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La Rochelle Wine Tours

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Address: Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 83 301 6774
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La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on...

La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on conducting personalised wine tours in small groups and visiting less commercial wineries when possible. Our specialized wine tourism guides are all educated by the Cape Wine Academy. All guided tours and transfers by La Rochelle Tours are done in a professional way and we exceed expectations on a daily basis. We like to share information about wine in a fun and relaxing manner...wine should be enjoyed and learning more about it can be fun.

We are based in Franschhoek and we would love to share our passion for wine with you! We now also offer restaurant (lunch/dinner) transfers in Franschhoek (until 22h00 daily). Transfers to and from Franschhoek and Cape Town International Airport now also available.

Collections for wine tours from Franschhoek, Stellenbosch & Paarl.

Contact us directly when booking to ensure we plan the best possible day for you!

The Team: Danelle, Aylmer (Tour Guides), Johan & Thabo (Drivers)

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Full-Day Chocolate, Cheese, Olive and Wine Tour from Stellenbosch
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Full-Day Wine Tour from Stellenbosch

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A must do!!

My husband and I went on a private tour with Alymer and had the most amazing time! Alymer gave us an indepth background on the drive to wine country. He catered the wineries and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 May 2015
Shira M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

My husband and I went on a private tour with Alymer and had the most amazing time! Alymer gave us an indepth background on the drive to wine country. He catered the wineries and tastings to our specific likes. Fairview was phenomenal with mouth watering cheeses. Alymer provided us with the background on each estate we were visiting and gave... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this review

Dear Shira, Thank you so much for your kind words about the tour you had with Aylmer. We love receiving feedback like this and it keeps us motivated to do even better. Hopefully we can be of assistance to you again in the future. Have a lovely day. Johan Barnard More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

We did the full day wine ,olives ,cheese and chocolate. Our guide,Aylmer, was extremely knowledgable and guided us through the tasting,showing us how the taste of the wine changed by the way you drink it.It was very educational,and something you would never get on a self guided visit. Interesting that we were 9,000 miles from home and the only other... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind, lovely feedback. It is comments like yours that makes it all worth it for us. Aylmer mentioned that evening that he also had a fantastic day out with you. We hope to host you again in the future. Johan More 

Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

We were picked up right on time and taken to get another couple so all together there was 6 of us. The guide Alymer Manko was brilliant and full of knowledge of the vineyards and local history. We all had such a fun day and went out for a lovely lunch in between. I would definitely recommend this tour as... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

My husband and I were in cape town for 3 days for our honeymoon and only had enough time to do a half-day wine tour. We researched basically every company on trip advisor and chose La Rochelle based on their exceptional reviews, and we definitely made the right choice!! My husband and I ended up being the only 2 people... More 

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LaRochelleTours, Owner at La Rochelle Wine Tours, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us and that we got your hubby as far as to start enjoying / appreciating wine more. We have an absolute passion for what we do and hopefully we will be able to host you again in the future!... More 

Gaithersburg, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

Three of us from Maryland were joined by one other guest for the Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and Olive tour with Alymer. Alymer was prompt and informative about the local industry as well as the region. In addition to sharing his passion for local wines, Alymer gave us the best education we have had on how to taste wine and appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

We booked the whole day wine, cheese, chocolate and olive oil tasting tour and it was amazing. We got to see the beautiful area of franschhoek and stellenbosch, our guide was very knowledgeable and the vineyards we visited were really different to each other but very nice. I guess one could spend several full days with wine tasting in this... More 

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orange county, ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

We did the the full day wine tour and gourmet delights with Danéllle and what an amazing day! She is wonderfully charming and not only full of knowledge, but a great teacher. It's so special to see this area through the eyes of someone who loves it so dearly. It's also obvious that the wineries enjoy having her bring guests... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We had arranged this trip as something to fill the morning before we got married in the afternoon. We were met by Alymer at the hotel. He took us to 2 vineyards, and spent the time telling us so much about the wine and how it was made. The whole group felt like they had learnt a lot in a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

We did the full day wine tour with Aylmer. He was absolutely amazing and extremely knowledgeable not just about wines but also the region which is steeped in history. He catered to myself who likes reds and also my partner who loves whites. We were taken to an amazing lunch at "Kitchen by Maison" which was the recommendation from Aylmer,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

My wife & I did the La Rochelle full day wine tour which was a first rate tour & tasting. Danelle, our guide, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and is qualified to conduct the tastings herself rather than leave it to the winery representatives. During the day we visited 3 different, small wineries around Franscheok and throughout Danelle was a... More 

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