In Memory Of Marita Pierneef-Bailey (02.04.1927 – 18.06.2019)

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It is with great sadness that La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg and CEO Hein Koegelenberg share news of the death of Marita Pierneef-Bailey, the daughter of famed South African landscape artist, JH Pierneef and a dear friend of the family.

 

Guinea Fowl Coq Au Vin

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Syrah goes well with the smokiness of a barbeque, the sweetness of marinades, the flavour and spice of mild curries, the fattiness of lamb and the earthiness of game and mushrooms.

 

La Motte Museum Reconstructs Pierneef’s Famous Johannesburg Station Panels

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As the permanent host to Jacob Hendrik Pierneef’s Heritage Collection, the La Motte Museum is delighted to present a recreation of what is probably the artist’s most famous work, the momentous Station Panels commissioned for the old Johannesburg Park Station.

 

La Motte Wine Estate Introduces New Classical Music Concert Programme

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Inspired by La Motte’s owner and internationally renowned mezzo-soprano, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, La Motte’s close association with classical music is celebrated by a series of classical music concerts presented in the beautiful Historic Cellar on the estate. The estate has just announced the line-up of international and local artists to perform in the coming months.

 

Special Sculpture Walk A Graceful Extension To The La Motte Experience

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As visitors drive through the vineyards towards the reception area of La Motte, they are welcomed by the impressive Wine Bearer sculpture by sculptor Toby Megaw. Holding an overflowing cup in her hands, this proud woman elegantly serves as a symbol of La Motte’s tradition of sharing.

 

Citrus and Fennel Cured Franschhoek trout

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Looking for something that is delicious but light and summery? Try Chef Eric Bulpitt’s recipe for Citrus and Fennel Cured Franschhoek trout. At its best, served with the refreshing and moreish 2018 La Motte Sauvignon Blanc or the more complex and mineral 2018 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc.

 

International Recognition For 2018 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc

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La Motte’s 2018 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc has just been released and already received international acclaim with a Gold Medal and acknowledgement as Best of Show South Africa White in the renowned Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2019!

 

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.

 

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.

 
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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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