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Our Winemaker for a Day® workshop is awarded the
BEST WINE TOURIST EXPERIENCE 2023 by African Excellence Awards
- a must-do on any Franschhoek visit.
Hôtel du Vin® is a wine-themed boutique hotel.
A one-of-a-kind, dedicated to everyone with a love
for wine, food and the Franschhoek experience.
Hôtel du Vin® offers luxury village-style accommodation in a
beautifully restored heritage Victorian property in the centre of the
Franschhoek Village - by Time Magazine regarded as
One of World`s 50 greatest Places.
Hôtel du Vin® is one hour drive from Cape Town, in the centre of
the Cape Winelands. A destination for local and international
visitors with a love for wine, food and luxury
village-style accommodation.
Our Café du Vin is nominated The 5th Best Restaurant in Franschhoek
by Cape Tourism (Apr 2024) and has – for the third consecutive year
received the prestigious Wine Spectator Best of Award
of Excellence
for its 800-selection wine list.
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Hôtel du Vin® is situated in the centre of Franschhoek,
one of the most historic and beautiful places in the Cape Winelands
and a Top 10 Wine Tourist Destination in the world!

More than 12,000 bottles in our State-of-the-art wine cellars and our
Café du Vin being a three-time Wine Spectator Best of Awards of Excellence winner – the
«two Michelin stars» of the restaurant wine list world – means we are serious about wine.
Ten luxury rooms in a beautifully restored Victorian building from 1904, together with award-
winning wine experiences promises our guest an unforgettable stay in the centre of the
Franschhoek Village, the Food & Wine Capital of South Africa.

Hôtel du Vin®

Hôtel du Vin®

A wine-themed boutique hotel in the centre of the Franschhoek Village, the Food & Wine Capital of South Africa, 75 km from Cape Town. A one-of-a-kind luxury village-style accommodation where no expense has been spared in creating an exceptional environment for our guests.

A wine lover's dream

Our wine lists are the realization of a fifteen-year-old vision to establish a collection of wines of the highest possible standard and quality.  With 12,000 bottles in our cellars, you may enjoy wines from the renowned estates and vineyards of the Western Cape as well as top international producers.

Café du Vin

Sophisticated yet casual, Café du Vin™ is an unpretentious, homely venue in the heart of the Franschhoek Village. Proudly presented by Executive Chef Ahmed Balogun and his team, with emphasis on guest satisfaction, great food, great wine, quality produce and friendly, efficient service.


Shirley's Feast

Hôtel du Vin®

Join us for Shirley`s Feast – an unforgettable long table style feast featuring the incredible Shirley Kilian (Guy), the South African culinary legend! For over five decades, Shirley has entertained taste buds and inspired generations with her mastery of Weber grilling and innovative recipes.

The Wine Experience

Treat yourself with the ultimate wine experience night for two. This special package gives you a glass of bubbly upon arrival, the awarded Winemaker for a Day experience and a 3-course set menu dinner with wine at our awarded Café du Vin restaurant.

Winemaker for a Day®

In this two-hour workshop you will learn the noble art of wine blending and create your own bottle of wine. A unique and fun wine experience for everyone with an interest in wine. Awarded BEST WINE TOURIST EXPERIENCE 2023, this is a must-do on any Franschhoek visit.  

One of the
Top 10 Boutique Hotels & Guest Houses in Franschhoek

5th Best Restaurant
in Franschhoek

WINEMAKER FOR A DAY® – Best Wine Tourists Experience 2023


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