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Villiera Wines

| Corner of R304 and R101, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
+27 21 865 2002
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A Very Enjoyable 2 Hour Game Drive

A welcome glass of bubbles on arrival and introduction to our ranger. It was very interesting to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
dicol2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Bubbles and nougat

Another attraction that normally requires a booking, but we did not realise this so just rocked up... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
madfamily
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perth
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Villiera is a family run winery situated in the Stellenbosch region, producing a range of still wine and recognised as one of South Africa’s leading Methode Cap Classique producers. It is a pioneering, innovative, quality wine company committed to preserving the environment. Villiera is also committed to education and upliftment of their staff and their families. Villiera is home to the Villiera Wildlife Sanctuary (220 Ha). During a conducted wildlife drive visitors will be shown sustainability at work: the Solar Powered cellar, the Owethu clinic, The Pebbles Project, the Early Childhood development centre, the Tree Planting project (over 100,000 indigenous trees planted to date – part of an on-going greening project), the vineyards, the Wildlife Sanctuary and most importantly the range of Villiera wines. Visitors can also taste our range of Domaine Grier wines from France.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Corner of R304 and R101, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
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+27 21 865 2002
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A welcome glass of bubbles on arrival and introduction to our ranger. It was very interesting to know how ecological Villiera is with the solar power systems etc and the generosity to the local community with school and medical care. Many varieties of African animals...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Another attraction that normally requires a booking, but we did not realise this so just rocked up for the Bubbles and nougat tasting. Thankfully the staff accommodated us and we sat down in the lovely outdoor seating area for our tasting. Jean-Jacque was knowledgable and...More

Thank madfamily
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Originally bookings were not required for the bubbly and Nougat tasting and on quieter day that is still fine. On busy days, especially Saturdays, it is difficult to give everyone a proper experience if too many decide to do the...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and I have been visiting wine farms in the area but never Villiera, and what a pleasant surprise. Driving up to the estate we both knew it was going to be awesome! We had a fantastic Game Drive, Simon was so well informed...More

Thank Aehrintyler13
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you so much. Makes it all worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you back.. along with your great photography skills.

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great ambiance and 'crazy water' at the treefull area. Knowledgeable staff and great cheese offering. Top!

Thank TheLoveLeopard
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thanks for the great feedback. Hope you found your Elixir. Sounds like you need to be at our next branding session. I am not sure what 'crazy water' is but it all sounds good.

Reviewed 26 February 2017

My experience at Villiera was excellent! I went specifically to taste the MCC's and was not at all disappointed. In fact I bought some MCC to go. Our tasting guide was fun and knowledgeable and took plenty of time to detail the large handful of...More

Thank mckimw
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you so much. Very good to hear and appreciated. We do have a Tripadvisor Certificate of excellence, and as you can see, we mostly get great feedback. When it doesn't happen we need to accept that and do our best to correct it.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Disappointing Saturday experience. MCC was flat. We were told no new bottles allowed to be opened so late. But WHAT!! New bottles opened for other customers. Ag nee Villeria.More

Thank susansR677MA
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

The is really terrible to hear. We put a lot of effort into training our staff to give the best customer service. Saturdays are a challenge because it is just that much busier but never an excuse. We do get in extra students for a...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

We loved this place so much we went 2x in 3 days. The most eco-friendly vineyard in South Africa. We booked a game drive in advance via email, you can also call. There are 2 time slots each day. We took the 2pm time slot....More

Thank Anthea M
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Our first review from your special part of the world - I think. Thank you very much for visiting us, twice! And for taking the time to write such a great review.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Our game drive was led by Guillame, a most interesting and engaging young man who certainly knew his stuff. His delivery was informative and enjoyable to all the different age groups - from ourselves as seniors and two little girls of very young age. The...More

Thank grtuk
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review. Much appreciated. In case you were not told, we makes a special Sauvignon Blanc blend for M&S under the Crows Fountain label. It may bring back some special holiday memories...

Reviewed 16 January 2017

We visited Villiera Wines on a beautiful Saturday morning and what an absolute treat it turned out to be. We were served by the friendly and knowledgeable Shaheeb and treated like royalty. Wines are lovely and the staff too. Great atmosphere an friendly staff, highly...More

Thank Bernice W
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Our pleasure indeed. very good to hear and your compliments will be passed on to Shaheed. Good for the guys and girls doing the service to be recognized, so thanks for taking the trouble.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited Villiera back at the end of November whilst on holiday, and was the first time I'd seen my best friend in 4 years, as I live in the UK. I'd had a stressful morning as my partner had injured himself and we'd spent...More

Thank Sas1701
Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time for such a great review and we are very pleased to hear we eased your stressful start to the day. The person serving you was probably Inge and the very famous cat's name is Megaflash.

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