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Wine Escapes

Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 83 453 2670
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An amazing tour with John!

We booked the half day wine tour with John in Stellenbosch and went to the vineyards Thelema and... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
n0alt
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Bremen, Germany
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Great memories touring with John

The five of us had a fantastic relaxing day in the care of John touring the wineries outside of... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Famousfive63
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London, United Kingdom
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Wine Escapes was born out of a love for South Africa, its great wine and a passion to share our wine culture and heritage. Our vision is thus to partner with various wine farms in building South Africa's reputation as a wine destination of choice. To do this we offer specialized, exclusive wine tours where guests are introduced to some of the best Estates and wines, whilst providing them with excellent service and hospitality.
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Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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+27 83 453 2670
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We booked the half day wine tour with John in Stellenbosch and went to the vineyards Thelema and L'Ormarins. John picked us up at our apartment and showed us around the beauty of Stellenbosch. This was our second wine tour with John in Stellenbosch and...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The five of us had a fantastic relaxing day in the care of John touring the wineries outside of Cape Town. Just what we needed at the end of a long overland trip from Zimbabwe. His knowledge of the wines and local history was exceptional...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

John arranged a great day for us, under challenging circumstance. The day started out chilly but our horse back ride in the hills warmed us right up. Then John selected great vineyards for us to visit, accommodating my wife and my pallets, which are quite...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We took a half day private tour with John. His knowledge and friendly approach made the afternoon extremely enjoyable. On hearing of our interest in organic wine growing he adapted to tour to include Avondale which was amazing. A really enjoyable and informative afternoon with...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

From the on time pick up in a comfortable van from our Cape Town Hotel to our drop off in the late afternoon, our wine tour was spectacular. John Grant is charming, friendly, extremely knowledgeable about the wines, the vineyards, the history of South African...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

What can I say about our day with John and wine escapes. John was prompt to pick us up and made us feel at ease. His knowledge of south Africa, cape town and wine is amazing, we didn't run out of things to talk about...More

Thank Nader I
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

John Grant guided us through what can only be described as a spectacular day touring three different regions (Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl) on our first day in South Africa. He promptly greeted us at our hotel, loaded us into his comfortable mini-van which was equipped...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

John picked us up in luxury and took all 4 of us ladies to Elgin for the day. We loved the informative trip over Sir Lowry's pass! John was extremely patient with us as our knowledge of the area and wines were limited. It was...More

Thank Lynn G
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We had a great day with John; kids loved the estates we visited and the kids activities, while we enjoyed great wine and above all John's fantastic knowledge and companionship. We can highly recommend a day with John!

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We had the best wine tour ever with John visiting 3 wine estates. The wineries were excellent choices with superb wine and beautiful views. However, the best part of the tour was John who was an excellent guide. Without John's knowhow we would have missed...More

Thank Johanna K
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Response from RayA435 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily I'm not able to enter the actual website address per TripAdvisor rules. Try "Googling" Wine Escapes in Cape Town and it should pop up for you. John Grant, the owner and director, did a fabulous job arranging our... More
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GeraldineScotland
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Sherry-Linn | Property representative |
Good day Geraldine We offer private tours tailored to your tastes and preferences, usually running from 9:30 until 17:00. If you click on the "website" icon at the top of this page you will find our contact details. We... More
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