Sweet and Sour Pumpkin and Lamb Stew


Before Christopher Columbus ‘discovered’ the Americas in 1494, cooks following the Persian-Arabian culinary tradition had to rely on a type of calabash pumpkin that couldn’t be used when ripe (the pumpkin dried out and became hollow as it ripened).

 

2015 La Motte Millennium awarded Best of Show South African Red at Mundus Vini Grand Wine Awards


La Motte is delighted to announce that its acclaimed Bordeaux-style red wine, 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 Awards.

 

La Motte releases 2016 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc


Awarded with a gold medal at the 2017 Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards, La Motte’s recently released 2016 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc reaffirms its status as a complex and intriguing style of Sauvignon Blanc – ideal for both the dinner table and maturation cellar.

 

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.

 
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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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