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Address: Blaauwklippen Road | Western Cape, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 880 0557
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Sundowner

Having noticed that Dornier was seventh on the top 12 architecturally designed wine estates in the world a stop was necessary. Wonderful service, from an extremely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Having noticed that Dornier was seventh on the top 12 architecturally designed wine estates in the world a stop was necessary. Wonderful service, from an extremely knowledgeable server. We were introduced to their tapas with a bottle of wine. Perfect combination with a perfect view over the estate and the majestic mountains in the background. Wonderful wine. This was my... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went here for lunch and did some wine tasting as well. The food was ok, no more no less and the wine tasting was alright. We tried five wines and they served them all in the same glass. Would have been nine with a new glass at least when you go from a white wine to a red.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our party of 4 adults and 3 children spent 2 nights at the Dornier Homestead, since our son was celebrating his 40th birthday party at Dornier restaurant. While the large celebration was a huge success, and the food and service impeccable, the same cannot be said of the accommodation. We opted for staying on the estate because of the convenience,... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

There is nothing interesting or outstanding about this place. The effort from the waiter to provide anything but to pour the wine was zero. Some irritation when we didn't know from start exactly which wines we wanted to taste. Had to drag information from the waiter. Left feeling like a waste of time.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We visited here on our tour through South Africa. We took a private wine tour with a driver and stopped at 5 wineries in the area. We chose to have lunch at Dornier Wine Estate, and the view and ambiance was lovey. The service was great, the wine was flowing and the food was lovely. I am so glad we... More 

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Asten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

With great food and very nice wines, this winery is really worth visiting. The views are stunning and there is a nice kids playground. It is set up in a small way, allowing one to keep an eye on the kids, while enjoying the wine (what is not possible in every winery).

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Our group was quickly seated and served by the attendant, with wines being adequately - if a little perfunctorily - described before choice. A pleasant variety of tasting options was available, with the wines all satisfactory, although none overwhelmingly memorable.

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Hilton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We used Dornier as an overnight stay during a recent walking trip in the area. We stayed in the manor house and were the only guests that night. The accommodation is very nice but the ambience we found a little "cold". The estate itself is very attractive and the contrast between the old buildings and the ultra modern winery is... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

My husband, friends and I enjoyed a tasting here. The young women was polite and pleasant, but certainly not as professional with insight into the winery as some of the other vineyard's staff. We bought the Cocoa Hill and Dornier chenin blancs so I believe the tasting was free. The grounds are lovely and most interesting is the wine cellar... More 

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Cape Town
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We stayed at Dornier vinyard for a night and had a wine tasting with our dinner on the first evening. The food is great nd when you purchase a bottle of vine you get the vine tasting for freel. Good deal.. so far. 1) We ordered a 2 course menu and the waiter told us that you can top it... More 

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mcwine123, Owner at Dornier Wine Estate, responded to this review

Dear Triptrop13 We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. You suggest that people must check their bill, but the matter with the breakfast was just a inconsistency between our website and the booking system at the time. 1) We offer our patrons what we call... More 

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Address: Address: Blaauwklippen Road | Western Cape, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 880 0557
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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