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The name and boutique winery of the Malherbes of Eikehof can be found amongst the decades old oak trees from which it get its name. Fourth generation Francois Malherbe makes his wine in the same cellar that his great grandfather used. Eikehof has...more
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Eikehof | La-Motte, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
All reviews fruit platter oak trees wine farm family run excellent hosts complimentary glass lovely couple extremely hard working ruby port wine tram conveyor belt thank you for a lovely welcome drink lovely cheese friendly owners limited edition boutique winery
Thank you to Franchois and the family!!
We really enjoyed our time!
The atmosphere and the view were just fantastic!
It felt like visiting a South African family.
Already at the greeting we felt the warm welcome!
And we saw the cute owls in the...More
We took the wine tram and since we were limited on time It was recommended by one of the staff to stop at Eikehof. It turned to be our favorite stop. It had quaint cozy atmosphere with beautiful views. The wine and cheese platter were...More
Did a quick stop in an hour before closing time. My son is in a power wheelchair so we sat outside under the trees. Had a wine tasting and 2 tasty platters. Great wine. The farm is owned by a lovely couple...we stayed chatting and...More
This small, family-run winery offers some unusual, as well as traditional, wines. We enjoyed tasting some of their older harvests, while learning about the history of the winery from the owner. And added plus...they have a pet ostrich. Definitely worth a visit.
This was our first stop on The Franschhoek Wine Tour. We were welcomed by the friendly owners and they let us taste 5 different wines. We particularly enjoyed their Chardonnay as it was unoaked and very refreshing. We gathered the winery had suffered quite badly...More
Lovely picnic spot under the oaks at this family run farm. We enjoyed an hour of tastings with a cheese platter. Neither the wines nor the food were particularly great but the venue more than made up for this. The owner honoured us with his...More
Eikehof, Manager at Eikehof, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018
We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our view :) It really is something special!
Our apologies if Francois seemed a little surly - he is quiet busy on the farm and his attention is not always at the tasting room ;) However...More
Having had a glass of the Chardonnay from this vineyard while having an earlier meal at a restaurant in Franschhoek, we decided to pay this place a visit. Compared to the other vineyards in the area, it is small and when we arrived we were...More
We had a great wine tasting here. A long established family farm, run by a couple who do most things. It was a thrill to be served wine by the wine maker who knew and loved his product. We were able to ask lots of...More
Our first stop on the red route wine tram(as missed out ‘La Maison’. Very pleasant smaller vineyard with some lovely wines. I particularly liked the port style wine. A fabulous meat, cheese and fruit platter (230 rand) was enjoyed between the 5 of us! The...More