La Motte Millennium – Best SA Red at Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Award

La Motte is delighted to announce that its acclaimed Bordeaux-style red wine, the 2015 La Motte Millennium was recognised as the Best of Show South African Red at the Spring Tasting of the Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Award.


The Pierneef Experience at La Motte is a special way of enjoying the finer things in life!

Always innovative when it comes to ways in which to share its passions, La Motte is announcing a new addition to its offering, the Pierneef Experience.


Behind the scenes at La Motte with Chef Michelle Theron

Michelle’s philosophy of regional, sustainable cooking sprang from a traditional South African home, where a luscious garden offered loads of homegrown produce and mealtimes were taken seriously.


La Motte Harvest Update: It is all about the grapes – or is it?

For a winemaker, harvest time is all about the quality of the grapes and the smooth sailing of cellar processes. Or is it?


La Motte pays tribute to the life and work of Pierneef in new art exhibition

A series of paintings and art work from artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957) are on display at the La Motte Museum in Franschhoek.


Salad in the time of Jan van Riebeeck

Jan van Riebeeck’s Company’s Garden must have been a feast for the eyes back in the late-1600’s.


Tour and Taste the Harvest at La Motte

The energy of harvest time in the Winelands is infectious and La Motte wine estate in the Franschhoek Valley invites guests to join in the excitement with a special Harvest Tour and Tasting, presented for the duration of the 2017 harvest.


Glazed Gammon For Your Christmas Table

Herewith a recipe bound to be the talk of your Christmas table.


A fresh interpretation to Cape Winelands hospitality

Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant’s Winelands Tea celebrates the tradition of Cape hospitality as well as a heritage of passionate Cape cooks who were known for their pastries and confectionery.


The X Factor of Franschhoek Chardonnay

Viticulturists agree that Chardonnay is quite an easy variety to produce. It can be planted in most wine countries where it can result in a wine of satisfactory quality.

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Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape winelands, La Motte is home to some of South Africa’s finest wines, recognized internationally for their exceptional quality. In harmony with the production of wines, La Motte has also ventured into flower cultivation and the production of ethereal oils.
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