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La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours

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Address: PO Box 169, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 83 301 6774
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Description: La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on...
La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on conducting personalised wine tours in small groups and visiting less commercial wineries. Our specialized wine tourism guides are all educated by the Cape Wine Academy. All guided tours and transfers by La Rochelle Tours are done in a professional way and we exceed expectations on a daily basis.We like to share information about wine in a fun and relaxing manner...wine should be enjoyed and learning more about it can be fun.We are based in Franschhoek and we would love to share our passion for wine with you! Contact us directly when booking to ensure we plan the best possible day for you!
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Great day with lots to learn

We booked the whole day wine, cheese, chocolate and olive oil tasting tour and it was amazing. We got to see the beautiful area of franschhoek and stellenbosch, our guide was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We booked the whole day wine, cheese, chocolate and olive oil tasting tour and it was amazing. We got to see the beautiful area of franschhoek and stellenbosch, our guide was very knowledgeable and the vineyards we visited were really different to each other but very nice. I guess one could spend several full days with wine tasting in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We did the the full day wine tour and gourmet delights with Danéllle and what an amazing day! She is wonderfully charming and not only full of knowledge, but a great teacher. It's so special to see this area through the eyes of someone who loves it so dearly. It's also obvious that the wineries enjoy having her bring guests... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We had arranged this trip as something to fill the morning before we got married in the afternoon. We were met by Alymer at the hotel. He took us to 2 vineyards, and spent the time telling us so much about the wine and how it was made. The whole group felt like they had learnt a lot in a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We did the full day wine tour with Aylmer. He was absolutely amazing and extremely knowledgeable not just about wines but also the region which is steeped in history. He catered to myself who likes reds and also my partner who loves whites. We were taken to an amazing lunch at "Kitchen by Maison" which was the recommendation from Aylmer,... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My wife & I did the La Rochelle full day wine tour which was a first rate tour & tasting. Danelle, our guide, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and is qualified to conduct the tastings herself rather than leave it to the winery representatives. During the day we visited 3 different, small wineries around Franscheok and throughout Danelle was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Thanks Danelle (and Johan) for a great wine tour in Franschhoek. The best way to see some of the great wine farms in Franschhoek with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The two rules you must follow when Danelle is your guide. We spent two and a half days with D in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek - what a treat!!!! It was a joy for all of your senses as we enjoyed the wines, the gourmet foods and the majestic scenery. Being a local, Danelle was familiar with the wineries we visited,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Danelle is a gem and really made the experience. She is incredibly knowledgable about wine and despite having just met us, she made the experience feel very personalized. We learned quite a bit about the local wines (more here than on any tour we'd been on previously) and had an overall exceptional time on the half-day tour. I would definitely... More 

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

… and this time with a group. A belated birthday holiday together with friends in May. And what an incredible day Danélle had organised for us, we SO enjoyed ourselves and no, it won't be the last time that's for sure. The wine from Maison travelled with us to Montusi Lodge where we managed to destroy it up to the... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We spent a full day with Alymer and two other folks for a great wine tour. We visited three wineries and had a great stop for lunch as well. Alymer was right on time to pick us up and was a gem the whole day - he was funny, knowledgeable, and completely flexible with the group. It was an excellent... More 

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