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Esona Boutique Wine

#1 of 6 Tours in Robertson Features Animals
R317 Robertson Street, Robertson 6705, South Africa
+27 76 343 5833
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Gorgeous views and unique wine tasting experience

The little double volume tasting room sits amongst the vineyards in what can only be described as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
justordinarypeople
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Cape Town
Awesome

Great wine, and the platter was so nice. Go hungry. It's so relaxing. It's just something else. And... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Lynn0416
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Centurion, South Africa
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Surrounded by the magnificent western mountains, and overlooking the Breede River; Esona is a husband-and-wife owned wine boutique estate. The grapes are hand-picked and exclusively hand-crafted to articulate a distinctive expression of the single vineyards. Esona, The very One.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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R317 Robertson Street, Robertson 6705, South Africa
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+27 76 343 5833
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The little double volume tasting room sits amongst the vineyards in what can only be described as the most idyllic location to enjoy wine. The vineyards are right next to you as you can either sit on the tiny lawn or upstairs, which maximizes the...More

Thank justordinarypeople
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful description of the 'soul' of Esona - we are delighted you enjoyed the atmosphere, beautiful views and our wine. As we live in bustling Cape Town, whenever we visit the farm and Robertson Wine Valley, we are reinvigorated. Please do...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great wine, and the platter was so nice. Go hungry. It's so relaxing. It's just something else. And it's situated in the vineyards. The staff is very professional and knowledgeable.

Thank Lynn0416
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Dear Lynn, thank you for visiting Esona Boutique Wine and giving our staff such a positive review. They enjoyed your visit and we hope we again welcome you back to the Old Cellar. Regards Rowan & Caryl

Reviewed 26 February 2017

A rainy day in Robertson saw us dive in to Esona for refuge, wine tasting and a coffee. Lovely little boutique place situated inside a renovated building from yesteryear just oozing with history. That means wobbly stairs and mind your head! Some good wines served...More

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Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

THANK YOU for your visit and review. Great that you enjoyed, for the wine tastings, the grape specific crystal glasses - we use RIEDEL as they are the best but costly - which really do enhance the aromas and taste of each specific wine in...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very small winery with a tasting room / bistro in an old wine storage building. The pairing tasting is done in the cellar in one of the original concrete wine storage tanks lighted with candles and done with great enthusiasm. Reservation required and someting we...More

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Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you for visiting Esona Boutique Wine and giving us such a positive review. We enjoyed your visit and hope we can again welcome you back to the Old Cellar. Travel well and see you soon. Regards Rowan & Caryl

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Honestly, words fail me!! Our (Kev & Mich, The Thirsty Travellers) absolute highlight, and dare I say favourite, stop and winery on our recent visit to the Breede River Valley!!! From the historical building, to the atmosphere on the upper deck, to the most wine...More

Thank ThirstyTravellerMich
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear Mich, THANK YOU for your kind words about your experience at Esona Boutique Wine. We will convey your comments to Hirchill, Daneen and their staff. Thank you also for recommending us to your friends. Please do visit us again when you are in the...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We just happened to stop here by chance as it looked a lovely setting visible from the road. We both enjoy our wine but are not experts in any shape or form and this tasting felt really informative. Tasting the same wine but from 2...More

Thank CyrilCat
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Cyril, thank you for stopping at Esona Boutique Wine and also for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the experience and we will convey your comments to our staff - we are very proud of them. We look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

A friendly place , wines tasted in specific glasses for wine .Tasty snack menu available . Beautiful Views over the vineyard from upstairs tasting room . Parallel tasting

Thank PJLP
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear PJLP, great to have welcomed you to Esona wine tasting venue and glad you enjoyed the experience. Have a great 2017, safe journey and see you soon...!! Regards Rowan & Caryl

Reviewed 22 January 2017

The young woman who assisted us was very nice and we had a lovely time tasting good and interesting wines, especially one with a characteristic flavour of asparagus - whaoo!

Thank lars H
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Lars, thank you for your review. Great that you enjoyed our boutique wine experience. Have a safe journey and we look forward to welcome you back to Esona again. Reagrds Rowan & Caryl

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Location, Tasting service & explanations & the Wines itself!!! Boutique, excellent! We hope to come back as they do not export to Germany due to the limited amount of production.

Thank Abike Lisa U
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Dear Abika, thank you for visiting us and we are glad you enjoyed your visit to Esona. Do call in again when you are in South Africa. Try info@isanga.de they may be able to assist you with Esona in Germany. Regards Rowan & Caryl

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Off the beaten track, elegant and boutique. Great Chardonnay and Sauvignon and we were surprised with the offering of fabulous milkshakes! Simple food platters but a shady deck. Historic tasting room.More

Thank vickicapetown
Esona_Boutique_Wine, Owner at Esona Boutique Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Dear Vicki, we are glad that you enjoyed the 'drinks' at Esona - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and milkshakes :) as well as the platters. In a few days we will make our wine on the farm for the first time - exciting! Do visit us...More

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