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La Motte Wine Estate

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Address: R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)218763119
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$116.01*
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Private Wine Tour in Franschhoek from Franschhoek
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$250.00*
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Private Tour: Cape Winelands with Wine Tastings from Cape Town
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$239.51*
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Full-Day Franschhoek Valley Private Tour

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Beautiful tasting room and nice wines

The tasting room is open and spacious but remains cozy somehow. We shared a tasting (included 7 wines for R50). We liked the Syrah the best and purchased 2 bottles. There is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Sleddoggie
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The tasting room is open and spacious but remains cozy somehow. We shared a tasting (included 7 wines for R50). We liked the Syrah the best and purchased 2 bottles. There is a hiking trail behind the vineyard but we did not have time to explore it.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were keen to wine taste at La Motte as we had heard it is worthwhile but unfortunately that was not the case for us. When we arrived at the tasting room it was already full and we were a larger group - of 8 people. We told the manager that we were happy to wait for a table to... More 

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Louis Trichardt, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just being there makes me proud to call myself an Afrikaner. Especialy the Pierneef gallery. Here you can enjoy some of South Africa's best art for free!

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Thank Pinotage82
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

While the wine is average, the estate is lovely. The cellar is really impressive, and the building has a lovely feel to it.

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Thank Silver_JHB
Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Pity this platform doesn't allow a negative rating (minus a lot). It is such a beautiful and elegant estate but ruined by rude, ignorant staff that are only interested in their 'master's ' will. We arrived wanting to enjoy the views and surrounds and a great bottle of wine. When we asked the staff for a bottle and two glasses... More 

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Thank JeremyNoble007
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Situated next door to Leopards Leap this is the sister vinyard run by a different branch of the same family. The tasting rooms are set in an extremely pretty garden setting. The tasting itself was well organised and presented by a knowledeable somalier although personally, I found her attotude a bit snooty. The wine was good but a little ethereal... More 

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Tokyo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I was entertaining an Australian friend from Tokyo that is a travel journalist. We ran out of the previous winery early to get to la Motte before they closed at 5pm. I had told her that in her short week here she should try the wines at La Motte because they were special. We raced there and arrived at 4.43pm... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Attentive wine tasting experience in a beautiful setting. Nice whites and reds on offer. They also have a museum and farm shop.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a really classy wine tasting experience set in a very well decorated and up market cellar. R50 for 7 wines with some very fresh bread (the charge is refunded if you buy 2 bottles). Very well worth the visit, the setting is amazing and the wine is very good, in particular the Shiraz Vigonier.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is beautiful setting and a fine wine estate in Franschoek. We visited for Sunday Lunch (rebooked and reserved paid deposit on line) . The restaurant has the kitchen visible as you enter. The wines are renown and you can choose from Billionaire prices down to ordinary South African . The Sunday meal is a set three course meal. The... More 

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