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Waterford Estate is situated in one of the world's most visually arresting pockets of paradise. Nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world renowned Stellenbosch region, this 120 hectare property owned by Jeremy and Leigh Ord and...more
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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here as part of a wine tour and bought some of the wine to bring home with us- that's how much we liked it. The outdoor seating is beautiful and it's the perfect place to stop by for a tasting.More

Thank LPinthecity
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear LPinthecity, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us and we hope that when you open the bottles of wine that you bought you will think...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterford offers a sophisticated wine drive combined with food pairing at different locations in their white and red wine vineyards in a 4 x 4 safari vehicle. The wine safari is concluded on a sweet note with the renowned chocolate wine pairings. Devon was our...More

Thank Barbara1236
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Barbara1236 Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate as well as the Wine Drive Safari. We are thrilled that you had such an incredible visit and drive with us. We have passed your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tasting at the gorgeous Waterford Estate. The long gravel driveway lined with orange trees was very regal. Blooming Lavender bushes lined the entrance offering a wonderful aroma. Our waitress, Pippa, was friendly, knowledgeable and fun! It was a cold rainy day, so...More

Thank dkelly909
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dkelly909 Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us as well as the Chocolate and Wine Tasting Experience. We have passed your review onto the Pippa...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic setting,lovely wines, knowledgeable staff. Not to be missed in Cape Town. Ask for Robyn who is personable and can answer any question you have.More

Thank barrink
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear barrink Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a fantastic visit with us. We have passed your message onto Robyn and the Tasting Room Managers, and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real surprise. Amazing how the chocolate compliments the wine and softens the flavors/spiciness. Great service, beautiful location, and superb wines. We were lucky enough to taste the M ( Merlot based) of which I think only 500 bottles are made and the Jem. If...More

Thank andrewe232
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear andrewe232, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us as well as the Chocolate and Wine Tasting Experience. We hope to welcome you back very soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the most beautiful view place as you sit in their courtyard but they have made it attractive. The recognisable driveway printed on a bottle and decorated entrance. Here is all about the wine, there is no food but you can have a...More

Thank Lana L
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lana L, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Waterford Estate. We hope that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best, The Waterford Estate Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is faux Tuscan, and lovely. But, this relatively new winery needs to work on wine quality. Plus the tasting presentation was a bit perfunctory, and the pourer did not know much. Their gimmick is pairing wines with chocolate. This is fine, but did...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great wine tasting at Waterford Estate with Lauren yesterday. Even though it was a gloomy day, the heaters and blankets were the perfect extra touches to make the experience the perfect afternoon. Please pass on my thanks to Lauren who stayed with us...More

Thank Anna C
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Dear Anna C Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a fantastic time visiting us. We have passed your message onto Lauren and the Tasting Room Managers,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Loved the drive into this winery. It's so grand and you pass by the vineyards located at the front if you take a stroll. Went for the chocolate wine pairing which I write enjoyed. Great place for a lazy day.More

Thank Jen W
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Jen W, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us as well as the Chocolate and Wine Tasting Experience. We hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful venue, good wine and Devon, the best!!!! Great experience. On top of it all, this section of South Africa is picturesque with one view outdoing another.More

Thank pfamcd2
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear pfamcd2 Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a "Great Experience" with us. We have passed your message onto Devon and the Tasting Room Managers, and...More

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Sara V
1 October 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi Sara V, We do require a booking to be made for the tastings. If you would like to make a booking you can contact Isabelle on 021 880 5308.
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RenaeG76
31 August 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi RenaeG76, Thank you for your message. We are not open on Sundays for wine tasting. Our hours are as follows: Monday - Friday - 09h00 - 17h00 Saturdays - 10h00 - 17h00
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434euniceg
23 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi 434euniceg, Thank you for the message. We are closed on Christmas Day so we will not be able to assist you. With regards to restaurants near us, there is Mont Marie. You will need to contact them to see if they will... More
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