wines

A fantastic selection of red wines will be available at this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines, including Shiraz, Merlot, Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon and other red blends. The cosy setting of the Franschhoek Cellar is the perfect location to mingle with the local Vignerons who will be showcasing their seasonal creations. A list of winemakers secured for the event includes Boschendal Wine Estate, Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, Franschhoek Cellar itself, and many more.

Tickets for Franschhoek Winter Wines 2019 are available from Webtickets at R295 per person. This price includes a complimentary wine glass, a tasting of all the wines on show and a R20 voucher (to be redeemed on the day).

Franschhoek Winter Wines 2019

If you’re still on the lookout for accommodation for Franschhoek Winter Wines, make sure to check availability at Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa. The luxury hotel are offering significant discounts on accommodation rates in winter. View rates and find out more here.

Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa boasts 79 en-suite, stylish rooms and suites, and 16 double and single self-catering villas, set against a backdrop of manicured gardens and the Hottentot-Hollands Mountain. The hotel features three onsite restaurants – the fine-dining Sauvage Restaurant, the stunning Le Verger Orchard Restaurant and La Pavillion, where breakfast is served. During their stay, guests are encouraged to book a rejuvenating spa treatment at The Camelot Spa to truly take a step back from the busyness of everyday life.

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Another standout experience of a stay at Le Franschhoek is High Tea on the Terrace. For just R295 per person, everyday from 12pm – 5pm, enjoy a glass of Cap Classique and a tiered platter of hand-selected sweets and mouth-watering savoury canapes. Experience the rich history of the Franschhoek Valley through the iconic Cape Dutch architecture of this establishment and enjoy an indulgent winelands experience that’s not to be forgotten.

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Franschhoek Winter Wines
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