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Great service staff, moody chef!

We went to Sage Restaurant at Chabivin on Sunday. It was on a Groupon type deal, however we were... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2013
Patrick N
Cape Town Central, South Africa

Easy check-in, and a friendly welcome by Danelle & Henrick. Gorgeous house, well equipped with... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Cathy D
Metro Manila, Philippines
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26 Jun 2018
25 Jun 2018
“House of MCC / Methode Cap Classique and Champagne in Stellenbosch / Vive la France!”
Chabivin's seeds was planted in 2007 through a meeting with Hendrik Snyman, a passionate winemaker and French Champagne House owners, Brigitte Charbaut-Abiven and Jean-Pierre Abiven. Chabivin has a wonderful selection of locally produced MCC's as...more
Blaauwklippen Road | Stellenbosch, Cape Town Central 7613, South Africa
+27 21 880 1643
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Easy check-in, and a friendly welcome by Danelle & Henrick. Gorgeous house, well equipped with everything you need. Spacious and beautifully decorated. Very homely and comfortable on a lovely property. Thank you also for the bottle of Chardonnay you produced yourself. It was FAB! Would...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you are looking for an exclusive MCC and Champagne Tasting (best on appointment)... 021 880 1643 ....Brigitte Abiven (Owner) and Jean-Pierre coming from France to South Africa, offer high class produce and the charming French way to explain all things 'bubbly' from Jean-Pierre is...More

Thank etenarogos
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Please note this review is not about the wine farm, it's about accommodation only. The location on a working farm is lovely and the visiting dogs were quite special. The Manor House has spacious living areas. In general though, we were unfortunately a little disappointed....More

Thank omegacon
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Amazing mcc to rival any French Champagne! Lovely outdoor tasting, 3 different varieties. This is a definite must for bubbly lovers

Thank Frikkadel
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Easter weekend we drove around Stellenbosch and it was 3pm and saw the signs for J C LeRoux and decided to visit - mistake after wasting our time driving up to the estate we were told rather arrogantly its by appointment only, maybe they should...More

Thank mike c
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This venue is spectacular. Though the tasting room is smaller than what one is use to, the outside seating area for this establishment is exactly the kind of escape one needs when they think Champagne and Sundays. Surrounded by tall trees which sing to you...More

Thank TheFirstChild
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We went to Sage Restaurant at Chabivin on Sunday. It was on a Groupon type deal, however we were treated as one would expect to be otherwise. The food was very good, and the service, greeting, and general attitude of the two staff in attendance...More

Thank Patrick N
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We visited this wine farm over the Easter weekend and paid R220 for a picnic basket I could have created for about R30 Half a baggett 6 small slices of meat Some lettuce in a jam jar A small wedge of brie A small block...More

2  Thank AndyZA
Reviewed 3 March 2013

We spend our sunday at chabivin, what an amazing experience... we started off with our picnic basket and tastings, the setting is beautiful,, went on to order some starters off the menu of the restaurant "Sage". compliments to the chef!!! excellent food, great champagne....oops, not...More

Thank chickliza
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We visited Chabivin for a tasting and picnic "experience". What was meant to be a mini treat for my boyfriend on his birthday turned into a 40 minute or less pitstop. I had booked a month prior and confirmed the picnic and not once did...More

2  Thank Monique W
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