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La Motte Wine Estate

R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting room” (39 reviews)
“art gallery” (18 reviews)
“wine estate” (25 reviews)
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R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 8000
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"wine estate"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived shortly before La Motte were closing. They didn’t have some wine available for tasting anymore but offered alternatives. We had a very knowledgeable young lady catering to us and tried fantastic wines. When we wanted to pay, we were told it was on...More

Thank Eleonore_here
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I came back to see the Pierneff paintings since the museum was closed when I came here a year ago. The lunch was amazing with oxen tongue with mustard sauce that was beautifully prepared and very tender. It was accompanied by a turnip puree. I...More

Thank Rodbender7429
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Wine Tasting at La Motte is a firm family favourite and we always enjoy the experience. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. This time we added in a visit to the museum. The Pierneef paintings are amazing but what took my breath away is the...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We ran out of time to get to go for food to La Motte, but we had been before and it was great. But we managed to get the wine tasting in and loved it. The staff was witty and helpful. Their wines are superb,...More

Thank Alexandra G
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is an impressive estate from the moment that you enter the gates off of the main road. We started by looking at the types of grapes they use ( and some they don’t) and then made our way into the art gallery. Thee was...More

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Went there last month with my parents to do some wine tasting! It was our last stop but definitely worth stopping by! The place isn’t as stunning as Delaire Graff however it is super charming and highly recommended ! We arrived at 4 so couldn’t...More

Thank espanol21
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We booked a "Harvest Experience' at La Motte because we were planning on staying overnight in Franschhoek. Our guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, taking us from the vineyards, to the presses to the barrels and vats. He could answer our questions intelligently and we actually...More

Thank Ethnee H
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I had the good fortune to have a tasting at the winery with Donald who gave me a very good description of each wine and what to look for in the nose and taste of each. I ended up sending a few cases home of...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We did the 5km walk on the estate through the fynbos. The walk is not too strenuous. Beautiful views on the way. You pay at the tasting room and get a small bottle of water and a nice map.

Thank Katrijn_Jeroen
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely experience. Since we entered the main gate to the final sip... getting there we were received by Mr. Werner (manager) he was very friendly and welcome. He took us to the mains room where Mariette invited us to visit the cellars. Amazing tour knowing...More

1  Thank Renato T
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