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Villiera Wines

| Corner of R304 and R101, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
+27 21 865 2002
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My experience at Villiera was excellent! I went specifically to taste the MCC's and was not at all... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
mckimw
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Newport News, Virginia
Wine tasting disaster

Disappointing Saturday experience. MCC was flat. We were told no new bottles allowed to be opened... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
susansR677MA
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nougat” (21 reviews)
“sparkling wine” (10 reviews)
“game reserve” (6 reviews)
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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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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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...

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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

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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.

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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

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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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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visited with family and friends and absolutely loved it. We had a very enjoyable experience and learnt so much on the game drive. The staff were friendly, the establishment is well run and the prices are just right. I can't wait to visit again!...More

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Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

It is most definitely a time for family and friends and we are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Villiera. It's what we strive for but always good to hear the feedback. Thanks.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Spent a pleasant & informative afternoon at Villiera. We did not sample many wines as we had just done another wine tasting and had has lunch. However we found those that we did very good and didn't leave empty handed. We tried some white wines...More

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Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you for your detailed, positive feedback. Hopefully it encourages more Capetonians to visit us and is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I visited here as part of a wine flies tour, the Vineyard also has a small game reserve with Zebras, deers, and Giraffes etc but we did not have time to look at this. The vineyard specialises in sparkling wines and we were able to...More

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Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

All the way from the UK... we thank you for your compliments regarding our sparkling wine and really hope you make it back for the game drive and more tasting.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spent a happy hour of two here sampling some delicious sparkling wine and the best dessert wine I have ever tasted! Will be revisiting in November for sure.

Thank Karen F
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Cathy B, Owner at Villiera Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thanks, very good to hear. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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