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Tokara

Address: R310 | P.O. Box 662, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 21 808 5900
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Ranked #24 of 117 Activities in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visitedTokara today for a wine tasting, and were blown away by the place. Firstly the views are superb, the sculptures, the walkways and the overall feeling of the place! We had a great wine tasting, not realizing until we went to pay that it was FREE, this is the first wine estate we have been to (and there have... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Don't try the wine tasting over the festive period. The bar is to busy, the staff looks as if they are doing you a favour, chatting up some of the local customers who in the end didn't buy anything while we are waiting to get a wine list to taste. I believe in paying a premium for prestige and exclusivity,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were familiar with Tokara from the UK so were always planning on visiting. This was the only winery that had free tasting. I think they know how good their product is and it really speaks for itself. They also do olive oil tasting as well, and the views down to Stellenbosch are spectacular.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
9 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We enjoyed a guided wine tour of the region and were taken to this vineyard. We sampled 3 white and 3 red wines from this famous vineyard. All presented by one of the experts from Tokara. We were not rushed and enjoyed engaging with the wine expert. We had a good look around this stunning location, also had a meal... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Our last stop of our day of wine tasting but definitely one of the best. A fantastic selection of wine, known to most wine connoisseurs of South Africa. A free tasting, as well as an olive and olive oil tasting creates a wonderful overall experience of Tokara, we would have loved to stay and share a bottle of wine however... More 

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Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We went back to Tokara again after visiting them 3 years ago, and once again they did not disappoint. The location is stunning overlooking helshoogte pass in the mountains. The winery is very modern, the tasting is free and we love the wines and the friendliness off the staff.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A free wine tasting exposes you to their phenomenal range. Accompanied by an excellent view of the valley you cannot really go wrong visiting this estate.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I am in the customer service business and so is my husband servicing big corporates and can't believe how we were treated. I have never been made to feel more unwelcome. We were in the estate to taste at 4:45 they close at 5 to taste some wine. We are on honeymoon and have been received so well by Robertson,... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

How disappointing... I have been to Tokara on previous occasions and wanted to visit again on a recent most beautiful Sunday afternoon just after 2pm. Contrary to the stipulated hours for the Deli and Deli cafe. It was CLOSED. It states Tuesdays to Sundays, the cafe is open till 15:30 and the Deli shop till 17:00. All closed - no... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was one of my husband and my favourite vineyards in the Western Cape. The wines were delicious and the staff very friendly and engaging. We also really enjoyed an olive oil tasting - the first for us.

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