Experience The Spirit, Festivities, And Fruits Of Harvest Season At La Motte Wine Estate

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A winery is a hive of activity during harvest time: monstrous clanking machinery crushes great vat-loads of freshly-picked grapes, water sluices from altitudinous metal networks of walkways as tanks the size of elephants are cleaned in preparation, and workers tramp about in heavy boots with looks of fierce focus on their sun-beaten faces.

 

New Vintage Release: 2016 Pierneef Syrah Viognier

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The vintage, the winemaking and eventually consumer preference, to a large degree determine the success of a wine. But there are other important factors as well – the story behind the wine, the art of the packaging and the marketing skill.

 

The La Motte Harvest Experience – A Celebration Of Winelands Traditions

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Whether you get up early to be in the vineyards for cool morning grape picking, stay up late for cellar pump-overs or just enjoy the mosbolletjies baked from the fermenting grape juice, the energy of harvest time in the Winelands is hard to resist. At La Motte, we invite you to share in the excitement with our annual Harvest Experience.

 

International award reaffirms La Motte as leading wine tourism destination

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Caption for image: La Motte CEO Hein Koegelenberg celebrates the estate’s exceptional performance in the Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards with Cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche and Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant’s Executive Chef Eric Bulpitt.

 

Experience Art at La Motte

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Celebrating the Rupert family’s love and appreciation for art, La Motte Wine Estate introduces a new Art Experience to complement the current Museum exhibition, Ink on Paper.

 

Festive Recipe: Beef Prime Rib on the Bone

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Christmas meals are about having your loved ones around a table. If you are planning to have quite a few of your favourite people with you this year, why not try our Beef Prime Rib on the Bone.

 

Sparkling wine – more than words can say

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The wine world is full of foreign terminology, but there is no reason for anyone to be intimidated by words such as méthode champenoise, pupitre, sur lies, tirage, muselet…

 

Chicken with Green Sauce

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From our Cape Winelands Cuisine cookbook, page 95

 

La Motte Classical Music Concert Programme for 2019

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Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

 

Chicken with Green Sauce

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From our Cape Winelands Cuisine cookbook, page 95

 
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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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