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Haute Cabriere Tasting Room

Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8500
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Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabriere – The Home of Pierre Jourdan - specialises in still wines and Methode Cap Classiques produced exclusively from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The Tasting Room offers visitors a personal introduction to its wines through cellar tours and tastings, in English, Afrikaans, German or French (French and German by appointment only). An informal tapas-style small plates menu is also available to enjoy during the wine tasting. Next door, Haute Cabriere Restaurant treats guests to the “True Marriage of Food and Wine” with a menu that revolves around the estate’s wines.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pass Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8500
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I thought that this was one of the drabbest tasting rooms in the area. There was a lack of character and little ornamentation. While there, I tasted 7 wines,consisting of 2 champagnes, two whites, 2 reds and 1 white dessert. Unfortunately, I thought that the...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We travelled to Franschhoek to do a champagne tasting at Haute Cabriere and the location matched the classic Pierre Jourdan champagne, glass by fantastic glass. The location is exceptional, it’s almost like you are part of the surrounding mountains, the room is wel set out...More

Thank Kevin B
CabriereHaute, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Good afternoon Kevin Thank you for the wonderful words. It is always wonderful to hear that our aim and values are perceived as intended. Have a wonderful day. Kind regards, The Haute Cabrière Tasting Room team.

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I have never been to a place more special than this. The staff we're brilliant & the wine tasting equally brilliant. If you're ever in the area. Don't fail to come

Thank drruthjones
JanineS708, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you kindly for the amazing words! We are delighted that you had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you again :-) Kind regards, The Haute Cabriere Tasting Room Staff

Reviewed 28 May 2017

We traveled from Cape Town to Franschhoek and arrived at 4.45pm at the tasting room, looking forward to some tasting by sunset. On arrival - we were the only 2 guests - we were told that we could not taste anymore as that closed at...More

Thank Marc V
JanineS708, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hello Marc, We are very sorry about this. We did recently change times, and ensuring the information is carried across all platforms takes some time, but from what you have said, we did not deal with your arrival as we should have. Our reasoning for...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Not by a long shot. This was a fun first stop on the wine trail. The location is superb with a fantastic view and the interior is delightful. We had a tour and then had a tasting of half dozen or so wines including bubbly....More

Thank anon3200
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Tasting outside at Haute Cabriere is special with the view over the Franschoek valley. The sparkling wines are especially nice.

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

After reading the positive reviews about the place, my friends and I decided to pay Haute Cabriere a visit on our day tour of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. This was our first stop and not a great start to our day, unfortunately. We were the first...More

Thank Hugoss80
JanineS708, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Good morning Hugo Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Please advice if there is a way I can contact you in regards to your experience. It is of utmost concern for us that you had such a less than satisfactory experience...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This was one out of six wineries we visited over two days; and the second in order of visit. We had high expectations as this was recommended by a travel guide. We stopped by only for tasting and a cheese platter. When we first came,...More

Thank Jaapoika
JanineS708, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Good afternoon Jaapoika First and foremost I would like to apologize for the less than stellar time you had. We are aware of most of these issues and would like to thank you for bringing the situation to our attention - reiterating that there is...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

on our tour through franschhoek (garden route trip in total) we were very happy to have an excellent lunch here with outstanding fine kitchen (tatar and chicken then beef filet and springbock all medium rate at its best) and wines at side supporting the flavours...More

Thank Tl S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went for the wine tasting. The sparklings were really good. Esp the blanc the blanc.And very affordable. Only ZAR165/bottle for sparkling that is so good. You have magnificent views of the mountains while sipping your sparklings.

1  Thank aquamermaid
JanineS708, Manager at Haute Cabriere Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

thank you for your wonderful feedback! The tasting Room Team

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3 April 2017|
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Response from CabriereHaute | Property representative |
Hello, We don't serve dinner outside, purely as the lighting and wine farm bugs are not ideal. You are more than welcome to come earlier and enjoy some drinks outside, if the weather plays along. If you can send me the... More
8 February 2016|
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Response from PierrevanEeden | Reviewed this property |
You are correct it is up on the hill. He has professional staff there who are trained.
23 December 2014|
Response from K M | Property representative |
Hi solom383, We do have just a few places left but please could you phone us on 021 876 2630 as soon as possible with your details. Many thanks