Get a taste of Grande Provence at Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Saturday, 11 July – Sunday 12 July 2015, 12h00 to 17h00, Huguenot Monument

Join Grande Provence at the annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival on Saturday, 11 July to Sunday, 12 July for a perfect French inspired weekend with superb wines, mouth-watering fare, lots of activities and ample parking.

Held on the grounds of the Huguenot Monument in a cosy Food and Wine Marquee, the festival will showcase the entire Angels Tears range as well as the Grande Provence Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc/Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz, along with wines from other local estates. Adding an extra twist, Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst of Grande Provence has included a banting friendly Franschhoek cauliflower wrap expertly prepared with smoked trout, pickled cucumber, yuzu cream cheese, citrus and salmon caviar.

Extend your stay in Franschhoek at the Grande Provence Owner’s Cottage and La Provençale and don’t miss out on the special Heartland accommodation offer valid until 31 August. With The Restaurant, Gallery and wine tastings at the Tasting Room, guests can experience a tranquil winter break away from the hustle and bustle.

Tickets for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival cost R200 per person, which includes a complimentary tasting glass. Tickets can be bought on the day or pre-booked online at

For accommodation enquiries at Grande Provence, phone Vera Alberts on 021 876 8600 or email

• Experience outstanding Franschhoek winelands hospitality at Grande Provence and visit to enter for their luxurious two night stay over giveaway promotion. Accepting entries until 31 July, this special offer is tailor-made for travellers looking for a haven of tranquillity in this picturesque valley. Click on the ‘Contact Us’ tab, fill in your details and write ‘Win a Grande Provence Estate Weekend’ in the message section.
• Located in Franschhoek, the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate embraces true South African wine heritage, excellent food at The Restaurant and luxury accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage and La Provençale. Part of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence also offers guests The Winery, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden and The Shop. For more information visit, or Twitter @grande_provence.

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Issued by: GC Communications
Contact: Clarissa du Plessis
Tel: +27 +21-462 0520

On behalf of: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate
Contact: Karl Lambour


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