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Vrede en Lust Winery

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Address: Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts-Simondium Rds | Simondium, Franschhoek 7670, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 21 874 16
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Description: Vrede en Lust offers award-winning wines, historic Cape Dutch...
Vrede en Lust offers award-winning wines, historic Cape Dutch architecture, undulating vineyards, breathtaking scenery and world-class leisure facilities. Our cellar door is open daily, with free wine tasting or special wine enthusiast food and wine pairings. Luxurious accommodation for up to 22 people plus one of the most sought-after wedding and event venues in the country. The very popular Cotage Fromage, a contemporary country restaurant with a bakery and deli, is family friendly.
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Favorite wine tasting experience in the area!

We first did the wine tasting which was hosted by very enthusiastic and friendly people who seemed passionate about what they do! This was followed by a very tasty, light lunch in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We first did the wine tasting which was hosted by very enthusiastic and friendly people who seemed passionate about what they do! This was followed by a very tasty, light lunch in the restaurant-family friendly with a play area for kiddies to enjoy!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The location is ideal - on the road between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, the tasting area has a view of the beautiful mountains. That, coupled with some fantastic wines, and our delightful hostess Lynne, knowledgeable, professional and very friendly, made for a leisurely two hours of pure enjoyment. we learned about the history of the winery and the area,and enjoyed some... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

From moment I called in to make a booking I had a great experience. Great menu options and such friendly service from happy staff! Good food selection and their plougmans platted is very generous and delicious. Cant wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We've had a very nice tasting experience over lunch time. Lynne was very friendly, I very much appreciate her great knowledge of the area and her recommendations suited our taste well. It was very interesting to hear the background of each of the wines combined with the stunning view out over the vines and the mountains. Very well priced and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This an excellent winery. Very friendly and professional staff - full marks to Lynne who provided us with an informative and entertaining tasting session - thank you Lynne! I look forward to returning in the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had a taste wine with Lynne -the best! Look for her she is no. 1. Go for Boet 2010 with Excellence Range of Lindt chocolate

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent reasonably priced cheeseboard offering with good white wines You can choose to sit inside or outside with a nice view of their vineyards. Helpful and willing staff with smiles on their faces. We had a great time and there is also a restaurant at the entrance if you want additional options

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This winery makes wine - both red and white - that we have been drinking for years, so we made a special point of coming through. It really didn't disappoint. The space for tasting is great, including a superior view of the vineyard and mountains. Lynne's service is exceptional, and the range of wines on offer exceeds the standard options... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A romantic affair with wine, you are truly taken back into another world and feel the romance and passion as you taste there amazing wines. Elzane was delight to deal with and catered to our every need and can feel the passion when she explains the story and history of the beautiful farm. The wine and food is amazing, hospitality... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great wine tasting outing with spectacular views. A lovely afternoon out with some fabulous wines. Highly recommend the Jess.

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