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Haute Cabriere Tasting Room

Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
27 (021) 876 8500
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Ranked #11 of 39 Activities in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabriere – The Home of Pierre Jourdan...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: 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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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

If there's one must visit place - haute cabriere in franchoek is it. The summer taste menu will not disappoint. We have been privileged to visit this beautiful restaurant each year for the past decade and it gets better every year. Cuvee belle rose remains the best pink fizzy of all time. The views are spectacular, the service unsurpassable -... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely tour of the cellar with Eben, who knows the wines, farm and region very well. The tour ended with a spectacular display of sabrage and a tasting of six wines. Absolutely beautiful setting - we definitely recommend visiting this cellar!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It always is a treat to take German tourists to Hildegard's cellar tours and tastings. Of course, the wine a d bubbly is also great! Worth your while

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

Hi Joleen, Thank you again for visiting us and for posting this review. There are so many stories to tell with Haute Cabriere and the storytellers of Achim, Hildegard or Takuan make it all the more entertaining. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests here again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We came from La Petite Ferme where we had a personalized wine tour and i found this wine tasting a little bit commercial. Nevertheless, the wine and the staff was awesome! You should give it a try

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

Hi, Thank you for visiting us and thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Enjoy the rest of your stay in South Africa and we look forward to welcoming you back to Haute Cabriere soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Pretoria
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It was rather busy when we arrived so it became a bit hectic when the next wine was due for tasting as there were not enough people to serve you and explain the wine. 2 options for wine tasting and the extra 2 are worth paying the extra for. Beautiful cellar area where you taste.

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

Hi Shirley, Thank you for visiting us Shirley and we look forward to welcoming you again soon when perhaps it'll be a little quieter and you can enjoy our wines and the views at you leisure more just that bit more. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We are big fans of Haute Cabriere wines and as we were on a wine tour we thought why not visit. A beautiful setting, even a helicopter landing pad. The weather was glorious and really too hot to sit outside as there was no shade available. We sat inside and despite a nice server, the tasting experience was spoilt somewhat... More 

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

Dear Jackie I am so sorry that what should have been a lovely relaxing wine experience was ruined by the inappropriate behaviour and conduct of one of our team members. I will take this up with the team and ensure that this won’t happen again. As for your enjoyment of our wines, I would like to thank you for your... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Having visited previously for an EXCELLENT Cellarmaster's tour, I brought friends for the normal weekly tour and was very disappointed. Unfortunately they gave us a guide with very little knowledge about wine-making, who didn't even explain how the Methode Cap Classique was made until we asked after the tour was over. The tour was all of a 10 minute walk... More 

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

Dear JKC123 I would like to apologise sincerely for what happened to you during your recent visit to Haute Cabriere. The situation was certainly not handled correctly by us. You should not have been charged at all, since you were understandably not happy with the standard of the cellar tour. If you would kindly make contact with me directly, I... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We are having a brilliant time here and Louisa are giving us the best tasting of the day. We asked if we could buy a bottle and do a sabrage since ive done it before, she allowed it without any hesitation and brought me the sabre. Great views of the valley. Thanks to Louisa and HC for a great time.

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

Hi Louis, Thank you for your review and for visiting us. The views over the Franschhoek Valley really are fantastic - we're very luck to live and work here. Thank you again for joining us and we look forward to welcoming you here again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The place has nice views and nice areas for wine tasting; both inside and outside. You can watch beautiful sunset from there and the outside temperature was adequate for some wine tasting. We discovered the flavor of a nice unwooded Pinot Noir and a nice Cap Classique Belle Rose there.

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

Hi Felicidad3102, Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to post your review. We really are very fortunate to have such stunning views over the Franschhoek Valley and we look forward to visiting us again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Management Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had a lovely time at Haute Cabriere on Sunday. Lovely view and enchanting atmosphere in the cellar. Friendly and professional service at wine and Cape Classique tasting. Highly enjoyable!

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

Hi Martha, Thank you Martha and thank you for visiting us. Your comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to you visiting us again soon. Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Team More 

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