A healthy slice of Grandmother’s Bread – a recipe with a story

We think bread can be part of a healthy lifestyle. So why not try this recipe for our popular Grandmother’s Bread as per the Cape Winelands Cuisine cookbook (page 15).


La Motte Art Experience: Celebrating The Love Of Art

Enjoy La Motte’s special new art exhibition, Celebrating the love of Art, to the full with a Tuesday morning Art Experience sharing the interesting and personal stories behind the art works specially selected by La Motte owner, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg. These weekly exhibition walkabouts by Curator, Elzette de Beer, also include a programme of special exhibition-related talks.


La Motte Wine Estate Closes As Precaution Against COVID-19

La Motte Wine Estate, internationally acclaimed for its exceptional wine tourism offering, will close all tourism experiences from Monday, 16 March until Monday, 23 March 2020. The closure follows information from a guest who visited the estate on 9 March and who since tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. La Motte received this news on Sunday, 15 March.


La Motte Introduces Curated Wine Tasting Experience

La Motte Wine Estate enjoys international acclaim for its innovative wine tourism offering and with the introduction of a Curated Wine Tasting Experience, guests are now invited to a special wine tasting every day between Monday and Friday. The Curated Wine Tasting Experience encourages guests to explore their passion for wine or to indulge in an exclusive and tailored wine tasting experience.


How To Make The Perfect Harvest Plate

Harvest is a very important time on La Motte and while most grapes disappear into the cellar to be turned into acclaimed La Motte wine, Chef Eric Bulpitt makes sure that some make it to the kitchen and the tables of Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant.


The Blessing of the Harvest at La Motte

January 2020 was a challenging month. This seems to be the sentiment everywhere I go. There’s no escaping the economic, social and climatic challenges around us, but as talk has moved on from Australian wildfires to the Corona virus and wine in cans, there is one group of people who, at this time of year, is not as concerned with such newsworthy matters. Winemakers.


Celebrate Harvest Time at La Motte

Be part of the story of wine and enjoy the energy and excitement of Harvest-time in the Winelands with the La Motte Harvest Experience.


Celebrating The Love Of Art At La Motte

As part of the fiftieth jubilee of La Motte’s Rupert ownership, owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg invites art-lovers to an exhibition of rare and important artworks that shares some favourite works from her collection as well as the family collection and allows insight into her love for art. The exhibition, entitled Celebrating the love of Art – a personal selection by Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, acknowledges her appreciation of the arts and their preservation, a passion she shares with her late parents, Dr Anton and Mrs Huberte Rupert.


The Story Behind Sweetie Pies And How To Make Your Own

Do you know the story behind the delightful and charming little Sweetie Pie? This seductive mouthful of soft marshmallow with its crunchy cookie or wafer base and smooth chocolate casing is traditionally from Denmark.


Festive Shopping From The La Motte Farm Shop

Luxurious linen – a treasured gift