Poached Quince And Honey Cake

This delicious cake with quince and honey will bring some sunshine to any winter’s day.  Serve with a delicious glass of La Motte Straw Wine.


The French Story Behind The Wines Of La Motte

It is no secret that France is considered the home of great wines and has served as the inspiration for many grape growers and winemakers around the world, including here in our very own French corner. Most wine grape varieties also originate from France and as we traditionally celebrate our French heritage in July, we thought to share the French origin of varieties used in the La Motte wine portfolio. 


Keeping It In The Family – La Motte Releases New Vintage Sauvignon Blanc And Cabernet Sauvignon

It’s hard to ignore the relationship between the two new La Motte vintages: 2021 La Motte Sauvignon Blanc and 2018 La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon. Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc are the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon and for thematic purposes, it suits to make Sauvignon Blanc the mother…


Getting Comfy With Pancakes

Pancakes are still one of the favourite traditional desserts. At school fêtes, street markets, public gatherings and sport events, the familiar sweet cinnamon smell of freshly cooked pancakes will lure you to the pancake stall, and many people take out the pancake pan at the first sign of the winter chills and rainy weather.


La Motte Announces New Classical Music Concerts

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.


Celebrate Valentine’s Day With A Picnic At La Motte

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day picnic in the historic ambience of La Motte’s Cape Dutch buildings, classic rose garden and in the shade of age-old oaks!


To Have A Harvest Is A Blessing, Even In 2021

Harvest time has arrived in the Cape Winelands and despite the Covid-induced fight for survival, the industry is excited about the promise and blessing of a new vintage.


Garden Fresh Green Gazpacho

The freshness of these vegetables and the earthiness of the broth are complemented by a wine that can match the crispness of the produce while not being overwhelmed by the complexities of the integrated flavours.


La Motte Introduces New Straw Wine Just In Time For Christmas

A charming sweet wine with an intense golden hue is an exceptional treat. Not only can it be a beautiful end to a special meal, it can also be a wonderful and versatile partner to food, especially when it comes to decadent flavours and textures, making it ideal for the festive season!


La Motte Releases 2020 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc

La Motte’s premium Pierneef Collection with beautiful linocut artworks on the label, pays tribute to the mastership with which Pierneef has portrayed the beauty of the South African landscape. At the same time, however, the wine is a celebration of the art of winemaking and as such, La Motte cellarmaster Edmund Terblanche is delighted to introduce the 2020 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc.