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Address: Van Ryn Road, Stellenbosch 7604, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 881 3875
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Experience the atmosphere and stature of the Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery...

Experience the atmosphere and stature of the Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery where the tour of the distillery includes a demonstration of the art of coopering, a whiff of the Angle's share in the maturation cellar, followed by the guest's choice of vintage brandy tastings. The choice of tastings include an option of a brandy, coffee and chocolate tasting or a brandy and florentine tasting. The distillery is also a popular venue for private functions and conferences.

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Their tours are the best

A very lovely experience for couples, a tour group, families and even children. Very informative. Very professional.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Petra S

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very lovely experience for couples, a tour group, families and even children. Very informative. Very professional.

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Thank Petra S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Van Ryn's Distillery NEVER fails to impress. The Visiters Centre is the best experience to have. From the minute you open the door do you feel so welcome and appreciated. The staff are brilliant and extremely helpful and knowledgeable and could give us so much information! A MUST visit1111

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1 Thank FredaRandburg
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since we have developed an appreciation for Brandy over the years we decided to visit the local home of the beverage - Van Ryn's. We were met a the door by Thomas, with welcoming drinks and an explanation of all they offer. Thomas showed himself to be friendly and knowledgeable, answering all our questions readily and easily. The setting is... More 

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1 Thank michaelwood2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We were driving around one Sunday trying to find a nice obscure wine farm for a tasting. Well we didn't find one to our liking, and during our wandering saw the sign to the van Ryn's brandy distillery. So in we went. We were greeted with a cool drink of brandy and fruit juice, made our choice of the tasting...... More 

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1 Thank Susan W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I would like to say a very special thank you to Thomas. He was one of the tasting servers. Professional. Warm. Friendly. Extremely educated on the distillery as well as brandy in general. He suggested which tasting to do and provided an excellent service from the moment we walked through the door. I am so impressed!!! Especially because it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The brandy and chocolate pairing was nice. Really liked the 15 an 20 year old potsill. Tour was very informative. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 Thank Ruban N
Klaipeda, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We just made a short stop there by the way to Stellenbosch. But that was a fantastic experience. Van Ryn's is one of my favorite brandies in SA. So I was exited to visit the place. Friendly personnel and very relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank Aleksandr B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm not a brandy lover at all so this is not a place I would usually go to out of my own accord. But I had a lovely time here... Welcomed warmly with chilled apricot juice brandy and big smiles. Stunning classy decor... just a lovely place to be!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Something a bit different to the wines and well worth a visit. Very knowledgable staff and recommend the tasting with chocolate the 12, 15 and 20 year olds.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The best tasting brandy and a hell of a good service, I forgot my wallet there and they have kept it save. Devon, one of the guy's working there brought my wallet all the way to my location and I could not ask for a better service. Was great guys thanks.

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