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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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Wine Tour Around Franschhoek

My family and I (two adults and two teenagers) spent a delightful day with Danelle from La Rochelle Wine Tours visiting 4 different vineyards and sampling some delicious wines... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My family and I (two adults and two teenagers) spent a delightful day with Danelle from La Rochelle Wine Tours visiting 4 different vineyards and sampling some delicious wines, cheese, olive oil and chocolate in a pre-arranged day booked via Johan. Danielle is both great fun and clearly very knowledgeable, and we now understand much more about the subtleties of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We hired La Rochelle to do a custom wine tour and it was lovely. Ahlmer was our guide and his knowledge about wine, the region and culture was really nice. We had already been in Cape Town for a week and had learned several things but he was able to provide so much additional information. It is a little more... More 

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New York, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We booked two days of touring with La Rochelle, and couldn't have been happier! It's so different visiting wineries with an expert - not only did Alymer teach us a bunch of new things about how to taste wine and how to pair it with various items, but we also got VIP treatment everywhere we went! We've tasted wine all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We booked a day trip with La Rochelle prior to our trip to South Africa after reading the great reviews on Trip Advisor. Johan was really helpful when booking from the UK. Alymer was a fantastic guide on the day, providing an interesting mix of insights into the overall history of the area as well as its wine making pedigree.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We booked private two day tour with La Rochelle. From the start the communication with Johan was excellent and we discussed wineries to visit. Great suggestions from them so be sure to take his advice on places to try that may not be as well known (i.e. on any ratings list). Some of their suggestions easily would rival the big... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Eric, Thank you so much for your kind and lovely feedback. We really appreciate your kind words - it motivates us to keep up the great standards of our tours and we look forward to welcome you back in the future. We will keep on doing our own "research" on new wines and estates so that we have some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I went on a private tour with Alymer and had the most amazing time! Alymer gave us an indepth background on the drive to wine country. He catered the wineries and tastings to our specific likes. Fairview was phenomenal with mouth watering cheeses. Alymer provided us with the background on each estate we were visiting and gave... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Shira, Thank you so much for your kind words about the tour you had with Aylmer. We love receiving feedback like this and it keeps us motivated to do even better. Hopefully we can be of assistance to you again in the future. Have a lovely day. Johan Barnard More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We did the full day wine ,olives ,cheese and chocolate. Our guide,Aylmer, was extremely knowledgable and guided us through the tasting,showing us how the taste of the wine changed by the way you drink it.It was very educational,and something you would never get on a self guided visit. Interesting that we were 9,000 miles from home and the only other... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind, lovely feedback. It is comments like yours that makes it all worth it for us. Aylmer mentioned that evening that he also had a fantastic day out with you. We hope to host you again in the future. Johan More 

Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were picked up right on time and taken to get another couple so all together there was 6 of us. The guide Alymer Manko was brilliant and full of knowledge of the vineyards and local history. We all had such a fun day and went out for a lovely lunch in between. I would definitely recommend this tour as... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I were in cape town for 3 days for our honeymoon and only had enough time to do a half-day wine tour. We researched basically every company on trip advisor and chose La Rochelle based on their exceptional reviews, and we definitely made the right choice!! My husband and I ended up being the only 2 people... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us and that we got your hubby as far as to start enjoying / appreciating wine more. We have an absolute passion for what we do and hopefully we will be able to host you again in the future!... More 

Gaithersburg, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Three of us from Maryland were joined by one other guest for the Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and Olive tour with Alymer. Alymer was prompt and informative about the local industry as well as the region. In addition to sharing his passion for local wines, Alymer gave us the best education we have had on how to taste wine and appreciate... More 

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