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Waterford Estate is situated in one of the world's most visually arresting pockets of paradise. Nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world renowned Stellenbosch region, this 120 hectare property owned by Jeremy and Leigh Ord and...more
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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my boyfriend went to Waterford Estate for a Wine Drive Safari. We were an hour early, but this was not a problem. We got a bottle of sparkling wine for free and enjoyed their garden. Devon was our guide, a real nice person....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My best friends from high school and I did the chocolate wine pairing this afternoon and then had a tour of the wine cellars. It was amazing! The grounds are stunning and the wine was delicious.A huge shout out to Murray for making the experience...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

Giam was our sommelier, he was knowledgeable, and went out of his way to show us places of interest as well as making us a lunch reservation.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EvelynPatrick08
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear EvelynPatrick08, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Managers and Giamme. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for one...More

Reviewed August 15, 2019

we went for a tasting that included 3 whites and 3 reds with their chocolates. Giamme was so enthusiastic About this job that he made us Love the wine as much as he does. great service, amazing view, great wine, what is not to love?More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TaisFelipe
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear TaisFelipe, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Managers and Giamme. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, The Waterford Estate...More

Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

This wine farm is known for the best welcome service. Now we know why!! Very friendly, attentative and highly knowledgable staff. What an experience!! We loved the chocolate wine tasting. Will go back again for sure!!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank karinas271
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear karinas271, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Managers. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for one of our...More

Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

As a tour operator we have used Waterford Wine Estate for years and have consistently received excellent service and high quality wine. Today was no different and Nicole was absolutely amazing with a friendly demeanor and superb knowledge of the estate and wine in general....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 889iggy
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear 889iggy, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Managers. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, The Waterford Estate Team

Reviewed August 1, 2019

We visited on a cool rainy day in July, And sitting by the fire couldn’t have been more perfect. The wine was outstanding as was our server Murray. A fantastic afternoon. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Stellenbosch.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vanessa B
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Dear Vanessa B, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Managers and Murray. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for...More

Reviewed June 26, 2019

Waterford Estate is undoubdtly one of the most beautiful wine estates and one of the best wine tasting you will ever experience. I've been doing this in many places such as Tuscany, Provence, Chile and others and nothing compares to the welcoming and professionalism of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tatianafpinheiro
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Dear tatianafpinheiro, WOW - Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such positive feedback about your time with us at Waterford Estate. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a unforgettable experience with us. We have passed your message...More

Reviewed June 8, 2019

I would just like to take the time to thank the incredible staff and commend you on the wine Safari I did with my friend Megan a few weeks ago. I have done a few wine drives around the Cape Winelands and I have to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lucille L
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

Hi Lucille L, Thank you so so much for the most wonderful review about The Wine Drive Safari and Waterford Estate. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a memorable experience with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future...More

Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing winetasting with Devon as our host. He truly speaks wine as if he is the winemaker himself! Thank you for the great service.More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Erik M
Bronwyn H, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estate, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Dear Erik M, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience with us at Waterford Estate. We have passed on your review to our Tasting Room Manager and Devon. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for...More

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W38y
January 23, 2019|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for the mail. The Wine and Chocolate tasting is separate to the Reserve tasting. The cost is R85.00 per person. You can request the Wine and Chocolate tasting after the reserve tasting if you would... More
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Sara V
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi Sara V, We do require a booking to be made for the tastings. If you would like to make a booking you can contact Isabelle on 021 880 5308.
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RenaeG76
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi RenaeG76, Thank you for your message. We are not open on Sundays for wine tasting. Our hours are as follows: Monday - Friday - 09h00 - 17h00 Saturdays - 10h00 - 17h00
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