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DeWaal Wines

Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Stellenbosch 7604, South Africa
+27 21 881 3711
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A wonderful walk to the top of the hill

An absolutely wonderful morning / early afternoon spent in the very pleasant company of Pieter... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Taunton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Historic yet unknown

There is few things as exciting as finding special hidden gems that you didn't realize where there... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
via mobile
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DeWaal Wines, a historic wine farm dating back to 1682, is situated in the Stellenbosch Kloof valley on the Western side of Stellenbosch. The DeWaal family has been producing wine for 9 generations and has been farming on this Uiterwyk farm since 1864. DeWaal is reknowned for its fantastic Pinotage wines, the unique South African varietal, of which 3 different styles are produced and for tasting from the Tasting Room. DeWaal is home to the oldest Pinotage vineyards in the world, an unbelievable 65 years old! Fun Walks with the owner, to the Top of the Hill Pinotage vineyard block are offered as monthly activities from the farm. Included in this tour package is a lovely cheese lunch and a glass of wonderful DeWaal wine.
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Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Stellenbosch 7604, South Africa
+27 21 881 3711
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful morning / early afternoon spent in the very pleasant company of Pieter Dewaal, owner of Dewaal Wines in Stellenbosch. We walked with him through vineyards of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Shiraz, Rubinet and, of course the oldest block of Pinotage in the world....More

1  Thank Donbon
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

There is few things as exciting as finding special hidden gems that you didn't realize where there. This is the case with DeWaal. What a pleasure all round, exceptional wines, especially the pinotage that is far better than the price would suggest. Great staff, all...More

1  Thank Coincut
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place has the oldest pinotage vineyard and superb wines. We tasted some of the special one and were impressed by the taste but could not afford the 600 rand. Fortunately they have other good wines for more accessible prices. The best however was Helga...More

Thank victorian5
Reviewed 11 April 2016

One of my favorite wineries in Stellenbosh! A friend and I did the cycle tour and were brought to this wine estate. The winery is set down a little dirt road on one of the oldest Pinotage vineyards in the area. We were greeted by...More

3  Thank jillian-danielle-c
Helga T, Public Relations Manager at DeWaal Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you, it is great to hear that you had a lovely experience at the farm and enjoyed our wines. I remember meeting you and your friend and you are most welcome to visit us on your return visit to South African one day!

Reviewed 9 February 2016

We took the Bike 'n Ride 21 km Tour and this was the last winery we visited. You bike down a lovely quiet country road to arrive. As we sat outside on the patio and tasted several wines accompanied with crackers and water, Helga Trutter...More

Thank valuvalu
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A friend and I bought tickets to join a group and the farm owner on an outing through the vineyards to hear him talk about the farm, about his family history (creators of the first Pinotage wine in the world) and to visit the oldest...More

1  Thank Hilary_597
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

DeWaal winery is a great family-owned winery located in the famed Stellenbosch wine region of South Africa. We stopped in here for a tasting as a part of a private wine tour with Wine guide Jamie Greatorex owner of WineCrewz located in Cape Town. He...More

1  Thank JimRiesterer
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