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The Last Elephant Scores highly with Tim Atkin MW

Tim Atkin, an award-winning wine writer and British Master of Wine with over 30 years’ experience and a strong international following, awarded Franschhoek Cellar’s The Last Elephant (2018 vintage) 93 points in his 2021 Best of South Africa Report. Now in its 9th edition, the annual report takes into account everything from climatic impact, political […]

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Classic Cape Snoek and Chenin Blanc

Snoek and freshly baked bread is a nostalgic meal for Franschhoek Cellar chef, Karen du Toit. “One of my favourite childhood memories is my Dad making snoek in this traditional way, and I would stand by his side and watch his every move. That’s the way we ate the snoek…with bread and homemade apricot jam. […]

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Where Quality Meets Value
19 April 2021

It’s been a very busy few weeks for Cellar Master Ryan Puttick and the winemaking team at Franschhoek Cellar. The first lots of Sauvignon Blanc have been harvested, and according to Ryan, have already finished fermenting: “The Sauvignon Blanc smells amazing.” As far as winemaking is concerned, Ryan’s philosophy for Franschhoek Cellars is centred around […]

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Mother Nature Waits For No One
02 March 2021

Located at the very entrance to the picturesque Valley of Franschhoek, Franschhoek Cellar is a destination for great hospitality, food, and of course outstanding wines. The recent global pandemic has presented many challenges for the industry as a whole, but we now look ahead to what the new vintage has in store for us. Franschhoek […]

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#DrinkChenin – A toast to South Africa’s favourite noble variety
20 June 2020

The Chenin grape is incredibly versatile, which, depending on the winemaker’s skill, can lead to a variety of delicious premium wines,

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Hot acts not to miss this Summer

Join us for a sizzling summer of world-class acts including Andrew Young.

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