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Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate

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Vergenoegd Wine Estate is a Heritage site and one of the oldest wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Easy access from the freeway and merely 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Indian Runner Ducks are used in our vineyards as a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good wine tour with a wine tasting paired with different cheeses. One of the highlights was watching 1500 runner ducks parading across the grass.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NigelStn
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi NigelStn Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The duck parade is the best! It is so cute watching all the Indian Runner ducks run along the front of you to go to the lake. We only came here for the ducks and got a glass of wine each to enjoy. The staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KristyLips
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi KristyLips Thank you for visiting, we're delighted that you enjoyed your experience at our farm! We loved reading your wonderful review and appreciate your rating! Hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the Vergenoed wine estate and it was a very good experience. The place is absolutely beautiful and the wine that we tasted was delicious. We saw the duck parade and learned how they use the ducks at the estate. We asked to taste...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChristianErikLeth
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi ChristianErikLeth Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We're happy that you enjoyed your experience at our farm and hope to see you soon again! We appreciate your awesome review and rating! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 1 November 2018

We (Group - Idube Photo Safari and Halleck Vineyard, CA) visited Vergenoegd last week and we had a wine blending class and a picnic lunch. Charlie was our wine expert teaching us to blend. Absolutely outstanding and brilliant teacher. The picnic lunch was incredible, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TraciR135
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi TraciR135 We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! Thank you for sharing your experience, we appreciate your awesome review and rating! We look forward to welcoming you back when in SA again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Our group came to watch the ducks - when its been on your bucket list forever you need to do it. Its exceptionally well done and photo opportunities abound. We loved mingling with the ducks at the end of it all. We did see the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bongitole
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Bongitole Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you soon again to indulge in some of our (award winning) wines! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience for both the wine, education, and atmosphere. I highly recommend wine adviser Jan to assist you. He was most helpful and knowledgeable and truly made our experience here a memorable one. Highly recommend the wine blending experience for families and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Scott P We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. Thank you for your awesome rating and sharing your experience - we hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 10 October 2018

The duck parade is definitely worth a visit, it is free and it is a little bit quirky, and the ducks are cute in their own way. Nice to see something a little bit different rather than just hundreds of rows of vines, also the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craig1986
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Craig1986 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate - we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your wonderful review and rating! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 6 October 2018

The duck parade took the prize for my favorite event in Cape Town. The wine was great but seeing all of those ducks racing past almost in formation was a real hoot! The leader ducks round the bend and head for a small entry that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank June K
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi June K Thank you for visiting our farm! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time and hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My recent visit at the farm started off somewhat rocky with serious frustrations with parking at the venue. After eventually finding parking the day turned out pretty good. The farm has a nice weekend market which caters to a wide variety of needs from food,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ricardocH9215LT
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Ricardo C Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate and sharing your experience, we appreciate your feedback. We'll certainly look into your valid concerns - we're constantly striving to better our service and offering. We hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have been there for breakfast and for Duck parade. It was good experience, we loved the house, and kids was exited about duck parade. Coffee was very good

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NaumovaMarina
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi NaumovaMarina Thank you for visiting our farm. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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KristyLips
22 July 2018|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Kristy Our restaurant is closed for renovations but our deli serves light lunches - no reservations required. You also do not need to book for a wine tasting. Reservations are required for experiences (wine blending... More
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Mrdoak1
26 April 2018|
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Response from nicolecostello | Reviewed this property |
I found that emailing them works best as the duck parade times can differ
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Shirley S
14 May 2017|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Shirley The Duck parade times are as follows: Mon - Fri: 07:00, 12:30 & 15:30 Sat - Sun & public holidays: 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30 The Family Market at Vergenoegd runs every Saturday throughout the year from 9am... More
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