Located in the stunning Franschhoek Valley, La Motte showcases the finest, award-winning wines produced in South Africa’s Cape Winelands. Internationally renowned for its exceptional quality, this is the perfect winery to discover the wines that make South Africa famous.
The winery boasts an elegant tasting room where you relax in comfort and enjoy a wide variety of La Motte’s wines. The atmosphere is friendly and inviting, and whether you choose to sit at a hand-made tasting table, a welcoming tasting counter or on comfy sofas you will look out on the working and maturation cellars through large glass panels.
Knowledgable experts are on hand to guide you through your visit and discuss La Motte’s current vintages, theme tastings and older vintages. Ask questions and discover what makes La Motte’s wines so special. Taste the La Motte range of elegant wines, produced to express distinctive character.
Alternatively, you can book ahead for specialised tastings: the Comparative Shiraz Tasting explores Shiraz and how it benefits from its environment whilst also being complemented by its other ingredients, or the Vinoteque Tasting explores the older vintages of carefully-chosen, award-winning La Motte wines next to the current vintages and discover the reasons and benefits of bottle-ageing and maturation.
The art lovers out there will appreciate original works of art in the tasting rooms by distinguished South African artist, Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, who is also the namesake for La Motte’s Pierneef Collection of premium wines.
The restaurant echoes Pierneef’s creativity by offering traditional dishes fused with a modern interpretation. If you enjoy what you taste, you can take home a recipe book complete with all their special recipes and history.
With its stunning setting and historic charm, La Motte is the perfect destination for those who appreciate the finer things in life.
Book your winery experience
Enjoy a cellar tour followed by a tutored tasting of the current vintages of La Motte’s various wine collections while relaxing in the elegant ambience of the La Motte Tasting Room.
Explore the history and evolution of La Motte wines with this innovative and informative tasting of the Cellarmaster’s choice of older vintages or special Syrah styles. Sit down in the elegant private tasting room and learn about the history of wine-making at La Motte. Learn more about the benefits of bottle ageing and maturation in the Vintage tasting or discover what makes La Motte internationally and locally acclaimed for its Syrah wines in the Syrah tasting.
Normal Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30