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Mont Rochelle

Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3000
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“wine tasting” (28 reviews)
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Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 3000
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"franschhoek area"
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"sauvignon blanc"
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"bread"
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband visted the Country Kitchen as part of the Franschooek Wine Tram Tour Green Line (a MUST do) - I had pre-booked lunch. We spent two hours here sipping wine while eating two of the tastiest lunch meals we both have ever...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jewawda, We were delighted to welcome you during your recent tour and couldn’t have been happier that you booked to join us for lunch! The whole team shared a smile when we heard how much you enjoyed your experience, and our Head Chef was...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

There is no doubt that Mont Rochelle is in a beautiful setting with outstanding views. It is a pity that walking round seemed to be restricted to hotel guests as I would have liked to go further than the restaurant/bar area and explore the grounds....More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear v_excited_traveller, We were delighted to welcome you to Mont Rochelle and couldn’t have been happier to hear your kind comments about the setting and service, thank you! We have to agree that the terrace is one of the best places to ‘drink in’ the...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Went here as a part of a tuk tuk wine tour. Richard Branson owns the estate and should be proud as the staff were excellent. Chippah our waiter was brilliant, he was charismatic and had an excellent understanding of the wine. 6 wines for 90R...More

Thank Alex B
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Dear Alex B, Wow, thank you so much for your amazing review. We were delighted to welcome you to Mont Rochelle as part of your tuk tuk wine tour; what fun! Chippah was so touched to receive a personal mention; we may be biased but...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We arrived @ 2.30 for wine tasting and a food platter.There were quite a few empty tables but their plates etc were still on the table.It just looked messy The waiter arrived he spoke very quickly and served 2 wines together, as he poured wine...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Dear Stolkien, I was really sorry to read your recent review and to hear that your wine tasting experience fell short of your expectations. We never want any of our guests to leave us ‘feeling flat’, and I would really like the opportunity to chat...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018 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 February 1, 2018

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 January 14, 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 January 18, 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 January 2, 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 January 4, 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 December 16, 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 December 18, 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 December 10, 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 December 12, 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 November 21, 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 November 23, 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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