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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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Very impressive wine estate with wonderful garden and attentive service

Visited the wine yard the second time after 2011 it was again a pleasure to do the wine tasting in their nice tasting room (even when this vintage was not one of their best). The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visited the wine yard the second time after 2011 it was again a pleasure to do the wine tasting in their nice tasting room (even when this vintage was not one of their best). The whole wine yard is very stylish and everything is very well maintained - sometimes unbelievable that there is also wine produced on the area... Having... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I visited the La Motte Museum and was well received by a very knowledgeable and friendly curator. I thoroughly enjoyed the Pierneef exhibition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food here is some of the best we had in South Africa. Presentation was superb with flavours to match - they obviously have a very clever, innovative chef. We had lunch on a cold winter's day and the open fire near our table made for a lovely, cosy atmosphere in the tastefully decorated room. Food, wines and service were... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I like the restaurant at La Motte.... The staff are very attentive and the refurb is very cool... love the decor and the roaring fire!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A very elegant and up market wine estate located at the entrance of franschoek. Excellent wines and food of a very high standard and quality. Highly recommended to people visiting franschoek.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Our visit to this winery really was an outstanding experience on a beautiful day. The surroundings and grounds at La Motte are gorgeous. The tasting room is very inviting. Our wine tasting experience was most enjoyable. The young lady who delivered our wine tastings was very friendly and gave knowledgeable descriptions of each tasting. There was a lovely plate of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

This was a fabulous day experience, from the spectacular estate grounds to an informative museum visit. La motte offers an sumptuous lunch in the Piernief Resturant or an option of a delightful lighter menu under the leafy shade of the garden. There is a fabulous wine tasting room that looks onto the impressive cellar boasting world class wines. La Motte... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Classy place in beautiful surroundings. Wine pairings were a delight. Nicely explained & very well presented. This review is simply for the wine tasting- the restaurant is separate. The great thing about these wonderful wine farms is that they are so close to each other & you're spoilt for choice. But this one has to be in your top 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had lunch at the resturant. Wow an amazing experience. The food looked like something out of a food magazine and the taste was better then the appearance. Extremely reasonably priced for the value you receive. A must if you in Franchoek.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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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