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#WineRoutingWithLloyd - Mellasat Vineyards

Mellasat Vineyards - Home of the White Pinotage. Yes, you read that correctly. A White Pinotage... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
LloydL259
Unexpected gem

We happened on their white Pinotage at another local restaurant and decided to visit Mellasat for a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Magda d
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At Mellasat Vineyards we reckon we’re a bit different from the usual tasting facilities which you are used to. We have something for everyone from wine connoisseurs to the casual, everyday wine drinker. Our selection of wines varies from red wines...more
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Dekkersvlei, Klein Drakenstein, Paarl 7623, South Africa
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+27 21 862 4525
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Mellasat Vineyards - Home of the White Pinotage. Yes, you read that correctly. A White Pinotage. The very 1st White Pinotage in the World to be more exact. Only established back in 1996 on the original Dekkersvlei farm near Paarl, just under the Klein Drakenstein...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We happened on their white Pinotage at another local restaurant and decided to visit Mellasat for a picnic and wine tasting. We were so charmed by the entire atmosphere and wonderful service, and of course the fabulous, but to us, unknown wines. We will certainly...More

Thank Magda d
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Mellasat has from time to time a pop up restaurant probably about once a month the venue is great but small so booking is essential. They had a gourmet burger special beef with brie bacon salad and fries or pork satay or vegetarian for Rand...More

2  Thank Eddie G
Reviewed 18 January 2018

My friend and I were pleasantly surprised by this wine tasting set in such tranquil surroundings. Bradley was so knowledgeable about the wines so helpful and friendly. Such an enjoyable experience. The snacks were fantastic and beautifully presented. This is a wine tasting I can...More

1  Thank Sportsbunny
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The four of us had a delightful afternoon at Mellasat vineyard that is snugly nestled below Du Toits Kloof pass. The managers, Giselle and Tessa are friendly, fun and very knowledgeable. The wines are excellent, I highly recommend the White Pinotage and the Tempranillo. The...More

1  Thank ElredL
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were told about the White Pinotage wine from Mellasat by our Guesthouse staff. The place is really peaceful and nestled in a beautiful piece of nature. We tasted 5 wines of which one was the White Pinotage. The tastings were really minute and one...More

1  Thank HeinOos
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Interesting vertical tasting of 4 white Pinotage from different years paired with different snacks. The setting is very good the staff are polite attentive and very helpful. The wines are excellent and they did not mind explaining the processes involved which made the whole experience...More

3  Thank Eddie G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

.........our first encounter with this establishment was already a foretaste of good things to expect! At the end of September we had emailed them to book our reservation with the intention of visiting on the 15th Oct. 2017 we were blown away that the very...More

1  Thank VernonW143
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Mellesat for wine tasting and cheese. Was pleasantly surprised with the warmth and the venue. It was awesome to have the owner explain the tasting and the different wines. Recommend going early to get best experience. Stephen is a knowledgeable and friendly host.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mellasat hosted a weekend of 2 x Gourmet Burgers and a bottle of wine for R199. This was an absolute treat for that price. We invited some friends and had a lovely time. Also received some wine tasting and ended up buying a few bottles....More

1  Thank Arnie W
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