Wine and dine in the French Corner

Food and wine experience in Franschhoek, South Africa

Welcome to the Tasting Centre at La Motte Wine Estate!

Visits & Tastings

Franschhoek is called the French corner of South Africa. It is a small town in the Western Cape Province of the country and is one of the oldest towns in South Africa. Franschhoek is situated just 75kms from the city of Cape Town. In the last decade Franschhoek became a part of Stellenbosch and today, along with paarl they form the boggest wine growing region in South Africa called the Cape Winelands. 

On this exclusive tour in the stunning wine region of Franschhoek you will be visiting the French- inspired winery called La Motte. Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape winelands, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Enjoy a viticulture tour at La Motte Wine Estate in Franschhoek. La Motte’s completely redesigned and refurbished tasting facility, featuring a large fireplace for cozy winter tastings, has been highly commended for the inviting and friendly ambiance. Here, a wide variety of La Motte’s award-winning wines can be sampled and purchased in a stylish and relaxing atmosphere. 

Enjoy a private comparative Shiraz tasting to discover how Shiraz lends itself to express its terroir as well as complementing other blending components. Alternatively you may taste older vintages of select award-winning La Motte wines alongside current vintages and learn about the advantages of bottle ageing and maturation in the Vinoteque tasting. 


  • Discover the beautiful wine region of Franschhoek
  • Take tour through the stunning wine estate of La Motte
  • Enjoy a private comparative Shiraz tasting
  • Taste older vintages of select award-winning La Motte wines alongside current vintages
  • Enjoy a 3-course lunch, each course paired with an estate wine.


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