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Boekenhoutskloof Winery

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Worth the wait.....

So we have tried to visit Boekenhoutskloof twice previously and it was either closed or being... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Beautiful visit

Lovely winery visit. Beautiful setting and tour conducted by winemaker. Winery is known primarily... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
New York, NY
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Boekenhoutskloof is one of the oldest farms in the Franschhoek Valley. Home to wine brands like Boekenhoutskloof and The Chocolate Block, we are open for wine tasting by appointment only. Please contact us via email to enquire.
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Excelsior Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3320
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So we have tried to visit Boekenhoutskloof twice previously and it was either closed or being renovated.... we booked for our trip this time and boy was it worth the wait. I won’t hid the fact that I love “The Chocolate Block” and there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamesw-yorkshire
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Lovely winery visit. Beautiful setting and tour conducted by winemaker. Winery is known primarily for its mass-market wines made with grapes grown elsewhere, but tour focuses on the premium wines made from grapes grown on estate. Interesting note: they never offer to sell you the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Booked a wine tasting with his winery. As per their website its a small private tasting w less than 20 people. The wine maker was present and gave anrournof the winery! It was amazing fo hear their history, insight and expertise in the production of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice vine tasting at the Boekenhoutskloof and Innocent took really care of us and let us try excellent vines!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We are very interested in wine, have worked in Napa Valley tasting rooms, and have toured and tasted in many different countries. We enjoyed every part of this experience and would like to thank their head winemaker for making it special. Clearly the best thing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Boekenhoutskloof today for a wine tasting and it was amazing. We had booked it in advance by emailing them directly, as we knew we wanted to visit this winery. The winery itself is in a beautiful location and the tasting room is full...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sazizzy
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Boekenhoutskloof Winery visits are Thursdays at 11am and by reservation only. We booked a month in advance via email and had no problem getting a reservation. The tour was interesting and highly informative. The tasting room was very nice with great views of the vineyards...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank windswept361
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Having done the Wine Tram I wanted to opt for something different, so emailed Boekenhoutskloof (producer of The Chocolate Block) to see if I could get in. They only do limited tastings, so you need to book directly with them via email. I was sent...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AVT72
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent wine tasting in the lovely Boekenhoutskloof winery!! Thank you so much for the welcome!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nettan66
Reviewed 22 October 2017

While you must book in advance, the effort is well rewarded. We were given a tour by the owner and it was the most comprehensive tour we had over the three days we spent touring the Cape wineries. Of course, their wines are just fabulous...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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