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Franschhoek Uncorked Festival 2019

Posted on the August 12th, 2019

Occurring annually, the two-day Franschhoek Uncorked festival has become a firm favourite among locals and visitors alike. Providing a unique opportunity to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, guests are invited to go from estate to estate sampling exciting new releases as well as other popular wines from their range.

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival 2018

 

When and Where?

This year’s Uncorked festival will be taking place on the 14th and 15th of September 2019 11 AM – 4 PM each day. Tickets are available from Webtickets at a cost of R180 for a full weekend pass while under 18’s are free. Tickets will also be available on the day for R200.

The various events will be taking place in the main town of Franschhoek as well as a host of satellite wine farms from familiar and well-known to newly discovered and flourishing.

For a breakdown of the vineyards taking part and a corresponding map, visit the website.

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

What’s in Store?

Aside from enjoying various red, white, rosé and MCC fruits of the vine at their respective wineries, there are also some fun, themed tastings, bespoke meals, live music, and some traditional lawn games that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Although themed towards those over the age of 18, Franschhoek Uncorked is still a family-friendly event with activities suited to each member of your group such as art exhibitions, flower bulb markets, vineyard tours and much more.

While this event is fantastic for the entire family to enjoy, it also enables visitors to the area an opportunity to stay in some of the lovely local hotels and B&B’s. As Franschhoek is known as the culinary capital of South Africa, Franschhoek Uncorked is the perfect opportunity to try some of the highly acclaimed restaurants in and around this vibrant town – if you’re not too full from the day’s events of course!

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Located on the outskirts of the town, Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle during this fun-filled weekend. Le Franschhoek’s two restaurants ensure you need not venture too far to enjoy various culinary delights during your stay. Visit the on-site spa and indulge in a relaxing treatment between festival activities to truly top off your weekend away.

Don’t forget about Le Franschhoek’s Festival Special – spend 2 nights at the hotel and receive 2 tickets to your selected festival plus 15% off our best price. Make a reservation today through our website, via email to reservations@lefranschhoek.co.za, or call us at 021 876 8900.

 

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