Franki’s Vineyards is a registered estate with 22 hectares of unusual grape cultivars including Mourvèdre, Grenache Noir and Viognier. The vineyards were established in 2004 and the first bottling was in 2007. Only small quantities of the annual harvest is processed in the boutique cellar. The focus is on producing Rhone style wines with the above mentioned cultivars. Currently there are five wines in the Franki’s range. A single cultivar Grenache, the ‘Joubert Red Blend’(Mourvèdre, Grenache and Shiraz), unwooded Viognier, barrel fermented Viognier and a Mourvèdre Rosé. Visit the website for tasting notes and outlets where these wines can be bought.
There are two Guest houses on the farm. Franki’s Guest Lodge has 9 bedrooms, 2 lounge areas and a fully equipped kitchen.The guest lodge is ideal for corporate breakaways, small conferences, intimate weddings and family parties. Solitude @ Franki’s (4 bedrooms) is perfect for the quiet weekend breakaway with family and friends. Both guest houses can be rented on a self-catering basis.
Wine Tastings and Sales
Open by appointment.
NB: Bookings for cellar tours and visits to facilities that are open by appointment only should be made 48 hours in advance.