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Franschhoek Wine Tram to launch this spring

The Wine Tram in Franschhoek

Franschhoek certainly can't be accused of resting on its laurels and being complacent. As if the town isn't already blessed with breathtaking scenery combined with some of the best wine farms and restaurants in the country, it is now striving to make a visit to the valley even more rewarding. Exciting things await Franschhoek this spring: visitors will be able to take a leisurely tram journey through the valley, taking the concept of a food and wine experience to a whole new level. In fact, the town wants the new tram to become a tourist icon in the same mould as the Table Mountain Cableway or Cape Point Funicular. The Franschhoek Wine Tram will launch later in 2012, and will offer wine tasting tours which can include a