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Slow food and wine festival

This was a wine experience of note. The winemaker herself, Ilse Schutte, presented her wine with a... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Secunda, South Africa
via mobile
A very good winemaker doing her thing.

We had a good tasting and then a supper of "kerrie vetkoek" out of this world. The lady who helped... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
DeWet G
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
45 Voortrekker Street, McGregor, South Africa
+27 83 380 1648
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This was a wine experience of note. The winemaker herself, Ilse Schutte, presented her wine with a passion to us. Her expertise and knowledge regarding wine making made this an experience of a life time.

Thank CorliV
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a good tasting and then a supper of "kerrie vetkoek" out of this world. The lady who helped us with the tasting was very profesional and our day was made when Ilse joined her.

Thank DeWet G
Reviewed February 15, 2018

It was really worth to visit here and hear Ilse to tell about her wines and history behind them. Those wines are bit more expensive than most of the stuff in supermarkets, but there is always some clear idea. It was nice to learn that...More

Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Garage cellar! Small but intimate. If you visit Mcgregor, you HAVE to stop here for this personal wine experience. Handcrafted wines made with love..... it has to be the best you ever tasted! Ilse accommodated us even after they closed and we had such a...More

Thank frikkieoli4
Reviewed April 28, 2017

A gorgeous discovery in McGregor with fantastic wines and a great story by the winemaker regarding her journey into winemaking, family crests etc. highly recommended !

Thank Brendon P
Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank you Brendon, it was great to have you here and be able to share my journey with fellow wine lovers. please come and visit again soon. Ilse

Reviewed April 28, 2017

Had an excellent wine tasting experience with the wine maker herself. Definitely worth a visit. Admire her courage to start a winery in her garage surrounded by famous wineries. Keep an eye out for Bemind.

Thank owen37
Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank You, Owen, I am glad that you enjoyed the wines and please come and visit me again soon, i have some real surprises up my sleeve....

Reviewed December 7, 2016

The owner of Bemind used to work up at Lord's winery. The choice of wines is limited, but they are excellent. Prices higher than some equally good wines from other nearby wineries, but one is assured of a great experience if quaffing wine is your...More

Thank Jane W
Management response:Responded December 8, 2016

Thank you Jane, glad you enjoyed the visit and the wine. Hope we will see you again.

Reviewed October 1, 2016

Ilse has started a small winery in a old bedroom converted to be like a garage, fitting for her status as a winemaker. She has 4 wines to choose from, but wow, they are all excellent, even the bubbly.She gives a brief tasting of her...More

Thank 247LiveLife
Management response:Responded December 8, 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed June 7, 2016

Best MCC in the Valley, great experience drinking wine with the wine maker next to the barrels. Worth the outing in a cute town

Thank AndreT1717
Management response:Responded December 8, 2016

Thank you Andre, please come visit again,here is some new wines to taste out of the barrels and some nice surprises waiting.

Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a little gem of a spot on the main road in McGregor. We were lucky enough to catch it open as a few people were sitting having a catch up inside. What a treat! everyone was incredibly friendly and chatty and the wine...More

Thank Kirsty822
Management response:Responded December 8, 2016

Thank you Kristy, just wondering if you have popped that cork yet? Please come and visit again, I now have a wonderful Cinsault just released and perfect for the summer.

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