Tucked away in the Western Cape Province of South Africa lies one of the oldest towns in the republic: Franschhoek Valley. Franschhoek was settled by a group of pioneers in 1687 led by Simon Van Der Stel, Simon and his group established farms in the region along the banks of the Berg River before being joined by French refugees a year later, it was at this time that the iconic region received its name, Franschhoek: the French corner.
Settled in a picturesque location nestled between majestic mountains Franschhoek today has surpassed its humble beginnings and has grown to become one of the world's premier wine destinations, boasting some of the oldest and most well established vineyards in South Africa, as well as some of some of the newest and most innovative.
People the world over flock to this gourmet heaven every year to taste the award winning wines, sample the exquisite restaurants and take in the plentiful delights of the valley. Among some of the most renowned wines on offer there are crisp and delicious whites including: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc and plush, robust reds including: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. One of the most delectable wines of the region is Méthode Cap Classique sparkling wine; a wine traditional to South Africa and produced at our vineyard at Haute Cabriere as their Pierre Jourdan range of wines, it is made using the classic Champagne method .
Franschhoek Valley is a place to enjoy life, and we at Hard To Find Wines can bring that experience to you with our painstakingly chosen range of wines. We supply wines from the Rickety Bridge vineyard, who's wine making dates back to the 17th Century and who's high quality grapes produce some of South Africa’s most sumptuous reds and the more modern Glenwood Winery who pick their grapes in small batches and process them individually in perfect time.
To view Hard To Find Wines' unbeatable range of international wines browse our range today, for more information on our supply get in touch online or call us on 01746 389 749 and we'll supply you with some of the world's most luxurious wines.