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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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+27 21 880 5300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The setting is faux Tuscan, and lovely. But, this relatively new winery needs to work on wine quality. Plus the tasting presentation was a bit perfunctory, and the pourer did not know much. Their gimmick is pairing wines with chocolate. This is fine, but did...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great wine tasting at Waterford Estate with Lauren yesterday. Even though it was a gloomy day, the heaters and blankets were the perfect extra touches to make the experience the perfect afternoon. Please pass on my thanks to Lauren who stayed with us...More

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

Dear Anna C Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a fantastic time visiting us. We have passed your message onto Lauren and the Tasting Room Managers,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the drive into this winery. It's so grand and you pass by the vineyards located at the front if you take a stroll. Went for the chocolate wine pairing which I write enjoyed. Great place for a lazy day.More

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

Dear Jen W, 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 as well as the Chocolate and Wine Tasting Experience. We hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue, good wine and Devon, the best!!!! Great experience. On top of it all, this section of South Africa is picturesque with one view outdoing another.More

Thank pfamcd2
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear pfamcd2 Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a "Great Experience" with us. We have passed your message onto Devon and the Tasting Room Managers, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chocolate and wine tasting pairing was superb! Special thanks to Sasha for making it a truly memorable experience.More

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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Y154KWjamesk Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really had a "superb" Wine and Chocolate Tasting experience. We have passed your message onto Sasha and the Tasting Room...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The estate is gorgeous, and wine tastings are done outside in a beautiful courtyard. Very friendly service from the moment we arrived. Recommend the wine and chocolate pairing.More

Thank _Hanne_M77
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hanne_M77 Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed the Wine and Chocolate Tasting experience. We have passed your message onto the Tasting Room Managers, and we...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were met by staff at the entrance and welcomed with a taste of the house champagne to start our guided tour of the winery and the safari wine drive. Our guide for the day was Trent. A very talented and enthusiastic young man who...More

Thank Durbanite_1983
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Durbanite_1983 Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate as well as the Wine Drive Safari. We are thrilled that you had such an incredible visit and drive with us. We have passed your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived quite early around 11h00AM and had a vey warm welcome despite not having made any reservation. I shared a six wine taste course with my fiance while his daughter played with the property dogs, the best wine we had in our two weeks...More

Thank Sol N
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Sol N, Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you had such an incredible tasting and visit with us. We have passed your message onto Sasha as well as...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Amazing views, knowledgeable staff and good wine. Can't ask for more! Husband had chocolate and wine pairing, I enjoyed 6 wine tasting. Both were good, but atmosphere was even better. Quick 10 minute tour of grapes being processed was a nice bonus. Well worth the...More

Thank eakickert
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hi eakickert Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you had such an great tasting and visit with us, and that you enjoyed the atmosphere :) We have passed your...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The approaching drive is absolutely jaw-dropping. Seemingly surreal, the grounds mimic an oil on canvas as you drive through the gardens of trees and alike. We were greeted by the friendly staff, and immediately seated for our reservation. Bookings can easily be made online. The...More

Thank Q M
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Hi Q M, Thank you for the taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your visit with us at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the Wine and Chocolate Tasting Experience and that when you open the Rose Geranium chocolate...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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