Franshoek extravaganza

Franschhoek is filled with talented winemakers,. The Vineyards produce some of thee most classic cultivars. From you whites to your reds, including  Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon and Chenin Blanc, to gorgeous plush reds; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Pinot Noir. All available in Franshoek for you to taste ad enjoy with friends and family.

Eikehof Wines

This family owned Winery is situated to the west of the Village in the vicinity of la Motte. This beautiful wine estate  has belonged to the Malherbe family since 1903.
The name of the farm, Eikehof, originated from the wonderful Old Oaks, which adds a special feature to the farm and the Cape Winelands Area.

Wine tasting

Enjoy a remarkable experience from under the oak trees overlooking the Drakenstein Mountain.
Eikehofs’ Wine tasting room is open daily for wine tasting and sales from Monday to Sunday. Indulge in a selection of cheese platters available to compliment your palete with Eikehofs superb wine.

Eikehof has 6 varietals which include a Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon, Merlot, Shiraz and a Cabernet Sauvignon. The Eikehof wines are from the Franschhoek origin designation. The Eikehof wines are made from the finest grapes for your indulgence.

Location R45 main road, franschhoek valley

Contact +27 (0)21 876 2469 or eikehof@mweb.co.z 

 

La Bri Vineyards

The unique characteristic of this farm is the 120 tonne boutique wine cellar. It contains a circular design and boasts a gravity-fed wine-making process. Offering and producing limited volumes of superior quality and elegant wines, with hand picked grapes which are stored overnight in a cool room for your enjoyment. Comprising four single cultivar wines and two blends, based on the traditional French Bordeaux and Rhone wine-making practices. La Bri wine each consist of a unique Cape flower on the label, with the exception of the Syrah.

Wines

  • Chardonnay
  • Viognier
  • Affinity
  • Syrah
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine tasting & pairings

Wine & Lokum

Handcrafted Turkish Delight, Plums paired with roasted nuts, mulberries with mint and apricot with ginger.
Suitable for vegetarians as well as being Halal certified.

Wine & Chocolate

This includes Dark Belgian chocolate handcrafted and also carefully selected by our winemaker to complement each of the decadent La Bri wines.

Wine & Biltong

A favorite among the tastings, biltong and wine tasting offers clients a truly unique South African experience! This is a fun and informal tasting where guests are encourage to experiment with flavors and textures.

 

 

 

Location excelsior road, franschhoek

Contact +27(0)21 876 2593 or info@labri.co.za

 

Leopard’s Leap Wines

Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards, is a leading wine producer. Sourcing grapes from selected vineyards in the Western Cape winelands, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards produces and markets quality wines with a preference for affordable, easy-drinking wines, fit for any occasion.

Wine tasting

Visitors are welcomed in a modern, sociable Tasting Room, for an informal introduction to the versatile range of Leopard’s Leap wines.

Available for tasting are any five wines from our Family Collection, Classic or Lookout ranges, at R40 per person.

Our premium range, the Culinaria Collection, tastings cost R55 per person. The six wines in the Culinaria Collection all celebrate the harmony in which food and wine complement one another.

Private group tastings are available at R65 per person. These tastings need to be booked and paid in advance. A selection of wines from all four ranges is available in this tasting option.

Over weekends visitors are invited to laze over wine cocktails with amazing sunset views.

Location R45, main road, franschhoek

Contact +27(0)21 876 8002 or  info@leopards-leap.com 

 

La Motto Wine Estate

Allocated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley, in South Africa’s Cape Winelands, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality. Including picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm. It is an experience not to be missed.

Wine tasting

Current Vintage Tasting

Opening Hours

Mon to Sat 09:00 – 17:00.

Closed on Sundays and Christian religious holidays.

Reservations for groups are essential – maximum of 16 people per tasting.

Please note that La Motte requires photo identification (Passport, Identity card/document or Driver’s licence) for security check-in.

Cost

Current Vintage Tasting: R60 per person. R70 per person when part of a group.
Cellar Tour – maximum of 16 people. Reservations are essential. Cost: R30
Limited Release Tasting: R120
Hanneli R Tasting: R80
La Motte Straw Wine Tasting: R30
La Motte MCC Tasting: R30

Vinoteque Tasting

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri 09:00 – 14:00

Closed on Sundays and Christian religious holidays.

Please note that La Motte requires photo identification (Passport, Identity card/document or Driver’s licence) for security check-in.

Reservations for Vinoteque Tastings are essential – maximum of 12 people per tasting.

Cost

R250 per person.

Wine & food tasting

Opening Hours

Friday at 10:00.

Prior reservation – at least two days in advance – with upfront payment is essential.

Closed on Christian religious holidays. Available to groups of 2 to 15.

Please note that Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant will be closed for a winter break from 18 June – 13 July 2018.

Please note that La Motte requires photo identification (Passport, Identity card/document or Driver’s licence) for security check-in.

Cost

R295 per person.

Location R45 main road, franschhoek valley

Contact +27(0)21 876 8000 or tasting@la-motte.co.za 

Mont Rochelle Mountain Vineyards

The Farm is situated against the Klein Dassenberg Mountains. It boasts a quaint Boutique cellar, which has a unique character due to its layout and design. The cellar has many historic elements and a unique feel to it. A range of easy drinking wines are available suited for any occasion.

Wine tasting

Wine Flight Tasting are available daily from 10am until 7pm

3 wine flight R50 per person
Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Mont Rochelle Chardonnay 2016
Mont Rochelle Little Rock Rouge 2016

6 wine flight: R90 per person 
Mont Rochelle Little Rock Blanc 2016
Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Mont Rochelle Chardonnay 2016
Mont Rochelle Little Rock Rouge 2016
Mont Rochelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Mont Rochelle Syrah 2014

Premium tasting: R105 per person
Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Mont Rochelle Chardonnay 2016
Mont Rochelle Merlot 2009
Mont Rochelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Gourmet tasting: R165 per person
Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2017: Paired with smoked snoek pâté, tortilla crisps and pickled cucumber
Mont Rochelle Chardonnay 2016: Paired with deep fried goat’s cheese, charred baby leeks and smoked tomato aioli
Mont Rochelle Syrah 2014: Paired with chorizo and gorgonzola mille feuille and basil pesto

Location dassenberg road, franschhoek

Contact +27(0)21 876 2770 or Email Us

 

If you’re planning to visit Franschoek anytime soon then these are places to be.

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