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Whalehaven Winery

Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
+27 28 316 1633
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The Whalehaven Wine Experience Center is the first winery at the start of the R320 Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route, offering an array of award-winning, handcrafted wines that form the foundation of a sensory journey. Guests can discover a broad spectrum of wine aromas, whether it be floral, fruit, spice or wood notes. Golden Country Botanical marmalades and wine jams, created for Whalehaven by producer
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Feb 9, 2018
“Enjoyable, entertaining wine experience”
Jan 27, 2018
“Novel pairing”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
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+27 28 316 1633
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Great wines, excellent service from a very friendly, engaging and entertaining Tanja. She is perfect for the job and made our experience extra special with her charm and attention given to our questions and comments. It was a quiet afternoon so we were lucky to...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We did the wine purist and chocolate pairings. Good wines, and the chocolate pairing was quite interesting. The venue was really nice. The service was not great. The server was continuously distracted, forgot which wines we had requested to taste and we had to wait...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Good accommodating service and staff. The wines were really good and enjoyable. They have great vintage wines that boast impressive accolades.

Thank Melissa I
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

From the outside I first thought this was just another wine farm that looked pretty average. However, once inside the place was quite a nice surprise. The host there, a young lad called Chris was very inviting, and knowledgable about all the wines. This is...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Awesome and nice wine. The pairing of chocolate with the wine was magnificent. Can not believe how chocolate and wine can be so tasteful. I can recommend this to everybody that enjoyes good wine and chocolate.

Thank PietStander
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Family from Perth wanted to buy wine, they really loved the chocolate and wine pairing which was a unique experience for them. Service excellent, staff well informed and shared some very interesting history about the origins of their wines, shady parking under the trees.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I came here with my ouma and tannie for a wine & chocolate tasting. All the wines and chocolates were delicious and the pairings were bang-on. However, it took a long time for us to be served, although to the server's credit, he did warn...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Hardly got in the door ...and we were told to come back in 2 hours...they were too busy ....needless to say ...we did not return.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this experience. Quirky and fun . Well worth a visit. Excellent wines and unusual chocolates.

Thank debs086
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

So after tasting a bottle of Whalehaven wine at a friends house I knew I had to try more - thus we decided to visit their tasting room. Even though a lot of winefarms are closed on mondays we were surprised to find whalehaven open...More

Thank eonayt
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