Pulling Out All The Stops At This Year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Words: Crush

Bid farewell to the winter blues by heading out to this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival over the weekend of the 14th and 15th of September.

New Gems

What better excuse to explore South Africa’s premier wine destination, whilst uncovering a fine selection of wine gems from the Franschhoek Vignerons.

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Wineries in the valley welcome the fresh, new season,  showcasing their exciting new vintages and releases, as well as putting on a string of special events for visitors.

New release line-ups range from MCC’s, white wines and rosés to red varietals. Noble Hill, Holden Manz Wine Estate, Rickety Bridge Winery, Dieu Donné Vineyards, Topiary Wines and Black Elephant Vintners, amongst others, are some of the producers participating in this year’s not to be missed Franschhoek Uncorked Festival.

Time To Explore

Pack the car and set off for the countryside and its exquisite views whilst traveling from farm to farm. Be sure not to miss the live entertainment on offer as you plan your voyage of discovery of the region’s great wines and culinary treats.

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

With most of the Franschhoek wineries participating in this fun two-day festival, there promises to be something for everyone. Which includes cellar and vineyard tours, barrel tastings, food and wine pairings, old school lawn games and more!

Make A Weekend Of It

Book into one of Franschhoek’s luxurious accommodation establishments, which range from quaint B&B’s and guest houses to 5-star boutique hotels which allows for plenty of time to stroll down the main road, uncovering world-class shops, art galleries and boutiques during your Uncorked weekend.

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Prebook Your Tickets

Avoid the queues and pre-book your Uncorked Weekend Pass through Webtickets. Pre-booked tickets cost R180 per person and tickets purchased on the day, at the participating wine farms, will cost R200 each. Yyour Uncorked Weekend Pass (valid for both days) allows you access to all of the participating wine farms and a complimentary tasting glass plus free wine tastings. We invite you to come and indulge yourself as you witness the country’s gourmet capital, blossom and come alive.

For more info and accommodation availability contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021 876 2861.

If you are looking for other weekend activities to do in Franschhoek click here.


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