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Address: Kromme Rhee Road, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 888 4900
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence...
Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan Family's devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa's premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town. Tasting & Tours: Taste and learn more about our award winning wines from our knowledgeable team at our tasting room, set amidst the tranquil gardens on the estate. As a founding member of the Stellenbosch Wine Route, Simonsig enjoys widespread popularity and attracts visitors from all over the world. With a cosy fire crackling in the tasting room during winter or flutes of chilled Kaapse Vonkel served on the cool, shady veranda during summer, we welcome our visitors to cellar tour experiences all year round. Opening Hours Tasting and Wine Sales Mon to Fri: 08:30 - 17:00 Saturdays & Public Holidays: 08:30 - 16:00 Sunday: 11:00 - 15:00 Closed on Christmas, New Year's Day & Good Friday Cellar Tours Mon to Fri: 10:00 & 15:00 Saturdays: 10:00 Closed on Sunday, Christmas, New Year's Day & Good Friday
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A lovely afternoon

Simonsig is ideal for wine tasting, cellar tour and lunch! Try the Cap classique Cuvee Royale it' s simple heavenly. Also the red wines like Frans Malan blend is a joy on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2014
VeraLaura1962
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Pretoria
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Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had been told that this winery/vineyard had excellent wines so we really were looking forward to our tour. The farm had a really worn look and feel with all the old farm tools scattered around and presented in a very artful manner. The tasting room was very large but we decided to sit outside on the terrace. Unfortunately, the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This person does not know you. I have visited Simonsig on numerous occasions and only received the best service from you. You make us feel special and have always explained every wine in detail and certainly patiently. It is the only wine farm I don't feel like a common wine drinker, but like a real wine connoisseur. Keep it up... More 

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Mehlingen, Germany
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful wines, some of the best in the Western Cape! Never had a bad bottle of Simonsig wine-ever! The restaurant is also fantastic with beautifully prepared, very tasty food using good quality ingredients prepared with a local flair. You like great wines and great food then look no further. I will be back again and again :))

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Gordons Bay, South Africa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Simonsig's wine is not badly priced, but then its definitely not the best wine in the region. The cheap wines, are exactly as priced, cheap and watery. The more expensive wines are good but we found it to be a overpriced for the taste, as you can find better bubbly and reds in the area that taste great at better... More 

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SimonsigWine, Public Relations Manager at Simonsig, responded to this review

Goodday Firstly we would like to thank you for your valuable feedback. Every patron visiting Simonsig is important to us and your feedback helps us to make the Simonsig Experience an even greater one. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during your visit. Unfortunately you arrived just before our closing time which made a full tasting impossible. We did however... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My parents were coming from Jhb and we wanted to go out for my mother's birthday, after having looked at a lot of restaurants near Stellenbosch I found that most of them were just incredibly expensive. I looked on the Simonsig website loved the Cuvée menu and it seemed reasonably priced for a wine farm. When we arrived we were... More 

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SimonsigWine, Public Relations Manager at Simonsig, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Marlizan We are so pleased to hear of your lovely time at Cuvée Restaurant. It is patrons like you who reward us when we receive such wonderful feedback! We're looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards The Cuvée Team More 

Pretoria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Simonsig is ideal for wine tasting, cellar tour and lunch! Try the Cap classique Cuvee Royale it' s simple heavenly. Also the red wines like Frans Malan blend is a joy on the pelate. The guides are well educated and friendly, the atmosphere relaxed. Lunch at Cuvee restaurant is a gem with exquisite crab dishes or perfect venison.

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SimonsigWine, Public Relations Manager at Simonsig, responded to this review

Goodday Laura! We would just like to thank you for the positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you to Simonsig again in the near future! Best regards More 

Hout Bay, South Africa
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185 reviews 185 reviews
96 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Simonsig is home to a resturant called cuvée and and section where you can taste wines either at the counter or as part of a conducted tour . There are a wide variety of wines to choose from and many have won both local and international awards . You can also sample the MCC or champaign . The scenery in... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We settled for a tasting as Cuvée Restaurant was closed for a private function. Not that this was a "second prize" experience at all: expertly presented by wine advisor Alismi - whose knowledge is matched by her obvious passion and friendly charm - each wine impressed more than the previous one! Try the Cuvée and Kaapse Vonkel in the MCC... More 

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Gouda, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Simonsig. Denzel, our very knowledgeable guide for the cellar tour, did really explain a lot about all aspects of winemaking and the history of the place. Very informative and relaxed. The same for our winetasting. Each wine was properly introduced, and we could take our time tasting those beautiful wines. Lunch at Cuvee restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Very informative and fun wine tasting which included their wonderful cap clasique, followed by extraordinary lunch at cuvée. Thank you Maureen and team for an amazing afternoon, you are the best!

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