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Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate

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Vergenoegd 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 vineyards as a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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+27 21 843 3248
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All reviews duck parade duck tour hay bales saturday market watching the ducks wine estate duck march ducks walking olive oil pest control manor house pork belly saturday morning cape town course meal takes place unique experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The duck parade is definitely worth a visit, it is free and it is a little bit quirky, and the ducks are cute in their own way. Nice to see something a little bit different rather than just hundreds of rows of vines, also the...More

Thank Craig1986
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig1986 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate - we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your wonderful review and rating! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 1 week ago

The duck parade took the prize for my favorite event in Cape Town. The wine was great but seeing all of those ducks racing past almost in formation was a real hoot! The leader ducks round the bend and head for a small entry that...More

Thank June K
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi June K Thank you for visiting our farm! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time and hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My recent visit at the farm started off somewhat rocky with serious frustrations with parking at the venue. After eventually finding parking the day turned out pretty good. The farm has a nice weekend market which caters to a wide variety of needs from food,...More

Thank Ricardo C
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ricardo C Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate and sharing your experience, we appreciate your feedback. We'll certainly look into your valid concerns - we're constantly striving to better our service and offering. We hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there for breakfast and for Duck parade. It was good experience, we loved the house, and kids was exited about duck parade. Coffee was very good

Thank NaumovaMarina
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi NaumovaMarina Thank you for visiting our farm. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The wine tasting was great, we had a lovely table in the garden and the tasting master was very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about what he was doing, and gave us plenty of time to enjoy the wine. The cabernet and the estate wine were...More

Thank manux77
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi manux77 Thank you for visiting our farm. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your wonderful feedback and review! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Been here many times over the years, kids love to see the running ducks, it's always been a good experience.. however recent upgrades have made it worse, we asked for duck eggs and the response was "do we sell them" amongst staff members...after finally finding...More

Thank namibman
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi namibman Thank you for your continued support and visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! We're delighted that you and your family enjoy the duck parades but would obviously prefer to have you leave our farm feeling completely satisfied, every time you visit. Please accept our...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Wines are great, simple place and definitely a small-house style winery keeping things at simple but with so much history. The Duck parade is beyond anything you can possibly imagine, so cute, great for the farm and great for the sweet ducks, loved it. Must...More

Thank Marcela B
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Hi Marcela B Thank you for visiting Vergenegd Löw Wine Estate! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at our farm and we hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Went to see the duck parade. It was cute to see. Funnier to watch the staff try and wrangle the ducks. Even had to get a kayak to go onto the lake to get them. Great for kids! Didn’t try the wine as it was...More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi youngtravellers99 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. Let us know how we can make that a 5/5 experience for you. Please do let our team introduce our wines and the unique story behind our farming upon your next visit! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed August 13, 2018

At 10:00every morning, the staff herds about a thousand ducks from the pond to a different area of the vineyard where this mass of unpaid employees spends the day providing organic pest control. When the people get to work the next day, the ducks are...More

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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Ohiotraveler037 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. We're delighted that you had such a great time here with us! Please visit again upon your next trip to SA. Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Big variety of fast foods and fresh produce to choose from. Interesting handmade leather and clothing items that are quite reasonably priced. Live music together with good Vergenoegd wines make for a laid back and relaxing time. Child and Animal friendly....More

Thank VirginiaA1359
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi Virginia A Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! We're delighted that you enjoyed our Family Market! Thank you for sharing your experience, we appreciate your awesome review. Hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Kristy L
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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Shirley S
May 14, 2017|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Shirley The Duck parade times are as follows: Mon - Fri: 07:00, 12:30 & 15:30 Sat - Sun & public holidays: 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30 The Family Market at Vergenoegd runs every Saturday throughout the year from 9am... More
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