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“Always a favourite” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Haute Cabriere Tasting Room

Haute Cabriere Tasting Room
Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
27 (021) 876 8500
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Ranked #9 of 39 Activities in Franschhoek
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
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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.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
“Always a favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My second visit to Haute Cabriere, and this time was even a better experience than the first. We were very lucky to be hosted by Hildegard, who entertained us with interesting stories and the history of the farm - which gave this tasting a very personal touch. Everyone referred to it as one of their most memorable wine farm experiences up to date.

Beautiful location, and definitely my favourite bubbly.
See you again soon!

And Hildegard - when you read this, please say "Blanc de blanc" out loud for us :)

Visited September 2013
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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Hi MadivS,

Hildegard like nothing better than showing guests around and chatting about the wine, the people and the farm. Thanks for visiting and your review and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind regards,
The Haute Cabriere Management Team
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Komatipoort, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Cellar visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My guests find the cellar visit interesting. Nice, cosy and friendly. Not to elaborate. Fantastic view.

Visited August 2013
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HauteCabriere, Public Relations Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Hi BunduEnt,

Every review is important to us so thank you for visiting and for posting this review. Look forward to seeing you and your guests again soon.

Kind regards,
The Management Team
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Interesting tour and stunning setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Very enjoyable cellar tour - just my husband and I - with a guide who was happy to answer all questions. This was followed by wine tasting in the sun looking over the Franschhoek valley. What was not to like?

Visited April 2013
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful bubbly!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic views over the valley. The cellar and tasting room is a sight. We loved the bubbly and the Tranquille is one of our favourite Rose wines. When we were there they were a bit disorganised with too few assistants in the tasting room. We had to get up to fetch the next glass of wine each time. One of our best cellars despite this.

Visited April 2013
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Bucks
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We ate in the Cellars restaurant one evening and had a fantastic tasting menu that showcased their wines perfectly. The location perched on the way to the pass meant there was a wonderful view of the sunset with which to supplement a glass of their excellent champagne. We were fortunate that Achim von Arnim was dining with friends the same evening and he came round to speak to us whilst waiting for his guests. Do buy his book, Naked, containing his poetry and painting as the proceeds go to helping local children and schools. We had a very special evening and were introduced to some excellent wines.

Visited November 2012
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