Tag Archive: weddingplanning

November 14, 2018

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate Franschhoek

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300 year history with dignity. A haven of tranquility with outstretched vistas of Franschhoek Valley with the heightened drama of the rugged mountains beyond, this is winelands hospitality at its finest barely an hour’s drive from Cape Town. Tucked away in the heartland of South African wine country, […]

November 8, 2018

How to choose a wedding venue

Picking a venue for your event is a big deal. It’s expensive. It sets the tone. It’s the “meat” in the event sandwich, if you will. It’s also an incredibly overwhelming process. How can you possibly find a venue that A) you can afford, B) you actually like, C) is convenient for your guests, and […]

June 28, 2018

Wedding day ruined by bad venue!

After devoting countless hours planning every finest detail of your wedding day, it’s understandable that you expect everything to be flawless with a capital F. The emotional stakes are off the charts since you and your husband to be have been looking forward to this day for your entire lives. But the truth is: There is […]

April 18, 2018


FRANSCHHOEK VENUE – LA COURONNE WINE ESTATE La Couronne is a name meaning “The Crown” which was a famous French warship built by the French Navy in 1636 which transported 277 French Huguenots to the Cape in 1685. La Couronne was the first warship built by the French as Cardinal de Richelieu’s aimed to renew […]

March 20, 2018

Franschhoek Venues – Wedding Planning 101

WHAT DOCUMENTS FOREIGNERS NEED TO GET MARRIED IN SOUTH AFRICA Your decision to get married is one of the most significant of your life. Your decision to get married in beautiful South Africa is probably one of the best in your life. And hopefully in one of our beautiful Franschhoek Venues. We certainly don’t want […]

January 15, 2018

What’s the difference between a venue coordinator & a wedding planner?

  Understanding the difference between a wedding venue coordinator and a wedding coordinator (or wedding planner) can help you avoid a lot of unnecessary frustration. Because the names of the two roles sound very similar, you’ll be forgiven for assuming that they perform the same function. It’s an easy mistake to make. And a common […]

January 7, 2018

Finding the Perfect Venue

Looking for a wedding venue? Or  a venue for your event? While pretty much every aspect of a wedding is optional, from wearing a suit instead of a dress to ditching the flowers to forgoing the wedding cake, there’s one thing you can’t skip: a venue! After all, you’ve got to have somewhere for your […]

January 7, 2018

Planning Your Wedding Abroad

Planning your wedding abroad So this is where your journey begins… let’s start planning your wedding abroad!     Initially, the prospect of planning a wedding abroad may appear slightly daunting and there may be times along the way when you wonder what you’re getting yourselves into! I can’t promise it will all be smooth […]