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Mont Rochelle

Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3000
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Full-Day Winelands Tour with Tastings from Cape Town
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Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a 2 hour lunch & wine tasting whilst on the wine tram. Food, Drink & Service all fantastic. I did book in advance which I'm glad I did as it was very busy. Highly recommended 😄More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear michellel980, We were delighted to welcome you to Mont Rochelle during your tour on the wine tram, and were so pleased to hear that you decided to stay a little longer and join us for lunch! Thank you for the kind recommendation, it really...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This was the first stop for us on the Blue tram tour. We called ahead and booked a cellar tour. This was excellent - conducted privately and with a really knowledgable lady fielding our assault of questions. The wine here was superb. Genuinely the best...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Richard H, Thank you for choosing to visit Mont Rochelle during your tour, we were delighted to welcome you to the wine cellar. I don’t think we could ask for a bigger compliment than hearing that we were the best wine you tried all...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were staying in the Mont Rochelle hotel, so this was a good walk from there. It's a small outfit in quite a modern setting. The staff were friendly and the wine tasting fun. The wines were very good, albeit we did prefer some of...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear DiverHP, Following on from your previous review, I wanted to once again say what a pleasure it was to welcome you to Mont Rochelle! We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed the wine tasting and we hope to welcome you back again...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of the wine tram tour (a brilliant way to see the wine farms). The first thing we are told it is part of the virgin family, so our expectations were for a high quality service. A beautiful venue and views. However...More

Thank Jo B
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Jo B, Thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback following your recent visit to Mont Rochelle. Whilst we were pleased to hear that you enjoyed the views and venue, I was really sorry that your experience with us fell short...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

My wife and I stopped in at Mont Rochelle for wine tasting in December 2017. We sat outside, and ordered the 'Connoisseur's Tasting' (4 wines -- Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, a 2009 Merlot, and a 2009 Syrah) and a cheese & charcuterie board. The good: +...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Ob3ron, Thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback with us following your recent visit to Mont Rochelle. Whilst we were delighted to hear your kind comments about the setting, I was really sorry to read that our wines weren’t quite...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

A great wine tasting in this beautiful setting. You can visit the winery for free if you're here before 11am. The tasting is reasonably priced and with excellent explanations for the different wines. The best choice is without doubt the gourmet tasting with 3 wines...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Dear Flyingseb, It was a pleasure to welcome you for a tasting at Mont Rochelle and we couldn’t have been happier to hear that you thought the food pairing was the perfect match to our wines! Thank you for taking the time to share such...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning setting, delicious wine and the food and staff are lovely. The views are to die for. A must do xxMore

Thank Lisa_Renee_Compain
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear Lisa_Renee_Compain, What a beautiful review! Thank you for sharing such lovely compliments with us, we couldn’t have been happier to hear that you enjoyed the food, wine and service. We really hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Mont Rochelle in...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Short review is - you will be impressed with the estate overall as it is situated on a hill. It has a beautiful view of the vineyard overlooking the Franschhoek area. The place around is big and you will just want to stay on this...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear HongKongTrotter, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us, we were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Mont Rochelle and that you wanted to stay on the estate forever! It was lovely to hear that you found your...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Our visit to Mont Rochelle was one of the highlights of our recent trip to S.A. We had dreamed of doing a picnic in a beautiful setting in the Winelands, and this more than surpassed our expectations. We did a wine tasting first and found...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear mb1605, We couldn’t have been more pleased to help you realise your dream of a picnic in the Winelands, and to hear that the experience surpassed your expectations really means so much! Thank you for taking the time to share such a perfect review,...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking views paired with a premium selection of wines. Very generous with the wine tasting at a decent price. Perfect setting for taking in the majesty of the valley and sampling of the local cuisine. A definite must on a trip to Franschhoek.More

Thank Gavin N
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Dear Gavin N, It’s not often that the team are left speechless but we were all blown away by your wonderful review. We were absolutely delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the food and wine at Mont Rochelle so thank you for taking the...More

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