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Address: Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (021) 876 8500
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabriere – The...
Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabriere – The Home of Pierre Jourdan - specialises in still wines and Cap Classiques produced exclusively from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The Tasting Room offers visitors a personal introduction to its wines through cellar tours and tastings, in English, Afrikaans, Geman or French. Next door, Haute Cabriere Restaurant treats guests to the “True Marriage of Food and Wine” with a menu that revolves around the family-owned estate’s wines.
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Wine tasting and cellar tour

We had a great time here yesterday with an informative cellar tour with the tasting outside in a spectacular setting. My partner was lucky enough to assist with the sabrage and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
RobboCpt
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We had a great time here yesterday with an informative cellar tour with the tasting outside in a spectacular setting. My partner was lucky enough to assist with the sabrage and receiving the top of the champagne bottle as a gift. Friendly and informed staff make it a must visit in this area

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Johannesburg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Wonderful setting and great experience. Sabrage demonstration was informative and fun, their champagne was the best of the weekend

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Louisa, Thank you for posting your review and glad you enjoyed the sabrage - it's very popular! We look forward to welcoming you back soon and hope you'll be able to join us in the restaurant. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Always a treat to visit. Even better when Achim is hosting the tour. Superb wines and perfect views with knowledgeable and passionate staff.

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Drikus, Thank you for your lovely comments and indeed for joining us. We look forward to welcoming you here again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This lunch meal was the highlight of our visit to Franschhoek! Gorgeous food with wine pairing... really to die for... and if possible, book ahead so you can secure a table outside to enjoy that amazing view!!

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thank you for those kind words, I'll make sure they are passed on to all the team but most importantly thank you very much for allowing us to be part of your very special day. We wish you all the best for the future and look forward to welcoming you back to Haute Cabriere again soon. Kind regards,... More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Haute Cabriere was the first winery we visited on our trip to SA based on recommendations from a friend. We arrived before lunch. The tasting guide was attentive and well informed about the wines they available to taste. The tasting room is somewhat modern and had a "big operation" feel to it. But the wines were good and we purchased... More 

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Charles, Thank you for joining us and thank you for making us your first port of call on your trip to South Africa. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in South Africa and perhaps have time to join us again before you leave. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Apart from being one of the best wine farms in the Cape. Their ability to go beyond great wines and the view and aid in our proposal was for me world class service and hospitality. We have been an absolute fan of the farm for years and the Haute Cabriere team played a fundamental role in our engagement. They assisted... More 

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Ian Thank you for those kind words, I'll make sure they are passed on to all the team but most importantly thank you very much for allowing us to be part of your very special day. We wish you all the best for the future and look forward to welcoming you back to Haute Cabriere again soon. Kind regards,... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The most fantastic wine experience ever. Lived up to all of our expectations and were not disappointed. Achim was a most charming host.

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, Thank you for visiting us and for joining our Cellar Masters Tour. With Achim himself guiding you, with his wealth of amusing stories I'm sure you have a few to tell others now. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It was nice too taste wines here, where we bought something. . One of the few cellars where we bought something. ...This just to say that their passion is shown in their products.

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Lorenzo, Thank you for those kind words and yes passion plays a very large part in not only our wines but also our food, our staff and day to day workings. We look forward to your joining us again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Service was good and we enjoyed our tasting. It would have been nice to have a new glass per wine though. We love the Pinot Noir. Of course what makes this spot a must visit is the spectacular view of the Franschoek valley. A must see!

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi Reisby, Thank you for joining us and yes we are very fortunate to enjoy such stunning views over the Franschhoek Valley below. Needless to say when the weather is not so agreeable in Winter, we'll have a roaring fire to keep you comfort. We look forward to welcoming you back to Franschhoek again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere... More 

Sydney Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Set on the side of the valley not far from the charming town of Franschhoek, is the Haute Chabriere winery, family owned and run , it is an intimate experience, the family are present so the connection with visitors is warm , professional and very knowledgeable. The setting allows you to taste wines outside while enjoying the amazing valley view.... More 

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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hi SydneyAustraliaPaul, Thank you for joining us and for those kind words in your review. We truly are very fortunate to live and work is such a beautiful part of the world. We look forward to welcoming you back to Franschhoek again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

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