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Waterford Estate is situated in one of the world's most visually arresting pockets of paradise. Nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world renowned Stellenbosch region, this 120 hectare property owned by Jeremy and Leigh Ord and...more
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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We popped in here about 11 am one morning & were the first visitors. Several staff greeted us & were really friendly, helpful & knowledgeable giving us a free tour of the cellars. We thought the place was just stunning being set out as a...More

Thank Marguerite773
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Marguerite773, Thank you for the review about your visit and your experience at Waterford Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We come from Piedmont, one of the three "queen regions" of wine in Italy, we love drinking wine and we are pretentious drinkers. We choose this winery between many others in Stellenbosch, reading on Trip Advisor: reviews are true! Beautiful estate and landscape, very good...More

Thank Giulia F
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Giulia F, Thank you for taking the time to write a fantastic review about your visit and your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, location and wines. Something to snack on would be great. Will definitely be back.More

Thank allisterb2016
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Allister B, Thank you for the review about your visit and your experience at Waterford Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back very soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds to wonder and linger in. The Chocolate and wine pairing was a great twist to the normal wine tastings. Great wine - my favorite in South Africa.More

Thank PatHeinrich
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PatHeinrich, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you want to do wine tasting at the same time do a safari? Well no big five, but the drive is fantastic in the vine yards, the driver guide is very knowledgeable when it comes to different vines, how to pair your wines etc....More

Thank Christhwala
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christhwala, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and the Wine Drive Safari at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 5 enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with Giomme as our first rate guide. The tour was informative and the wine and food were excellent . Congratulations, Waterford, on putting together such an interesting programme.More

Thank orielh
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear orielh, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and the Porcupine Trail Wine Walk at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto Giamme and the Tasting Room Managers. We hope...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had two wonderful hours tasting wines in Waterford. We tasted 6 different wines, three of them served with a delicious chocolate. Thomas, our wine guide, was amazing and assisted us to deeply expirience the wine. Thank you so much!More

Thank Assif B
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Assif B, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto Thomas and the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were pleased with the private wine tasting given by the knowledgeable tasting expert. She did a fine presentation and gave some good advice about ageing etc. The tasting room is elegant and the grounds very pleasing to the eye. The Chardonnay which we purchased...More

Thank jonjo7
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear jonjo7 Thank you for the great review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back very soon....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had been served many wines from Waterford during our stay at Blackheath Lodge in Cape Town so enjoyed the visit and tasting. Murray led us through the wine and chocolate tasting and barrel-room tour in a very friendly and professional manner. He is a...More

Thank Russ C
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Russ C, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto Murray and the the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Waterford Wine Estate with he wife and we were blown away with the estate and the wines! Thomas our wine representative was knowledgable, professional and just awesome! He explained all the wines and made the experience excellent! Highly recommend this estateMore

Thank chefIpad
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear chefIpad, Thank you for the fantastic review about your visit and your experience's at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us. We have passed your review onto Thomas and the the Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome...More

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Sara V
1 October 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi Sara V, We do require a booking to be made for the tastings. If you would like to make a booking you can contact Isabelle on 021 880 5308.
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RenaeG76
31 August 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi RenaeG76, Thank you for your message. We are not open on Sundays for wine tasting. Our hours are as follows: Monday - Friday - 09h00 - 17h00 Saturdays - 10h00 - 17h00
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434euniceg
23 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi 434euniceg, Thank you for the message. We are closed on Christmas Day so we will not be able to assist you. With regards to restaurants near us, there is Mont Marie. You will need to contact them to see if they will... More
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