Traditions run deep at La Motte

2012-10-12 08:41

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If there is one tradition the Cape is well-known for it would be the fruits of the winelands

The folks at the SA Post Office   have decided to marry the tradition of sending postcards with this undeniable tourist attraction by inaugurating a postbox dating back to the 1800s on the esteemed La Motte Winelands Estate  www.la-motte.com

“Being the South African winner in the Great Wine Capitals of the World’s Best of Wine Tourism competition for 2012, we are always looking at inventive ways to enhance the tourism experience”, said La Motte CEO Hein Koegelenberg.

“Postcards are commonly used to promote tourism, and the new post box on La Motte wine farm will play a role in promoting Franschhoek as a tourist destination and the art of letter writing”, said Martie Gilchrist, regional communication manager of the SA Post Office.

Those visiting the winelands can dabble in the tradition inbetween their La Motte Wine Tastings of course by purchasing postcards and stamps from the Farm Shop on the estate.

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