The Old Corkscrew is based in Franschhoek, South Africa. This picturesque town which is nestled in the winelands of the Western Cape is a comfortable fifty minute drive from Cape Town. Franschhoek known as the ’Food and Wine Capital’ of South Africa, boasts more than thirty five restaurants many situated on award winning wine farms. Opened in 1994 this unique shop is one of the premier antique dealerships in the country. It specialises in exceptional pieces covering silver, decorative arts and the unusual. A strong emphasis on wine related antiques, including Africa’s largest collection of antique corkscrews has ensured it is a firm favourite with both local and international visitors.