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Good food and a culture of music

We dropped in for a breakfast and were told that they had only recently started to serve food. The... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Barrie T
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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Good wine, nice setting!

This is the last stop on the purple tram route. Good wines with several tasting options and a shop... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
MFC31
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London, United Kingdom
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As one of the leading Franschhoek wine farms in the Cape Winelands, Solms-Delta’s special interest guided tours exceed the conventional wine tasting experience.Our unique guided wine farm tours expose visitors to more than just award-winning wines...more
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Delta Road, Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We really wanted to like this winery as it is part-owned by the workers unlike most of the wineries in the area. However it seemed to have been adversely affected by the drought as everything looked arid and dusty. We’d booked a picnic and had...More

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We dropped in for a breakfast and were told that they had only recently started to serve food. The weather was fine so we could eat outside at spacious tables with stunning views. We were fascinated by the music museum (Music van de Caab) showing...More

Thank Barrie T
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is the last stop on the purple tram route. Good wines with several tasting options and a shop where they sell cured meats and a few cheeses. We brought some pinotage and fennel salami and that was divine! The wines were a broader range...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We visited Solms Delta on a Monday. When we visited it was very quiet. We sat inside the museum to have our tasting. Leon took us through our wine tasting, and he was really great at explaining the different wines. The museum is incredible, it...More

Thank NikkiSewpersad
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We visited for a wine tasting and were given a list from which to choose. The samples were generous and our hostess took the time to discover our tastes. Some lovely award-winning wines (would recommend the Amelie in particular if you like an oaked white)...More

Thank vks598
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Went there in December with a huge crowd of friends and was pleasantly surprised. The woman who did our tasting had a great sense of humour and there was much laughter as we tasted all the wines. We then proceeded to the picnic spot with...More

Thank Foodfan2830
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Solms-Delta has so much potential and I am sure could be an amazing experience. The establishment is beautiful and the history really interesting. The people that work there were really great, so friendly and accommodating. We were just sad to see the restaurant empty on...More

Thank Kimmysa
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed with the food. The quantities were very little, not a big variety, looked unappetizing and not great quality. One tiny roosterkoek per person, with no butter and the rest not much better! We have done most wine farm picnics around Stellenbosch...More

Thank Wilmari H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Have been here on several occasions in the past for the picnics which were first class. Unfortunately it has now evolved into a large commercial venture and has suffered from it. Previously excellent food elegantly presented has changed into a small selection of pre packaged...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I already allowed extra time to stay at this, the last stop on the Purple Route on the wine tram. I was particularly drawn to the Social History Museum here, which was fascinating (there's also a Music Museum). They have a nice shop selling cheese...More

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