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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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Wine wow!

We stopped at la motte initially for lunch but had not made a booking so contented ourselves with the wine tasting. The selection of wine was excellent and the knowledge of our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2012
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We stopped at la motte initially for lunch but had not made a booking so contented ourselves with the wine tasting. The selection of wine was excellent and the knowledge of our server was first rate. We loved their Shiraz! The prices of the wines was very reasonable, and we enquired re buying a case to ship to Australia. Unfortunately... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

This was our second vineyard visit in Franschhoek, and we thought that La Motte was a terrific experience. The grounds are lovely, even in winter, and the tasting room is beautiful -- gracious, comfortable, elegant. Contrary to another site where we were rushed through the tasting, the La Motte experience was very leisurely and hospitable. Our hostess explained each wine... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Wow, what a beautifull place. Excellent wine in an exceptional place. No expense spared to create a fantasy world.

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South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Wonderful wines, and beautiful presentation! The setting of the winery is superb, and the interior beautiful.

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Cape Town
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The eye for detail here is top notch - no expense spared to create a destinational experience of note.

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sherwood park, Alberta
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279 reviews 279 reviews
108 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

a beautiful place to relax. its very popular, so you will need to make reservations in advance for the restaurant. because of its popularity, this, unfortunately, also means that the place is quite crowded.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

We made a reservation for eight and had a nice table. The menu was not really promising and so was the food. It was a sunny Sunday and lots of children were running around inside and outside which might be pleasant for the parents but not for guests who want to enjoy their lunch. But the wine was fine while... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Incredible food. Cheese soufle was out of this world! Amazing. Banana desert excellent.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Very knowledgeable tasting guide; asks about what you like to help decide which wines you should try. I also had lunch in their restaurant -- good range of choices and what I had (twice baked cheddar souffle for starters, followed by warthog loin) was delicious. They also have a nice shop. Beautiful grounds.

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Rockville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012 via mobile

This winery was beautiful and had a cool shop and museum, but felt like it was a little too big and slightly pretentious. Very little explaining of wines - kind of felt like the grounds were supposed to "wow" you which meant the staff didn't need to do much else. If you like big wineries, then this is for you.... More 

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