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“Excellent whites”
Review of Glenwood Vineyards

Glenwood Vineyards
Ranked #18 of 59 things to do in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: GlenWood is a very special place. Located in the little-known valley of Robertsvlei, a few kilometers from Franschhoek, close to Cape Town, the farm is surrounded by aspects of outstanding natural beauty. Using only the best materials and sustainable viticulturist practices, we have developed the farm over the past twenty seven years, winning numerous awards for our vineyards and our hand-crafted wines. Our credo, "simple, natural, quality", pervades our thinking across all parts of the business; simple, be it architecture, label design or the way we approach decisions; natural, be it the farming practices we use, the wine making process itself, or the replanting of indigenous fynbos throughout the farm; quality, be it of the grapes we produce, the wines we vinify, or the human relationships we foster on and off the farm.
Vancouver, Canada
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“Excellent whites”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

This estate winery is tucked away in the hills just outside of Franschhoek, but well worth a visit!

The setting is stunning. The service was exceptional. The wines were excellent! What more can I say?

We had a great experience sitting on the patio, soaking up the sun and the incredible views, and tasting the wines. The fee was R30 for 6 wines, which they waive with any wine purchase. We walked away with a few bottles of the Semillon and the Chardonnay...both varietals that aren't usually my favourites, but these were delicious.

Such a great find. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place!

Visited December 2012
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“TOP QUALITY WHITES”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

This is an idyllic winery. beautifully situates in a Franschoek valley.
The views are stunningly beatifull.
This is a winery where a labour of love has transformed the land.
Rows of roses front the vines.
The winery is a very professional place.
The tour is interesting giving simple explanations of the viticulture and viniculture.
There is a tasting of 5 wines produced in the estate with good tastng information on each wine.It is usually conducted by the very friendly owner.
This winery is about 5 miles from Franschoek centre off the Stellenbosch road.
Their wines are available in the UK
The Sav Blanc and Chardonnays are lovely and do not forget a special white their Semillion!visit.
This a lovely uncommercial winery

Visited January 2012
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