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Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate

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Vergenoegd Löw The Wine Estate is a Heritage site and one of the oldest wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Easy access from the freeway and merely 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Indian Runner Ducks are used in our...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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Reviewed July 19, 2019

While Pamplona (Spain) has its annual “running of the bulls”, Vergenoegd has its daily running of the ducks. There are about 800 Indian running ducks on the grounds of the Vergenoegd winery that are used to run through the vineyards to eat snails and other...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2019

Hi 766ronaldb Thank you for the wonderful review and rating of your experience at our farm. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and our ducks and hope to see you in the near future again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed July 18, 2019

Dirk and Nico, Thank you both very much for a lovely visit to the winery. The afternoon was perfect and the Duck Parade always a highlight. We were lucky "Ducks" to get Nico to assist with our Wine Blending and took home some unique wines...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank PuraVida001
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Hi Linda Thank you for visiting our wine farm. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate the wonderful review and rating of your experience! We'll be sure to pass your review on to Dirk & Nico as well. See you next...More

Reviewed July 3, 2019

We visited this wine farm immediately after our arrival from the airport. This is really a cute wine farm with great wines and huge fresh cheese platters. Ample seating outside. Well worth the visit. Can definitely recommend this farm to any tourist. The staff is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

Hi 777SouthAfrica Thank you for choosing The Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate as your first visiting destination and experience! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate the wonderful review and rating of your experience at our farm. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed June 24, 2019

We planned a winter picnic for 24 adults and 8 children at the farm. As luck would have it the day was cold and stormy. I was a bit apprehensive even through the venue did assure me they had it all under control.... All my...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Hi vikkiE_ZA We're thrilled that you and your guests had such a memorable time at our farm. We thank you for visiting as well as the awesome rating and review of your experience at The Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

We spent a lovely morning blending wine and watching the waddling ducks. Our hostess, Tshepo, was exceptional, full of humour and knowledge - leading us through the intracasies of wine blending and the fine art of their consumption :-) Well worth the visit and the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

Hi WesleyT475 Thank you for visiting our farm. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and our ducks and appreciate the awesome review and rating of your experience. We hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed June 5, 2019

We were recommended by friends to visit Vergenoegd Low not only to watch the Indian Runner Duck Ritual but to enjoy a wine tasting ! wow what a fabulous day out we started with the Runner Ducks at 10h30 which was extremely amusing thereafter we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Hi Yvonne D We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at our beautiful farm. Thank you for the awesome review and rating of your experience at The Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We hope to see you again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

My very first wine tasting experience in South Africa. Coming from Asia we don’t have much Vineyard. So this is definitely something special for my liking. The little ducking group were so cute and chilled.More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Hi hayleylyla Thank you for visiting The Vergenegd Löw Wine Estate. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time and appreciate the awesome review and rating of your experience at our farm. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in South Africa! Kind Regards...More

Reviewed May 24, 2019

What an absolute pleasure to visit this amazing wine estate. The duck run is especially appealing and very unique. The staff were tremendous and hats off to Megan the lady who kept us all well fed and entertained with the history of the farm. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Hi Fran Thank you for the wonderful review and rating of your experience at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at our farm and hope to see you again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed May 23, 2019

What a delightful place! Trees, lawns where children can enjoy the outdoors. The most enjoyable day at this place, especially when at 12 on the dot, the sounds of quacking ducks got louder, and louder. Visitors had lined the fences with their chairs, and cameras...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Hi ThornteeTours Thank you for visiting The Vergenegd Löw Wine Estate. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time and appreciate the awesome review and rating of your experience at our farm. We hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed May 22, 2019

We loved seeing the Runner Ducks but the meal offered for Mothers Day was a great disappointment to our group of eleven people. The wine was delicious but the food was extremely disappointing. The Laksa was watery and lacking substance,some people found only one prawn...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Loew The Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

Hi 770carol Thank you for visiting The Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We're delighted that you enjoyed our famous duck parade but would obviously have had you and your group of guests leave our farm feeling 100% satisfied. On behalf of Management, please accept our apologies...More

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mareejana
March 28, 2019|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
No specific breakfast menu available. We provide light meals and confectionery with a price range between R15 - R105.
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KristyLips
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Kristy Our restaurant is closed for renovations but our deli serves light lunches - no reservations required. You also do not need to book for a wine tasting. Reservations are required for experiences (wine blending... More
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Mrdoak1
April 26, 2018|
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Response from nicolecostello | Reviewed this property |
I found that emailing them works best as the duck parade times can differ
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