Awards

2014 AMERICAN EXPRESS PLATINUM FINE DINING AWARD – September 2014
Celebrating a decade of culinary excellence, The Restaurant at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek has just secured its 4th consecutive American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award.

2013 BEST OF WINE TOURISM AWARDS, Regional winner, Art and Culture – November 2012

Grande Provence Estate has been named, on the second occasion, as 2013 winner in the Art and Culture category for Cape Town/Cape Winelands.

2011 BEST OF WINE TOURISM AWARDS, Regional winner, Art and Culture – November 2010

Grande Provence Estate has been named as 2011 winner in the Art and Culture category for Cape Town/Cape Winelands.

PRUDENTIAL EAT OUT RESTUARANT AWARDS, Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa – November 2009

The Restaurant was voted as one of the ‘Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa’.

HOUSE AND LEISURE/VISA, ‘Best Hotel in the House and Leisure/Visa Best of SA 2009’, – October 2009.

Grande Provence has been voted Best Hotel in South Africa by House and Leisure magazine readers, in its prestigious annual competition. 

HARPER’S BAZAAR, ‘10 Most Fabulous Villas in the World’, – January 2009

The Owner’s Cottage has been named in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, as one of the ‘10 most fabulous Villas in the World’.

ANDREW HARPER’S HIDEAWAY REPORT SPECIAL EDITION (US), 2009 Grand Award Winner – January 2009

The Owner’s Cottage has been named a ‘2009 Grand Award Winner’, the only South African property to have  been selected for this distinction.

AWC VIENNA INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Top 100 Wine Estates in the World – 2008

Grande Provence Estate has been voted as one of the Top 100 Wine Estates in the World, selected out of 1423 producers, during the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge, 2008.

 

ANDREW HARPER’S HIDEAWAY REPORT, Star of Top U.S. Travel Edition – December 2008

The prestigious Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report furnished its readers with a highly complimentary review of the accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage. Describing the property in glowing terms as “one of the most charming and discreetly luxurious places that it has been our pleasure to discover”.

HARPER’S BAZAAR UK EDITION, World Top 15 Status – April 2008

Grande Provence Estate has been voted as one of the ‘15 most Fabulous Villas in the World’ by Harper’s Bazaar UK edition.

INAUGURAL ANNUAL GOOD HOPE FM BEST OF CAPE TOWN AWARDS, The Best Restaurant in Cape Town – 2008

The Restaurant was voted The Best Restaurant in Cape Town.

EAT OUT GUIDE, Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa – 2007

The Restaurant was voted as one of the ‘Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa’.

ELITE TRAVELLER MAGAZINE, 101 Best Suites of the Year – 2007

The Owner’s Cottage has been selected as one of the 101 Best Suites of the Year, 2007, by Elite Traveller Magazine.

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS, South Africa’s Leading Wine Estate – 2007

Grande Provence Estate was nominated in the category ‘South Africa’s Leading Wine Estate’ for the ‘World 
Travel Awards’.

CONDÉ NAST WORLD TRAVELLER, Hot List 2006 Winner – May 2006

The Owner’s Cottage has been awarded the top spot in the South Africa category of the Condé Nast World Traveler Hot List 2006 of the best new hotels in the world.