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Herold Wine Estate

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Address: Montagu Pass, George, South Africa
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An oasis after a bicycle ride up the Montague Pass

A perfect place to mountain cycle to - we explored the breathtaking Montague Pass on our mountain bikes when training for the Cape Town Cycle Tour. An average cyclist can achieve... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A perfect place to mountain cycle to - we explored the breathtaking Montague Pass on our mountain bikes when training for the Cape Town Cycle Tour. An average cyclist can achieve this (you do not need to be a super fit cyclist). Herolds Wines is a great place to have a drink and a bite to eat before cycling back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Drive up through the Pass has wonderful views. Yes the menu is not very big, but they have things that go well with wine like a cheese platter. Very friendly owners. We got to see inside the cellar, taste wines and step in the grapes (yes it was as fun as it sounds and looks in the movies). We had... More 

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to have visitors who knows how to have fun. Thank you for the visit and review. More 

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just climbed the old Montagu Pass road out of George, and heading down the other side, when we came upon Herold Wine estate. It was worth the stop. Knowledgeable and charming host and some interesting and surprising wines. We didn't stay for lunch but the setup and quirky innovative designs (even in the toilets) promised much more. We'll... More 

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the visit and review. See you next time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice to discover this small vineyard with so much passion put in it, it was cosy and we had the chance to do the wine tasting with Nico the owner. He took time to explain us all about his place and how hard this work can be but so rewarding. In a word, this small entreprise worths the... More 

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our small cellar/wine farm. Many guests "discover"us while taking a drive on the old and scenic Montagu Pass. We are very glad you enjoyed the visit and the experience at Herold Wines. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a visit to Herold Wines, what an excellent place. The owner was really knowledgeable and was happy to answer any questions about the farm and the vineyard. The wine tasting was perfect, a selection of six wines, no hassle, no pressure. We decided to have lunch there and went for the cheese platter, on recommendation of the... More 

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our small winery. It was great to have met you and personally spend time with you tasting our Estate handcrafted wines. I am sure you will enjoy the rest of your trip, and the wines ! More 

Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the most picturesque journeys one could ever have , take the old Montagu pass through the mountains , stunning scenery , you will come to Herolds Wines ,where you can enjoy a traditional crafted wine vineyard where you can enjoy sampling some of South Africa's finest wines , but for my family and I we enjoy the fresh... More 

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Herold Wines. We are always thrilled to hear that visitors enjoyed their visit to our small tucked away vineyard and cellar here in the mountain. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I found it not worth the drive at all.. Very limited menu, small place, nothing special at all & the ride was tough & long. Skip.

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for the visit and comments. We are definitely off the beaten track, but this is where the vines want to grow! We are constantly looking at ways to improve our menu and still ensure top quality meals at all times. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and pleasant atmosphere. Great wine tasting. Great restaurant and menu with awesome burgers.

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. We are small and out of the way but strive at giving visitors an unpretentious and authentic boutique experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks Nico for a wonderful experience. Best of luck to you and yours. May your wines always exceed your expectations.

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for the visit. Hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our second visit to the cottages at Herold wine estate very much. They are clean, comfortable, and well equipped for self catering and braaiing in the cool of the evening, and very reasonably priced to boot. Be sure to take sufficient supplies as shops are quite a distance, though the drive up the Montague Pass is spectacular. However,... More 

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HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for the return visit, it was really great to have seen you again. All the best for the new year and be sure to come by and taste the new vintages when you are in the area. More 

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