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Vondeling Wines

Voor Paardeberg Road | Voor-Paardeberg, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 869 8595
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Perfect place for a winter wedding

We had our wedding at Vondeling Wines. The staff was very accommodating with all my requests and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
yolandegeel
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Wellington, South Africa
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Lovely environment and fantastic wines

The location is great - they have a little chapel to hold weddings as well. Nice views over the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
David M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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This working wine farm has a tranquil atmosphere with panoramic mountain and vineyard views, and scenic hikes with Table Bay and Mountain visible in the distance. This area is rich in indigenous fynbos and four species are unique to the Paardeberg mountain - Babiana noctiflora, Erica hippuris, Oscularia paardebergenis and Serruria roxberghii. This historic farm was originally named Vondeling, from whence the wines take their name. It was granted to Swedish immigrant Oloff Bergh by Governor Willem Adriaan van der Stel in 1704. Shady oak trees surround the graciously restored original Farm House, built in 1750. The farm has a three-centuries-old winemaking tradition dating back to the early 1700's. Vondeling invites you to visit our recently renovated tasting room in the exciting, yet unspoilt Voor-Paardeberg region. The planning for the tasting room began in 2011 with the purchase of the neighbouring farm and its facilities. The existing cellar and tasting centre were updated and renovated, complete with traditional style thatched roof and large 'stoep' where guests can enjoy the fine views of the Paardeberg. Visitors can pre-book a generous farm style Vintner's Platter which they can enjoy at the tasting room with a delicious bottle of Vondeling wine. For groups of 10 or more, we are happy to create a delicious, homemade set menu to suit your needs. We also cater for larger group bookings and our hospitality team will work with you to host any event imaginable, from family reunions to corporate conferencing. With the addition of St Clement's, a charming country chapel, we are also able to host weddings for up to 200 people. The tasting room is open for wine tasting Monday to Friday from 10.00am till 17.00pm and on Saturdays and Sundays by appointment. Booking for our Vintner's Platter or set menu meal options is essential.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Voor Paardeberg Road | Voor-Paardeberg, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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+27 21 869 8595

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding at Vondeling Wines. The staff was very accommodating with all my requests and was always friendly. The venue is simply stunning and the chapel just perfect. Because it is winter it was important for me to keep everyone warm and there...More

Thank yolandegeel
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The location is great - they have a little chapel to hold weddings as well. Nice views over the valley. However, the great thing is the wines, which we first tasted at home in Cambridge, England, at the suggestion of a guy who had worked...More

Thank David M
JanieJane120, Public Relations Manager at Vondeling Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear David Thanks so much for the visit and your lovely review of Vondeling. I'm glad you enjoyed the farm, and the wine. Please keep in touch and feel free to re-order from our website should you run out? Kind regards Jane

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Came upon this wine farm almost by accident, and what a happy encounter. The surrounding is bleak but once through the gates it is very pretty a lovely church and garden plus excellent tasting venue. The wines were some of the best tasted in SA...More

Thank MargaretB13
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We attended a formal wine tasting and lunch here a few weeks ago. We had never heard of Vondeling before and always think of this region as rather dry and sparse.... what a surprise. This farm is situated near a hill and has a unique...More

Thank Robyn168
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting and very friendly staff. Opened for special occasion. Lovely open spaces and entertainment for children. Food was excellent with the wine.

1  Thank William George R
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Vondeling Wines has a unique view on the mountains and vineyards against the slopes of Paardeberg near Paarl, in the Cape Winelands. They offer a wedding venue with a chapel and beautiful gardens that will create great memories of every wedding. I love the feeling...More

1  Thank DeonKitching
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The vineyard and guest house are unbelievable. The lodge has eight bedrooms, with all amenities and finishing touches. Self catering, but the owners are happy to stock the fridge for you. Super impressed.

1  Thank dooley_13
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Vondeling Wines hosted my grandmother's 80th birthday lunch with a delicious three course meal that offered traditional Afrikaans fare paired with fantastic Vondeling wines. With a log fire burning and a lovely wine-farm atmosphere it made for a wonderful lunch.

1  Thank AlexeidB
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Went here for sunday lunch and it was very good. The wine was very good too. Staff were excellent and friendly. We were the last to leave so perhaps that tells how much we enjoyed it.

1  Thank mikeswallow01
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We had a fantastic tour of this wine 1700 wine farm by the wine maker, Matthew Copeland. Very informative and thorough. Excellent boutique wines, an outstanding three course meal and a wonderful afternoon enjoyed overlooking the vineyards. The Manor House is spectacular and worth a...More

1  Thank Annie J
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