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Meerlust Wine Estate

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Annandale Road, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
+27 21 843 3587
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I absolutely love Meerlust so a visit here on our recent trip to Stellenbosch was an absolute must and we weren't disappointed - fab wines and a fascinating Dutch style homestead. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aileenmah
Reviewed 29 October 2018

While we enjoyed the wine and the wine tasting was very nice, the room was small and offered very little seating. We stood at the counter the whole time. The estate is pretty and the drive up to the wine tasting house was beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The estate is stunning and driving up we had high expectations that were unfortunately not met. The wine was good, but the tasting room is quite dark and uninviting and you don't get to appreciate any of the natural beauty of the estate. We felt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tour825984
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing wine taste here! Wine farm started in 1693 - amazing. Amazing Cab Sav and even better Top selection wine " Rubion ". 10/10 recommend . This wine farm focuses more on tradition instead of fancy looks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michael h
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We arrived at Meerlust's iconic windmill on a rainy, grey Winter's day and could not have been more excited with what we found.. A random fact to start this review: Did you know that "Meerlust" means"pleasure of the sea"? I didn't until our visit. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LaurasWorldza
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Meerlust Rubicon is one of the finest wines I knew in South Africa so I was more than happy to have the chance to visit this amazing estate. It is as charming as the wine, and the hosts. Super friendly and relaxed staff, proud of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nomaddies
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I have written a blog on my experience at Meerlust Wine Estate. It is entitled "Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part 2)" It can be found at vegaswineaux.com.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank trequer
Reviewed 20 January 2018

This was our first stop at this beautiful old wine farm. Our friend from America loves Meerlust wines and it was very high on his "to do list". The farm impresses you from the moment you arrive and see the beautiful farm house in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dirmug
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Friendly staff and fantastic wines. What more to you want. Make sure to have a read through how their "Rubicon" received it's name and the ensuing articles and cartoons as displayed on the wall.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tania444
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It was great to visit this place as I had tasted several wines of this estate before. The place is wonderful and I enjoyed the winde tasting. Very friendly and and supportive staff. Please note the picture on top has NOT been taken at Meerlust....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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