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Hello Friends of the Hope. Yes, we know we might lose Harrison but we will never lose The Hope... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
Educational and tasty!

Awesome experience! A little off the beaten track, but well worth it. Met with the Master Winemaker... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
Iryna O
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Harrison Hope Wine Estate is the Eastern Cape's first wine estate. Ronnie & Janet Vehorn established the estate in 2006 in the hills of the Eastern Cape, outside Queenstown. After 350 years of wine making in South Africa, Harrison Hope pioneered...more
Harrison Farm, Whittlesea 5360, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Hello Friends of the Hope. Yes, we know we might lose Harrison but we will never lose The Hope. Janet and I returned to Harrison Hope on September 17 for her first return visit home in 3 years. In 2015 we were forced back to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

Awesome experience! A little off the beaten track, but well worth it. Met with the Master Winemaker who gladly gave a tour of the vineyard and wine making process. Highly recommend to anyone living or traveling through the Eastern Cape. Make sure to contact the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Iryna O
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Not far from Queenstown, on our way to Grahamstown, we took the turnoff to Whittlesea. A short trip through the dusty town led us to the bridge where we turned left. After driving along for about 1km we turned into Harrison Hope Wine Estate. The...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2014

Harrison Hope Wine Estate! 350 years of wine making history in South Africa and I draw the hand to establish the first EVER wine estate in the Eastern Cape Province! Maybe somebody had to do it! Janet and I did it. Planted vines in 2006,...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank TravelingWriter001
Reviewed 11 April 2013

What an amazing, special place my third visit to The Hope. I never want to leave. Ronnie and Janet's hospitality is fantastic. You feel so welcome there. Scenery is wonderful. Places to walk and explore on the farm. Then there is the wine. Need i...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

Great place to rest & relax in beautiful quiet surroundings. The mountains & valleys around are breathtaking. The estate wine is excellent & the hosts have a wealth of tales to tell. There is a peace here that will nourish the soul!

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

What a wonderful surprise in the Eastern Cape - first certified wine farm in the region! The whole experience was incredible, from the drive up from East London, the scenery, the warm welcome and hospitality of the hosts, Ronnie and Janet, who went out of...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank ESPdesign
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Special time at a warm & hospitable place. Lovely wine, company, accomodation & food!

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Les and Anne B
Reviewed 3 May 2012

We did not want to leave!!! Felt a kind of peace there, I havn't felt for a while!!

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Annelize F
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Amazing Wine Estate to visit!! I can't believe what they have achieved being the first Wine Estate in the Eastern Cape. Beautifull vineyards & excelent wine!! Can't wait to buy the wine in the shops!!

Date of experience: April 2012
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9 January 2015|
Response from HopeTravel |
Hi Lesley, The HH story is available on the website, but for tours and accommodation please contact Ronnie directly. At this point in time accommodation and tours are made by appointment only. All of the contact information... More