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Waterford Estate

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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 5300
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“wine safari”(24 reviews)
“rock salt”(5 reviews)
About
Waterford Estate is situated in one of the world's most visually arresting pockets of paradise. Nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world renowned Stellenbosch region, this 120 hectare property owned by Jeremy and Leigh Ord and...more
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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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+27 21 880 5300
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"chocolate pairing"
in 62 reviews
"wine safari"
in 24 reviews
"rock salt"
in 5 reviews
"chocolate experience"
in 8 reviews
"great chocolate"
in 6 reviews
"cellar tour"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful courtyard"
in 5 reviews
"cab sav"
in 6 reviews
"cabernet sauvignon"
in 11 reviews
"delicious wine"
in 10 reviews
"wine tasting experience"
in 14 reviews
"our waiter"
in 10 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"wine making process"
in 6 reviews
"white wine"
in 7 reviews
"knowledgeable staff"
in 6 reviews
"different wines"
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Reviewed yesterday

I recently experienced the wine safari with my boyfriend at Waterford Estate. This was 100% our highlight of our time in Stellenbosch. It's a really fun way to experience the winery, and taste different wines and food and chocolate pairings. Shout out to Jurie for...More

Thank Caitlin H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Waterford Estate is well worth a visit. The estate is beautiful and the wines outstanding. The whole experience is highly recommended.

Thank Jane F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few minutes drive out of Stellenbosch, in the Blaauwklippen Valley, is a farm that is the epitome of structure & order, & I think that's why I just love it so much. I got to pay a visit to Waterford Estate & it...More

Thank Lloyd L
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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lloyd, Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience at Waterford Estate. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing all your posts on social media, as well as the beautiful photos that you took. We have passed your message onto...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterford Estate vineyard is stunning with amazing landscaping in a gorgeous setting to enjoy a glass of wine. In addition to the scenery, the wine is high quality as well. We did a red only tasting and were pleased with all wines that we sampled....More

Thank DreamaG
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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with Lauren. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place and stunning environment. The wines were superior. Our hostess Philippa was very friendly and entertaining. She has a good knowledge on the wines.More

Thank Marc56_06
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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marc56_06 Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Waterford Estate. We are so glad that you enjoyed the tasting experience with us. I have passed your review onto Philippa and the tasting room managers. We hope that you will be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having previously done a wine tasting here, we just popped in to buy some rose geranium chocolate, which is the best thing since..... well I don't know what!! The farm itself is beautiful and so well maintained, and the outside restaurant seating area is stunning....More

Thank Carol R
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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carol R Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Waterford Estate We are thrilled that you enjoy our Rose Geranium chocolate and that you will think of us when you eat it :) We hope to see you again soon....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a lovely afternoon at the Waterford Estate. We booked the porcupine walking wine tour and when we arrived, we were warmly greeted, seated and handed over to Brandon who gave us a couple of glasses of bubbly and asked what wine we would...More

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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear s a Thank you so much for the wonderful review about Waterford Estate and Brandon. We are thrilled that you had such a great time on the Porcupine Trail Wine Walk. I have passed your review onto the Tasting Room Managers and Brandon. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't really fault anything about the experience at Waterford. It was my first time doing any wine tasting, in this case a wine and chocolate pairing. I can't say it was particularly something I would do again but that is nothing against Waterford. Our...More

Thank alexpaddy
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The grounds are emaculate and absolutely picturesque. They specialise in wine and chocolate tastings. Worth the visit. If you are after food, they don't sell any.

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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Jackie1237 Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Waterford Estate. We are so glad that you had a lovely time and tasting with us and we hope that you will be able to visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Waterford Wine Estate should be a " must visit "on anyones list if they are interested in seriously good wine and well thought out food and chocolate pairings.A huge plus factor is no large bus loads of tourists, making the whole experience personal and relaxed....More

Thank Domenique7
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Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Domenique7 Thank you so so much for the wonderful review about your time at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled to know that you had such a great time on our Wine Drive Safari. I have passed your review onto Trent and the Tasting Room...More

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Sara V
1 October 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi Sara V, We do require a booking to be made for the tastings. If you would like to make a booking you can contact Isabelle on 021 880 5308.
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RenaeG76
31 August 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi RenaeG76, Thank you for your message. We are not open on Sundays for wine tasting. Our hours are as follows: Monday - Friday - 09h00 - 17h00 Saturdays - 10h00 - 17h00
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434euniceg
23 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi 434euniceg, Thank you for the message. We are closed on Christmas Day so we will not be able to assist you. With regards to restaurants near us, there is Mont Marie. You will need to contact them to see if they will... More
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