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La Rochelle Wine Tours

Franschhoek, South Africa
About La Rochelle Wine Tours
La Rochelle Tours (Est 2000) with the main focus being on conducting personalised wine tours in small groups (2-13) visiting less commercial wineries when possible. Our 2 specialized wine tourism guides are educated by the Cape Wine Academy. All guided tours and transfers by La Rochelle Tours are done in a professional way & we try to exceed expectations on a daily basis. We like to share information about wine in a fun & relaxing manner. Wine should be enjoyed & learning more about it can be fun. We are based in Franschhoek & we would love to share our passion for wine with you! We now also offer restaurant (lunch) or inter town transfer daily. Transfers to and from Franschhoek and Cape Town International Airport now also available. Collections for wine tours from Franschhoek, Stellenbosch & Paarl. Contact us directly when booking to ensure we plan the best possible day for you! The Team: Tour Guides: Danelle & Aylmer Drivers For our Non-Guide Services: Johan, Francois & Andrew
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13 reviews
With delicate grape varietals flourishing under the hot South African sunshine, Franschhoek is a wine-lover’s dream destination—but the vineyards are spread far throughout the rolling hillsides. On this guided wine tour, visit a minimum of three Franschhoek wine estates and sample the diverse wines for which this fertile corner of South Africa is famous. With all travel and entry fees included, find out for yourself what makes South African wine special.
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from $70.12
3 reviews
Spend a day sampling some of the mouth-watering flavors of the Cape Winelands with this full-day food tour from Franschhoek. Visit 3 wine estates to taste locally-made chocolates and cheeses, both expertly paired with wine, as well as some olive oil.
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from $98.31
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Spend a day immersed in South Africa's wine country on this full-day small-group wine tour from Stellenbosch. Visit at least three wineries for wine tastings of four to seven wines at each stop. Get plenty of insider information from your Cape Wine Academy-certified guide.
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from $70.12
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Combine several tastings of local South African products—cheese, wine, and olives—in a single tour from Stellenbosch. With round-trip transportation around the Cape Winelands, you won't need to worry about who's going to be the sober driver. Make multiple stops throughout the region at some of the most well-regarded wine estates, enjoying tasting notes and different chocolate, cheese, wine, and olive combination tastings.
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from $98.31
1 review
Never before offered tour in the Cape Winelands of South Africa.

We offer mystery in that guests should expect to taste anything from wine, beer, brandy, food, etc.
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from $105.70
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

My family and I went to Franschoek for the weekend of Bastille Day. We were collected from he airport on time and used their services for Saturday whereby we stopped at different wine farms. We had no itinerary just wanted to visit some of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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SATravelDesk, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2019

Dear Nikita, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It really means the world to us and i will be sure to pass the feedback on to Francois immediately. You made our day. Have a lovely week. Johan

Reviewed June 22, 2019

I'm tempted to post pictures of our memorable day with Aylmer but I'd probably ruin the mystery of it. Safe to say, we visited 3 estates. All with varied pairings and Aylmer explaining to us the history, dos and donts, and the different nuances. It...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the absolute BEST time with Danielle on our full day mystery tour. Prompt, professional, knowledgeable and incredibly FUN! We laughed, we ate, we drank, we took amazing photos.... honestly I can’t wait to do it again.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Katherine K
SATravelDesk, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Hi there, Thank you so much for your amazing feedback - we really appreciate this. I will forward this on to Danelle - i am sure she will be over the moon with your kind words. Johan

Reviewed May 19, 2019

We loved our day out around the wineries of Franschhoek. Aylmer was very knowledgeable and brought our group together really well so that we all got on and enjoyed our day. Would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

We loved working with Danelle and her husband to arrange a three day private wine tour of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. We wouldn't do a wine tour of this region any other way. Within hours of meeting, Danelle was like family to us - snagging empty...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank A G
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We had great day with the funny and very knowledgeable Danelle or “D”. We were 6 people in the tour, we visited 3 vineyards and had a fabulous experience. We gained some great tips on wine , D has great wit and repartee and had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Amazing tour with Aylmer going around the different vineyard and he was very informative about the wines and which cheese of chocolate went well with each one. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone.

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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Thought we might be on a larger tour group but the tour was just our group (four adults). Information about Stellenbosch as we were being driven around was very educational too. Choice of vineyards was great, with beautiful wine, cheese and chocolate pairings. If you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Didn`t drink a sip of wine, didn`t know anything about wine except that you have red an white wine, but I did join my husband on this half day wine tour. We were lucky there were no other guest besides the two of us so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Katrien G
LaRochelleTours, Tour Guide at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Dear Katrien, Thank you so much for your kind review, I really appreciate it. I must admit that when you said that you don't drink any wine, I truly hoped that you will still find it interesting . Clearly you did and for that I...More

Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Everything was handled perfectly by Johan and Dee. We were collected on time and treated to a wonderful day by Dee who was not only informative on the wines but also the history of the surrounding areas. The vineyards we visited were wonderful and we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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July 21, 2018|
Response from LaRochelleTours | Property representative |
Good evening, My apologies, but i was with clients on the road all day and was unable to answer. If you have any tour requests or specific questions could you perhaps email me as i like to have a "paper trail" of all... More
April 4, 2016|
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Response from 546utem | Reviewed this property |
If you go onto their Website La Rochelle Wine Tours, they have all the different options on a selection of half and full day wine tours with the prices of each one clearly shown. That is how I booked mine. Johan, the Manager... More
March 22, 2015|
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Response from Alastair R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with AnnaF. You should contact La Rochelle direct.