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Ken Forrester Wines

Cnr R44 and Winery Road, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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Ranked #57 of 105 Activities in Stellenbosch
Owner description: Situated on the slopes below the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch. Our vineyards are commonly... more » Owner description: Situated on the slopes below the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch. Our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc, and we have numerous awards and accolades for chenin as well as some of the finest Rhone Blends in the country. Come and meet the dogs, horses, geese and ducks as you relax under the shade of the oak trees with amazing views and wonderful wines. The tasting room is open 6 days a week and lunches and dinners are available at 96 Winery Road. Restaurant almost next to the vineyards, frequently rated as the best restaurant in Stellenbosch Ken's philosophy has always been to create a range of handcrafted wines that compliment a wide variety of food styles and provide excellent value. Do come and enjoy some traditional warm South African hospitality with us. « less
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

If you're looking to try a different South African wine, look no further than Ken Forrester's wines. They are very reasonably priced for an excellent product. Having been privileged enough to meet Ken, his warm friendly hospitality and passion for his wines make this choice even sweeter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We set off on Saturday after lunch to find a winery offering cheese and wine. We didn't realise that so few farms would be open on a Saturday afternoon. Luckily Ken Forrester was still open. On arrival we were greeted warmly and explained all the different options for a tasting. Besides the great wines, the cheese platter is really worth... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

From the moment you drive into this winery you just know its a special place. I've heard about the great chenin blanc and just had to taste. The lady that served the wine was friendly and nothing seemed too much trouble for her. I was first given the 3 chenin blancs to compare. They were all good. I ended up... More

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