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Stony Brook Vineyards

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Great wines with a lovely relaxed tasting space

I’ve been a couple of times, once in the winter when we were given our tasting round a big table in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
weronhols
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Franschhoek, South Africa
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This vineyard deserves its wonderful recommendations.

We always buy our wine for our 3 weeks stay in Franschhoek from this vineyard and Joy, the owner... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WilliamWiltshire
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Wiltshire
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We are a small, family-run winery in the Franschhoek Winelands. We focus on producing small volumes of premium quality wines mainly for export to Europe.
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Green Valley Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve been a couple of times, once in the winter when we were given our tasting round a big table in front of the fire, and once in the summer when we sat out under the trees. They have a beautiful ghost gum tree which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank weronhols
Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review and for your continued support!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always buy our wine for our 3 weeks stay in Franschhoek from this vineyard and Joy, the owner, gives us a wonderful greeting. It is easy to order wine from here for delivery to the UK at very reasonable prices.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WilliamWiltshire
Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much! Yes, we focus a lot on our European offering, with the wines being warehoused in Belgium it makes it really easy to get the wines delivered quickly.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stonybrook vineyards offers delicious wine with a personalized touch. Our wine tasting was top notch in a gorgeous setting on the outdoor patio. The wine owner conducted our tasting and offered great insight into their wine making and history. A great wine farm to visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow, thank you so much! I'm really glad that you enjoyed the tasting and your experience at Stony Brook.

Reviewed 13 February 2019

While the Stony Brook wines we tried were excellent quality, the highlight of our visit was surely meeting Joy McNaught, one of the owners, whose positive energy outshone even their tasty wines. She very kindly signed a copy of her book “Headlong into the Red”...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This review will no doubt warm her heart, thanks so much for the lovely words - I will be sure to pass them on! I hope you enjoy the book and I'm really happy that you enjoyed the wines as well.

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

It was a complete off chance that we happily fell across Stoney Book. A friend had tasted ‘Max’ the night before and knowing we were going to be in Franschhoek suggested we visit. What a treat! A hidden gem. Warmly welcomed by Chelsea (the Jack...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thanks a million for the review - we do our best to give a hands-on and authentic tasting, so I'm glad that was your experience!

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The most welcoming vineyard we went to in Franschhoek & Stellenbosch combined. The couple that started this have created some really unique and fantastic wines. Joy greeted us and took great time and care to talk us through their story and the thought behind their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

I'm so happy that you got a warm welcome at the farm and that you enjoyed the wines! Thanks for the review and the recommendation - we'll hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2019

We were welcomed very warmly to Stony Brook by Joy - the Lady of the house. Her stories and wine presentations were honest, interesting and educational. Wines were good, too. Nice exception among too commercial wine tastings.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thanks for that. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the wines and the experience. We try our best to allow the tasting experience to reflect our family's philosophy on wine. We hope to see you back on the farm soon!

Reviewed 21 December 2018

We enjoyed yet another wonderful tasting experience at Stony Brook in early December with Joy, one of the owners who over the years has become more a friend. It was lovely to sit down with her and catch up on events while sampling all the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Thanks for the continued support over the years. I'm so glad that you're still enjoying the wines after all this time!

Reviewed 6 December 2018

We visited Stony Brook last week and had a very enjoyable wine tasting, in a beautiful setting. The wines were excellent, and the homely family atmosphere shone through, with Joy telling us their storey, which was fascinating. Don't miss this vineyard

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billywat
Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hi there. Thank you for the kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed the wines and our humble setting!

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

A small family run farm, the wine was my favourite from all our tastings, my husband loved Max. Joy took time to explain all about the farm and the wines. It was a lovely afternoon, We will definitely recommend you to our friends in Scotland.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Craig M, Winemaker at Stony Brook Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review for us, it is hugely appreciated. I'm really glad you enjoyed the wines and the experience. Thanks for spreading the word!

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martinvanstiphout
6 September 2016|
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Response from Craig M | Property representative |
Hi Martin Yes, we have a storage facility in Belgium, but best to order directly from us and we will have the wines shipped from the warehouse. Please email us for pricing!
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