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“Fantastic half-day tour (wished we booked a full day)!”

La Rochelle Wine Tours
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$122.30*
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Full-Day Chocolate, Cheese, Olive and Wine Tour from Stellenbosch
Ranked #1 of 12 Tours in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on conducting personalised wine tours in small groups and visiting less commercial wineries when possible. Our specialized wine tourism guides are all educated by the Cape Wine Academy. All guided tours and transfers by La Rochelle Tours are done in a professional way and we exceed expectations on a daily basis. We like to share information about wine in a fun and relaxing manner...wine should be enjoyed and learning more about it can be fun. We are based in Franschhoek and we would love to share our passion for wine with you! We now also offer restaurant (lunch/dinner) transfers in Franschhoek (until 22h00 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: Danelle, Aylmer (Tour Guides), Johan & Thabo (Drivers)
Reviewed March 2, 2013

We did a full-day tour with a different company the day before (booked by our travel agent) and we booked La Rochelle for a half-day tour the following day (due to the Trip Advisor reviews)... and wished we would have booked La Rochelle both days!!!

Danelle was excellent! Her love of wine is contagious, and her knowledge staggering!

We cannot recommend La Rochelle enough... book with them!!!

Thank Rick O
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is the 2nd time we have used La Rochelle Wine Tours when we have been in Franshoek. We were collected from Guest House promptly at 10 am by De De, and what a fabulous day we had with this delightful young lady whose knowledge of wine is second to none, we learned so much and tasted some brilliant wines at three different tasting rooms. We had a great lunch and wine tasting at Maison, with beautiful views and excellent food. This was one of our most memorable days of our long trip to SA and we thank you for that De. We shall be back.

Thank 450kate
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

We booked a full day wine tour with La Rochelle tours. Our host Danielle was the perfect guide She wash extremely knowledgeable ,professional and personable. We had one of the best days of our trip . Danielle clearly has a massive passion for wine which she is keen to share. We visited three vineyards all different in their own way. Tasted at least 6 wines at each ( so glad Danielle was doing the driving) and had lunch along the way. I can't recommend this tour more highly. if you are in the area it is a must regardless of whether you are a wine expert or a novice or just want a really interesting day out.

Thank Broombrush
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

We booked a half day wine tour and when we were picked up we discovered it was just the two of us and our guide Aylmar. This could have been awkward if he hadn't been such good company. Not only knowledgeable about the local wines but very informative about everything we enquired about. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and great value for money

Thank Colin D
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Just had our second wine tour with Danelle and again thoroughly enjoyed the experience. She knows her stuff, not only about the wine but about the whole area and took us to some wonderful vineyards. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend La Rochelle if you're looking for a great experience in the winelands.

Thank LilBlack
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