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).


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.


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?


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.


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.


5 Platter Stars for La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier 2014

La Motte celebrates the extraordinary performance of its premium Pierneef Collection Syrah Viognier and is delighted to announce a Five Star rating by the 2017 Platter wine guide.

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The X-factor of Franschhoek Chardonnay

With the recent release of the 2015 La Motte Chardonnay and 2013 La Motte Méthode Cap Classique (68% Chardonnay), Cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche shares his thoughts on what it is that makes Franschhoek Chardonnay special.


La Motte Winelands Tea: A Celebration of Cape Hospitality

Celebrating a culture of hospitality and a heritage of passionate Cape cooks who were well-known for their pastries and confectionery, Pierneef à La Motte invites you to a beautifully presented Winelands Tea.


Consistency is key: Release of 2014 Pierneef Syrah Viognier

Sometimes there are vintages that because of an ideal set of conditions deliver exceptional wines and sometimes one has the luxury of only producing or at least releasing wines from these special years.


Seasonal steamed artichokes with fennel and spice

Artichokes are part of the Cape Winelands culinary heritage and as they are in season, Chef Chef Michelle Theron shares a delightful recipe for Heritage Month. Although artichokes are notoriously diff

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