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“Superb wines and great ambience”

Thelema Mountain Vineyards
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$24.15*
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Vine Hopper: Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tour - Eastern Route
Ranked #30 of 146 things to do in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is one vineyard experience not to be missed. The drive down the winding dust road through the vineyards to the tasting room gives you the sense of being on a real farm while the tasting rooms are also right in the heart of the vineyard. The tasting rooms are sleek and modern yet still cosy with a lovely roaring fire (essential in the winter chill). The young woman conducting the tasting was knowledgeable and courteous and a real ambassador for the wines. The tasting covers both the Thelema wines and their Sutherland wines and this ability to taste the cultivars of two very geographically different terroirs is a real education. We came away with a selection of wines and will definitely get more. I particularly loved the hearty reds (the Rabelais in particular) and the amazing dessert wines. Then there's the viognier-roussanne blend - I could go on and on. a must!

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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We visited this winery on our recent tour of the surrounding wine farms as our gran had always spoken highly of their wines. The wine tasting area is fairly small, so intimate and therefore the staff can give you all the attention you deserve. The wines are fairly extensive in range and include their Sutherland vineyards collection. You must try the Rabalais ... their flagship red ! We purchased a number of wines and the case shipment offered, is effortless.

Thank Andre J
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just a great place, with great wines and a really good tasting room. Really enjoyed our visit and would reccomend a visit

Thank Derek D
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Reviewed February 24, 2014

Set in a somewhat 'no mans land' location, we were delighted we made it to Thelma, after a hefty afternoon of tastings and picnicking! Stunning location, great wines, happy and knowledgable staff.

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

The best wines we tasted in South Africa were from here.  (It was also randomly recommended to me by my doctor who is also a huge fan). We were talked through the wines by the friendly lady behind the counter who was fantastic and told us all about the winery.

We tasted a lot.  We bought two bottles but wish we had bought more.  It's a nice winery in a scenic part of Stellenbosch.  A lot of restaurants are BYO so it's worth buying a few bottles here for that too if you can.

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