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Boekenhoutskloof Winery

Excelsior Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3320
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Excellent tour and tasting

We are very interested in wine, have worked in Napa Valley tasting rooms, and have toured and... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
LostWanderluster
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Amazing experience

We visited Boekenhoutskloof today for a wine tasting and it was amazing. We had booked it in... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Sazizzy
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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“small group” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Excelsior Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 3320
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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank AVT72
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

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

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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

Thank Francois D
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

When one of the friends on the vacation noted that we could visit the makers of the Chocolate Block we jumped at the chance. And I have to say that the experience lived up to the high expectations we had. As written in other reviews...More

Thank EMForster_72
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Firstly, you need to book in advance (see their website) for the two tours & tastings per week which are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11a.m. Make sure you are given the code to the gate when you book. We love the wines from Boekenhoutskloof,...More

Thank Suarez07
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

My daughter made our booking via email. We were met on arrival by our host Innocent who shared his extensive knowledge and the history of the wines in a gracious and cheerful manner. The 6 wines tasted were superb and the company of the other...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly the wines this place produces are simply of the highest quality. Personally I'm a fan of the Porcupine Ridge Sauvignon Blanc, but where this Winery excels is with its red wine. The location is stunning, just on the edge of the Franschoek valley. To...More

Thank BeefCzech
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