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La Motte Wine Estate

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Address: R45, Main Street, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)218763119
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Excellent tastings

Very good wines and tutored tastings. Although you pay for the tastings (5 wines) you get the money back if you buy just one bottle... Which you surely will after the tastings as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Very good wines and tutored tastings. Although you pay for the tastings (5 wines) you get the money back if you buy just one bottle... Which you surely will after the tastings as the wines are delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The food at La Motte was amazing. I would recommend sitting outside so you can really take in the scenery. Portions aren't very big, but the food is quite tasty.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Photographer's paradise. Some really good red wines, a museum, art works and a beautiful setting. A mountain backdrop sets it all off.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The tasting room is welcoming with a comfortable seated area and beautifully designed setting. Excellent choice of wines, well presented and with water, superior bread roll & napkin provided. The charge is very modest and is refunded with purchase (no problem there!). Some wineries in the valley make a charge, regardless of purchase and not always with wines of this... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
13 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and I visited La Motte Wine Estate on our 33rd wedding anniversary and truly enjoyed the experience. The venue is five star and the wine tasting was second to none. I particular enjoyed the reds on offer and walked away with a boot full for my cellar.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The La Motte winery is beautiful! As soon as we parked we admired the vines, and the beautiful Cape dutch architecture of the buildings. The tasting room looked like the lobby of a top hotel, and as it was raining outside, we settled next to the open log Fire for our tasting. The assistant was really knowledgeable and told us... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Well organised wine tasting, ended up buying a bottle, which should be a good indication. Charming servitors, quality wines.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is my second time at La Motte. The grounds inside looked a little less kept than last time, and for some reason the shop and deli inside were closed. Across the river the tasting was superb with a great guide who provided us with two glasses, a napkin and a breadroll. Several good wines at a reasonable price and... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My wifw and I visited La Motte whilst touring the garden route. We tasted several of their wines, all of which were very good. It is a good way to pass an hour away. The wine tasting was free. We bought a bottle of Pierneef at 115R and a bottle of Millenium at 70R. In yotal 185R (£10.50) for two... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We have not eaten here, but return each year for superb wine tasting (and buying!!) by knowledgeable staff in (indoor) settings that would not disgrace a top 5* hotel. Grounds and attached free museum really lovely, museum surprisingly interesting even for a non arty type like me. Menu looks good but not tried.

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