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La Motte Wine Estate

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Address: R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 3119
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US$125.85*
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If you are on the wine route in Franschhoek you must visit this place. If you are not, please make a plan and go. Here you can find not only a great wine to taste but also a art... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant enjoys an excellent reputation but we were disappointed in every aspect of the meal. In addition , the restaurant is very large and there is no artistic quality to it. We were disappointed in every respect. The staff were very lovely.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are on the wine route in Franschhoek you must visit this place. If you are not, please make a plan and go. Here you can find not only a great wine to taste but also a art gallery as well a history museum about La Motte. Very interesting. Knowledgeable personnel and a great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is wine tasting at its best, 7 tasters with well informed staff who do not rush you. If like us you are a big party (we were 8) it maybe advisable to ring and book in advance especially at a weekend. Well worth the visit fabulous wines

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Thank porterUk
Franschhoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is such a surprise, when you turn into the driveway from the main road through to Franschhoek , the gatekeeper is such a nice man , then you start driving up the wide driveway, lined with lavender and at the end a beautiful statue welcoming you with the mountains in the background, then parking under trees to shade your... More 

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Thank carolbhickman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the best wine tasting experiences you will have in the Cape, it is also situated in Franschoek which is a must visit town. So take the drive out there and experience something out of this world

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Thank Christiaan C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

La Motte has a wonderful restaurant. We had the tasting menu for dinner with matched wines. Hugely memorable and a highlight of whole holiday.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Our wine tasting expert was brilliant. he was so knowledgable, helpful, and professional. We loved that you are able to walk in the chilled barrel cellar and get a feel of the history of one of the most successful wineries in South Africa. You can even smell the alcohol in the gap of the glass door where the stainless steel... More 

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Thank Wild_Aus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot. Museum and gift shop particularly interesting. Lunch by a babbling brook and very tasty. All in all a lovely place to visit

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We visited to see the estate, the vines and the artwork. Arriving at the estate we were bowled over by the grounds and the estate buildings they were magical. We unfortunately did not have time for lunch but we had coffee and the most delightful cakes. Staff were lovely, helpful and took the time to tell us about the history... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Concerts at La Motte are something of an institution. In the old cellar sits a magnificent Steinway Concert Grand Piano. You are welcomed with selected estate wines. After the concert wine and a finger buffet rounds off the evening. The performance by Johanna MacGregor a true international performer was a rare privilege.

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