|Franschhoek Wine Route|
Franschhoek, Valley of the Huguenots, one of the premier destinations in the World of Wine. Not surprising when one considers that this fertile ground is where the French first made wine in South Africa 300 years ago. Today, that noble tradition is carried forward by the members of the Vignerons de Franschhoek.
42 wine farms, including some of South Africa's most respected names, who produce many of South Africa's top wines. All the noble cultivars and classic styles are on show here. From superb whites such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon and Chenin Blanc to the rich reds of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Merlot. Not to mention the valley's renowned methode Cap Classique Sparkling wines and Ports. And you'll be happy to know most farms readily welcome visitors for tastings.