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Thelema Mountain Vineyards

Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 885 1924
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Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 885 1924
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I arrived with 2 tour groups and there was only 1 person doing the wine pouring and she lost track of what she had given me each time she came back to me. Too many tasters not enough staff, pity because the wine was good,...More

Thank eddieca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2016 South African trip introduced us to Thelema cabernet wines, so I wanted to visit their vineyard in 2017. To my surprise, I discovered it is located right across the highway from where my wife and I were staying at Delaire Graff Estates. We...More

Thank Zippy22
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

It was my first time in Stellenbosch, so I had no idea what to expect. As we drove through the countryside, then up into the hills, everything I'd heard about the natural beauty of Stellenbosch was confirmed. When we arrived at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, I...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Thelema is a must on any Stellenbosch wine trip or even better for itself alone! I've visited several times over the years and have always left feeling so glad i visited. The staff are engaged, knowledgeable, charming and welcoming; the views from the tasting room...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had a really great sommelier for our winetasting. We appreciated our tasting being waivered when we bought wine. Great veiws, cosy fireplace, good wine. Worth a visit if you're doing the wine route.

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were visiting a few wine estates and as we enjoy drinking Thelema wines at home in UK this one was high on our list. Surroundings and location are wonderful and we received a very warm welcome. The young gentleman who conducted the tasting was...More

Thank akay07
ThelemaWinesZA, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of your tasting experience at Thelema. We hope you continue enjoying the wines when back in the UK.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a wonderful visit at this winery - probably the best wines we tasted overall. We were comparing wines from the Thelema and Sutherland labels. We particularly enjoyed The Mint Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 and the Thelema Rabelais 2012. We also really appreciated the depth...More

Thank malbec-lover53
ThelemaWinesZA, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for the visit! It's wonderful knowing our wines, views and staff made such a positive impact on you and hope you are able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We enjoyed our wine tasting at Thelema, which is different from most wine tastings as they winery has two ranges so comparing the same grapes grown in slightly different terroirs is fascinating (Thelema v Sutherland). There's a lovely outdoor veranda with views over the pass...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Our wine guide took us to Thelema for a tasting, and it was the perfect start to our day. Although it can be a little tough to start drinking before 10 a.m., the lovely wines and staff at Thelema made it an easy feat ;)...More

1  Thank snowbunny16
ThelemaWinesZA, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. If only all our days could start with drinking wine at 10:00! I'm glad you found the Cellar Door team welcoming and that the wines made a memorable impression on yourselves. We do hope you'll visit us again on...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were told to go to Thelema Mountain Vineyards by a South Africa wine expert. He told us they are making some of the best wines in South Africa, thanks in large measure to their winemaker Rudi Schultz. We thoroughly enjoyed the tasting, as our...More

Thank Richard D
ThelemaWinesZA, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you for your kind words. We're happy our wines lived up to your expectations and are very proud of the quality of the wines that Rudi and his team craft in the cellar. We hope you're able to visit us again when...More

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