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De Krans Wines

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Address: Station Rd, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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+27 44 213 3314
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

De Krans Wine Cellar is situated along the upper reaches of the picturesque...

De Krans Wine Cellar is situated along the upper reaches of the picturesque Gamka River Valley near Calitzdorp. The history of the farm dates back to 1890, when it was bought by the Nel family. Since 1985, most of the classic Portuguese port and wine varieties have been planted. De Krans is widely known as one of the leading port producers, as well as one of the most innovative cellars in South Africa. The Farm offers daily wine tasting, a country style bistro and a deli offering products either produced on the farm or sourced from local artisans.

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Lovely small winery and restaurant

Had such a wonderful time at De Krantz. We had really good food ... Pulled Pork and coleslaw , Chicken burger and a cheese and meat platter. So lovely sitting under the vines... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had such a wonderful time at De Krantz. We had really good food ... Pulled Pork and coleslaw , Chicken burger and a cheese and meat platter. So lovely sitting under the vines .. the service was excellent as well. Recommend it for a relaxed lunch.

Thank Cornu10
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful vineyard with wine tasting of 6 wines for R35 which is waivered if you buy a bottle. Lovely outdoor seating under the cover of vine leaves, overlooking the huge beautiful vineyard. The bistro offers food which is highly recommended and looked delicious, but we weren't hungry at this stage. We particularly enjoyed the Pinotage Rose and the Sauvignon Blanc.... More 

Thank lbl-mjl
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to attend a paired port & cheese evening at The Oyster Box a couple of years ago so it was lovely to go & have a pink port at De Krans the featured vineyard - the setting is pretty & the deli menu looked inviting - cakes yummy & of course the port delicious!!!

Centurion, South Africa
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212 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bistro really looks nice, but on Tuesdays it's unfortunately closed. We did some wine tasting. Nice stop.

Thank Lynn0416
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for families. The wines & port are suburb and the lunch was lovely.....when it arrived. The venue sits 70-80 people but they can't cope with half this. The service was disappointing given how great the tasting experience was. ( we waited over 1 hour for salad & never got the bread we ordered .You would get another star... More 

Thank Mark G
Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice scenery, awsome food, nice wine tasting, very friendly people! It was perfect and could not have been a better experience! Would come back any time again - if i had more vacation..,

Thank Irene D
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely surprise, off the beaten track. We did a tasting - absolutely loved the pink port and the cab sauv. Amazing value for money wines, too. Extremely well priced. For lunch we both had the ostrich burger, which was fantastic.

Thank Yvette W
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food well priced, friendly service. Trotters and tripe traditional South African food (afval in Afrikaans) as good as you can get. Pulled pork also excellent.

Thank Francoet
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had been told the Krans now does lunch and that they were the best in town. It is located just outside of the centre of Calitizdorp, in the middle of the vineyard. We had an outside reservation (where you sit covered by the vines), but the winds were so gusty that we had to move inside, which was also... More 

Thank Stalex24
Secunda, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We did a wine tasting at De Krans on a Tuesday. Their bistro is closed on a Tuesday. Not your typical cultivars of wines on offer - a large variety of Portuguese wines which forms the basis of their ports. What this winery is able to produce from this arid part of South Africa are true diamonds!

Thank BlackKoffie

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