Welcome to the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival website!

Join Franschhoek as the wineries open their doors to #Braai4Heritagefhk at the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, 26 to 27 September.

What better way to celebrate your heritage than over a glass of Franschhoek wine, selected by the winemakers, paired with delicious food cooked over an open flame as Franschhoek prepares to Braai4Heritage.

Don’t miss out on special festival offerings – the perfect excuse to stock up on wine for the upcoming festive season!

Your Uncorked Weekend Pass, which costs R120 per person, allows you access to the participating farms as well as a complimentary tasting glass and free wine tastings. Pre-book through www.webtickets.co.za to avoid disappointment.                                 

For more info contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021 876 2861 or visit www.franschhoekuncorked.co.za for further details and a list of participating farms.  For regular updates follow us on Twitter @Franschhoek_SA. 

Win a Franschhoek Uncorked Festival Experience with the Pretty Blog!


The Pretty Blog has an amazing ‪#‎PrettyGiveaway‬ for Franschhoek Uncorked and are going to reward a lucky someone with the ultimate weekend wine experience for them and their friends! 10 Uncorked tickets, lunch for 10 people, AND a case of wine from, a participating farm - enter now and stand a chance to win!

It doesn’t end there though! Should you not be the lucky winner, book your tickets and earn R30 off the ticket price of R120. But be sure to use the coupon code “prettyblog”!

Win tickets to Franschhoek Uncorked!

What better way to celebrate your heritage than over a glass of Franschhoek wines, selected by the winemakers, paired with delicious food cooked over an open flame as Franschhoek prepares to Braai4Heritage!

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 Want to join us for the Franschhoek Uncorked weekend 26 & 27 September?

 We are giving away 
FOUR weekend passes to Franschhoek Uncorked (valued at R480),
courtesy of Franschhoek Wine Valley.

 To stand a chance of winning these tickets
have a look at the festival programme and activities on this website and tell us which farms you would like to visit during the Uncorked Festival weekend and why!

 Comment on this competition post with your answer,
"like" our FWV Facebook page,
and remember to share the competition via any of your social media networks below
to increase your chances of winning!

Entries close on Wednesday 16 September 2015.


  • Entries close on Wednesday 16 September 2015 at 12h00.
  • Winners announced Wednesday 16 September 2015 at 14h00.
  • Entrants should be older than 18 years.
  • Flights and transport not included in prize.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence may be entered into.
  • Prizes are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash.

Take a ride with Uber at Franschhoek Uncorked

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We have partnered with Uber to get all guests to and from the event safely and in style! All new users can sign up here with the promotional code: Franschhoek15, in order to receive a free first ride up to R200.

To request your ride, simply download the free application for iPhone, Android, Blackberry 7, Windows Phone, or visit the mobile site: m.uber.com. Please note that in order to ensure a reliable ride, Uber will be charging an additional R50.00 on all trips taken home from the festival.


Uber is an on-demand service that seamlessly connects you with a private driver at the tap of a button. The entire service is cash free and the fare is deducted directly from your card on file. For questions, please contact Uber at supportcapetown@uber.com

Celebrate Spring in style at this year’s Protea Party

Be sure to diarise Saturday, 26 September, which marks the date for the annual Anthonij Rupert Estate Protea Party.

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The setting is a marquee, erected on the lawns of the Anthonij Rupert Tasting room, where you will dine under the stars with the majestic Drakenstein Mountains as your backdrop.

Make your way to the Estate by 18:30 pm to take advantage of the sun setting over the Franschhoek valley where you’ll be welcomed with a thirst quenching Protea Rosé cocktail.


A harvest style Winelands feast of fresh seasonal ingredients from the Franschhoek valley follows. A variety of delicious snacks, including skewers of roasted and marinated vegetables, beef empanadas & venison Carpaccio with rocket will kick off the feast. Slow roasted pork belly takes centre stage, served with roasted apples and a variety of other delicious accompaniments.

Round off your evening by indulging in the delectable treats on offer at the dessert station, which includes gourmet cupcakes as well as an ice cream bar with all the toppings.

Work off your dessert on the dance floor with live music provided by the popular rocking Newton band before heading home.

Tickets cost R450 per person, including food, wine and live entertainment.

Booking is essential as seating is limited. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.webtickets.co.za. For more information please call 021 874 9041, or e-mail tasting@rupertwines.com