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R320 Hemel-En-Aarde Valley, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3595
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful vineyard! We sat outside on the deck overlooking the pond and vineyard for our wine tasting. It was gorgeous! We had a lovely wine tasting and enjoyed the wines very much. They also have a nice indoor area that is small but...More

Thank Eileen P
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Gorgeous wines in a magnificent setting. It was a cold winter day and the tasting room has a massive warm fireplace. Its an intimate space and my wife and I were the only ones there at the time. This is where we had a taste...More

1  Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The Hamilton Russell’s vineyards are located in a stunning landscape. The wine tasting is a fantastic experience as this is where some of the best wines of South Africa are crafted. We met with the owner, Anthony who is highly passionate and very knowledgeable and...More

Thank bestregardsfromfar
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Stopped at Hamilton Russell last Saturday. Had been on our bucket list for a long time, so we were looking forward to it. Beautiful location. Would have liked to go for a tasting but despite making lots of noise, we were completely ignored by the...More

Thank AshbourneFranschhoek
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I have been tasting wines around the Cape for years and Hamilton Russell is always one that people give rave review of. To be honest, I have been here a few times thinking maybe I am just on an off day, but it really is...More

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME! Rude Rude Rude. Will never come back. Would not recommend given the wonderful estates in the area. Try Creation or Iona, or any other farm instead. Most disappointed. @Hamilton Russell you need to take a long hard look at the...More

Thank Sacha V
Reviewed December 23, 2017

You'll have the pleasure of not only the wines. The views over the lake, the forests, the hills and the delightful company of the devoted vintners and their equally enthusiastic employees. The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley was easily visited in a day-trip from Cape Town, without the...More

Thank GayeS545
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We had an appoitment fore a winetasting, took a Tuc- Taxi from Hermanus up in the beatiful Hemmel end Aarde, and the Estate of Hamilton Russel. The owner was traveling, but lovely Lorraine took care of us. And we had a wonderful afternoon on the...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited the estate for what I believe to be the best Pinot noir in the country. Unfortunately way beyond my price range so was a little disappointed.

Thank williamg216
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful setting with lovely wines, our tasting lady was informative and sweet, lovely lawns to sit on in warmer weather! Will definitely recommend.

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