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Haute Cabriere Tasting Room

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Address: Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (021) 876 8500
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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A good experience

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
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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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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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 

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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
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had enjoyed a lunch and excellent wines here 10 years ago and so I expected the wines on tasting to be equally good. The one that I chose to buy from the tasting was the most expensive and I was surprised when the fairly modest cost of the tasting was not deducted from the wine price as is often... More 

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

Dear sonoscozzese, Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent experience at Haute Cabriere. Without knowing which wine failed to impress and the specific aspects you felt have changed, it is difficult for me to comment. Wine appreciation is a highly personal and objective matter, so all I can do at this point is to say that I... More 

London
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
24 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There is no atmosphere at this place and the wines are just average, except the MCC which was lovely. Staff are not engaging and I would say stick to the small low production wineries instead for a more personal experience.

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

Dear Adz99, We are sad to hear that your experience at Haute Cabriere did not meet your expectations. I would like to take this opportunity to assure you that our aim is to continuously improve our service, meaning engaging with our visitors to give them the best possible experience. This matter has been taken up with the Tasting Room team... More 

Paphos, Cyprus
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

the first time we visited we were too late for the tasting so enjoyed a bottle of the Pierre Jourdan belle rose (bubbles) on the terrace with some tapas dishes; all excellent and served professionally overlooking the franschoek valley on a sunny afternoon (doesn't get much better) so we went back 2 days later to enjoy the wine cellar tour... More 

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

Hi Hilary, Thank you for visiting and for posting this review. Our Cellar Tours are very popular especially the Cellar Master Tour on every Saturday. One point to note, taking the cork off a bottle (called sabrage) should be taken very cautiously as there are certain elements to have it work correctly. Not least is that is should be done... More 

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