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Address: Bo Vlei Road, Wellington 7654, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 873 6911
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

The farm has been the jewel of the Bovlei valley for three centuries and...

The farm has been the jewel of the Bovlei valley for three centuries and has had many owners. The current farm dates from 1993 with the decision to grow high quality wine grapes. The first vines were planted in 1995. Since the present owners acquired it in 2003, they have built a winery, tasting room and storage complex. In 2005, the farm was given Estate status.

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Very good wines,nice light meals

Right at the end of the Bo-vlei road and right beneath Bainskloof pass with stunning scenery. I enjoyed their wines and had a nice cold meat and cheese platter for lunch. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James W
Centurion, South Africa
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Centurion, South Africa
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right at the end of the Bo-vlei road and right beneath Bainskloof pass with stunning scenery. I enjoyed their wines and had a nice cold meat and cheese platter for lunch. Friendly service and a must do estate if you're after good wines

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Hidden? Yes, at the top of a verdant valley, reached down a dusty road past ancient farmhouses. Finally green paddocks, with horses clearly in fine fettle, to park under a shade of packed sticks. A short walk uphill, into a courtyard filled with tables and sun umbrellas, and a long hall down one side. In the hall were several tables... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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129 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The wine estate is a hidden treasure with great wines, enjoy the wine tasting and do the walk. There is no big show - it is about the wine. The wines are great and price is more than reasonable.

Thank Alexander G
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71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and try wines whilst eating and enjoying the fantastic views.Even after the fires which have scorched the adjacent mountains almost to the edge of the estate the environment is tranquil and refreshing and a walk around the vineyards will reveal the care lavished on the grapes. Then try the wines and ask advice... More 

Thank alpinahed
Newcastle upon Tyne
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Down a long dirt track, Doolhof sits in beautiful grounds in it's own tranquil valley. Great wines to taste (been a fan for a few years now and occasionally find them in the UK so to do their wine tasting was a must when in Wellington). Nature walks, brick ground "doolhoff", plenty of room for kids to run off steam

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We only had a tasting but there was a wide selection and all wines were available at a competitive price for a tasting. Beautiful setting and accommodation looked very good. Nice choice of walks by the river or through the vineyards with dramatic scenario. Part of the charm is the access over an unmade road for several kilometres.

Thank Richard B
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great wines, accompanied with delicious platters. We tried 5 white wines and 5 red wines. It was difficult to choose which to buy. It is in a great location. Staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Keentraveller001
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We really enjoyed the packed 3 course picnic lunch.. wraps with smoked chicken and the kids even grabbed my meatballs before I could get to them... the cheese selection was superb with the biscuits and fresh bread. The chocolate brownies were on the sweet side but you are also allowed to bring your juices and fruit which made up for... More 

Thank Letitia M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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548 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great wine tasting experience. The staff were pleasant to talk with providing a history of the winery and discussions on the various wines we were tasting. This was a location off the hard top road and a little remote. Well worth the trip. I left with several bottles of Lady in Red!

Thank Robert R
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Thats a fantastic location, superfriendly staff, super deco and room, luxury room and fine food and wines ... Definitely a place you should go when you are near by.

Thank Bruno S

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