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James Sedgwick Distillery

79 Stokery Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
+27 72 415 3440
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Whisky Wonder

I booked a tour for my boyfriend's birthday recently and it was the best experience with alcohol... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Zaakirah K
Very interesting

I bought a tasting experience for my husband for Christmas as he is a huge fan of Bain's Whiskey... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
queenla2018
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79 Stokery Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I booked a tour for my boyfriend's birthday recently and it was the best experience with alcohol we've had. The distillery is very accommodating regarding any requests or requirements voiced prior to the tour. The tour guide was incredible; very knowledgable, engaging and delightful. The...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I bought a tasting experience for my husband for Christmas as he is a huge fan of Bain's Whiskey. The tasting involved a short video and talk and then a tour of the distillery and storage room and then back to the tasting room for...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

What do you get a man that has everything? a Private whiskey tasting at the distillery where the best whiskey in the world is distilled! Tasteful, exclusive and a great afternoon with friends.

Thank Sandra B
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We loved our tour and tasting at the distillery. Very informative and a great experience for whisky lovers! The groups are kept small and completely not touristy which is great. Awesome idea for corporate team building and birthdays.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

I decided to take a whiskey tasting/pairing while travelling through South Africa. The experience was really nice and I was able to taste a variety of offerings paired with food samplings. If you're looking to visit you'll have to make an appointment - you can't...More

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The James Sedgwick Distillery recently opened their doors for tasting (booking only) and as an avid whisky enthusiast living in Wellington, this was the proverbial music to my ears. The tour and tasting is a wonderful experience and the birth of a whisky beautifully portrayed...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Book your tickets online and collect them from Pick and Pay (tours only on certain days). I'm still developing my taste for whisky and seeing the manufacturing process and learning how the different flavours are developed is also very interesting. Pairing the whisky with different...More

Thank James W
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SimonStellenbosch, General Manager at James Sedgwick Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Good day James Thank you for the kind words and for joining us on the Friday morning session. I hope that you still have some of that 15YO Pinotage cask finish left, if you would like to pair it at home try it with some...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A very relaxed and informative tour of the James Sedgwick Distillery including whisky tasting. Bookings essential as by appointment and great value for money. Even though not a SA whisky fan it was very enjoyable and will go buy myself a bottle of Three Ships...More

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SimonStellenbosch, General Manager at James Sedgwick Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Good day Thank you for the kind words as well as for sharing some of your pictures, we are glad that by joining us for the Whisky Experience we could give you a better understanding and appreciation of our beautiful products. As mentioned to you...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The tour from arrival to end was handled in the most professional manner and Simon's knowledge and passion for the brand was remarkable. Our group would like to thank you so much for the most enjoyable morning spent in a beautiful location. Congrats your tour...More

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SimonStellenbosch, General Manager at James Sedgwick Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Good day AndreW Thank you so much for the kind words and we look forward welcoming you and your party back to the distillery in the near future. With Kindest Regards Simon

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on tour of the James Sedgwick Distillery. It was just the two of us and a very knowledgeable guide names Simon. Simon made this experience very personal and unique. The tasting and pairing was different and really allows you to...More

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SimonStellenbosch, Manager at James Sedgwick Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Hi Gillroy and Samantha Thank you so much for the positive feedback much appreciated. I am glad that you kept to your timeslot, as we had the opportunity to spend a bit more time around production and your specific questions. So next time you go...More

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