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Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate

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Vergenoegd Wine Estate is a Heritage site and one of the oldest wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Easy access from the freeway and merely 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Indian Runner Ducks are used in our vineyards as a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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+27 21 843 3248
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

So wonderful to see a historic 400 year old dutch winery. Come for the breakfast and the duck parade. Good wine tasting experience also.

Thank mrh16
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Hi mrh16 Thank you for visiting our Estate! We're thrilled that you had such a great time and hope to see you soon again! Thank you for your comments and superb review of Vergenoegd. Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 29 May 2016

I visited Vergenoegd Wine Estate on May 17th. The weather was perfect; sufficient parking, big shady trees. The historic farmstead, which has been proclaimed a Heritage Site. We started off with Coffee and croissants under the ancient oak trees from where we watched the duck...More

Thank Irene V
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Hi Irene! Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd and for your wonderful comments and review! We're thrilled that you had such a great time and hope to see you back at our Estate soon! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful day with friends. We had a lovely wine tasting experience and then enjoyed the duck parade, which was amazing. Then off to a very educating coffee blending. Thanks guys!!More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Hi Helena! Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd and for your awesome review! We are chuffed that you had such a wonderful experience and hope to see you all soon again! Some great images that you have posted via social media as well (we've seen it!!!)...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

The main purpose of our visit to Vergeneogd was to see the marching ducks, and we most certainly no disappointed. We arrived a little earlier so ordered filter coffee and malva pudding. Apparently each day they have a different pudding (the previous day was chocolate...More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Hi Cheryl723 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd as well as your wonderful comments and review! We're happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We went for coffee blending and the duck parade and both were thoroughly enjoyable! Will go back again!!

Thank mariusneethling
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Hi Marius! Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We appreciate your review and look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We were in fact a family of eight and were very happy with all there was to see from the time we arrived . The little shop was interesting as well as the Wine Tasting room.Having arrived early we looked around the whole place and...More

Thank Denis G
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Hi Denis Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! It's always a thrill to read how visitors enjoy their time here and we especially appreciate your superb review & comments! Look forward to welcoming you back soon again!!!

Reviewed 14 May 2016

Lovely estate, kids loved ducks and very thoughtful to have soccer ball for then to kick around. Food for adults was good, but children's meal not at all appealing and only 1 desert on offer. Might be nice to have ice cream or cakes for...More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd and we're thrilled that you had a great time! We value your comments and will certainly address these. Hope to see you back at Vergenoegd soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 10 May 2016

First stop on our wine tour and the most memorable. The duck parade was fun as was learning the history of the vineyard. The weather was perfect and the setting picturesque. The wines and cheese tray were deilcious. The staff was very friendly and informative....More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Hi Brent! Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we appreciate your friendly comments, top rating and review! We're thrilled you had a wonderful visit & experience and hope to see you back here when you visit South Africa again! Kind Regards - david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 May 2016

Twice a day at the Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch there is a parade of the most amazing workers you will ever come across. 900 Indian running ducks are released into the vineyards to eat the snails near the vines. It is a must see....More

Thank DiDonn
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Hi DiDonn Thank you for your review! We're very happy that you had such a good time while visiting our Estate! We look forward to welcoming you back to Vergenoegd soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Visited for the afternoon duck parade with grandkids. Leisurely tasting of some lovely wines and interaction with resident dam (!) Ducks. Kids had a ball even before the parade which blew everyone away. Lovely concept and awesome spectacle. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jeremy551002
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Hi Jeremy Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Wine Estate! We're very happy that you had such a great time, we appreciate your review and hope to see you back at Vergenoegd again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Kristy L
22 July 2018|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Kristy Our restaurant is closed for renovations but our deli serves light lunches - no reservations required. You also do not need to book for a wine tasting. Reservations are required for experiences (wine blending... More
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Mrdoak1
27 April 2018|
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Response from nicolecostello | Reviewed this property |
I found that emailing them works best as the duck parade times can differ
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Shirley S
15 May 2017|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Shirley The Duck parade times are as follows: Mon - Fri: 07:00, 12:30 & 15:30 Sat - Sun & public holidays: 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30 The Family Market at Vergenoegd runs every Saturday throughout the year from 9am... More
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