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La Rochelle Wine Tours - Day Tours

Address: PO Box 169, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 83 301 6774
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Ranked #2 of 39 Activities in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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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Edinburgh, Scotland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We are so pleased we found this company on Trip Advisor. We had a really fun, memorable and informative day. Poor Danelle! My partner loves oaky rich reds and I am a fan of bubbles and crisp whites. Somehow the lovely Danelle managed to shape a day that catered for both of us. She is obviously very knowledgeable and professional... More

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Birmingham
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Our half day wine tour was booked by our travel agent in the UK, but they did us proud. Our driver/guide was Alymer. He was knowledgable, interested and obliging. I really wanted to try a rose," no problem madam!" He also gave us an informative tour of Stellenbosch, and was able to talk equally to the other guests who were... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We booked the half day wine tour and had a great afternoon! Our guide Aylmer was amazing, not only very knowledgable about everything to do with wine and the great wine estates we visited but also about the region and history and people........ He took us to three great wineries and really made the tour a fun and spectacular experience.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Danelle's knowledge of wineries, wine making, and food pairing is extremely impressive. My husband and I have toured many of the wine regions in the world but learned the most from Danelle. She took a few minutes to find out our preferences and level of wine knowledge and took us to three fantastic wineries. Her extremely tight relationships with the... More

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