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Glenwood Vineyards

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good winetasting

Last year we had the winepairing lunch, this year we came back for the winetasting. Theswiw was our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ekholland27
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Tasting experience

We decided to miss out on the wine tram and instead took an uber to Glenwood.The tasting experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andyb52017
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Robertsvlei Road | Robertsvlei Valley, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Last year we had the winepairing lunch, this year we came back for the winetasting. Theswiw was our winewaiter during our tasting. We added some glasses of Grand Duc to our tsting as the GD chardonnay is a favourite. Lovely tasting outside in the garden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to miss out on the wine tram and instead took an uber to Glenwood.The tasting experience consisted of 7 wines with mini food tasters followed by a main course with wine of your choice.It was brilliant !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andyb52017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings, in a big garden overlooking the vinyards. We received excellent service from a very knowledgeable gentleman, who knew all about the wines. We had a nice cheese platter to go with the wine tasting. Lovely! Recommendable!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karinsJ673TI
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KarinsJ673TI Thank you for your review about your recent visit to GlenWood. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Showcase Wine Tasting with the platter in our beautiful location. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Franschhoek. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money. You try 6 canapes with a wine pairing and choose one to have as a main meal. Nice location and relaxing. Was off a dirt road, but was fine in our small car. I personally didn't enjoy the mushroom risotto, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan-Emma1234
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dan-Emma1234 Thank you for your review about your experience at GlenWood. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Fine Wine & Food Experience on our beautiful estate, notwithstanding the dust road! We look forward to welcoming you back when you return to Franschhoek. Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the worst meal on our many visits to this beautiful country. The meat was inedible and on complaining was given another plate of indifferent sliced meat minus the side dishes. A couple of excellent glasses of their Chardonnay so it came as a surprise...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cornishtravel
Alastair W, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cornishtravel, Thank you for review following your recent visit to Glenwood. May I apologise most sincerely for your unsatisfactory experience. I was away at the time but I understand that my General Manager did try to make amends which you did not accept. Regardless,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for lunch and visited Glenwood through the blue wine tram route. This was stop number 4 and time to have some food on top of all the wine. The "food and wine experience" is a great deal. You get 6 wines...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marie P
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marie P, Thank you for your review of your visit to GlenWood while on the Franschhoek Wine Tram. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Fine Wine & Food Experience. However, I was concerned that our service did not at least match other venues...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018

We cycled here with our guide (at his recommendation) and we were not the least bit disappointed. It was amazing! We had the wine pairing lunch and absolutely loved everything. The views are beautiful, the service was excellent and the food and wine were top...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank McIntyres
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear McIntyres Thank you very much for your superb review of GlenWood. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit, noting particularly the beautiful views, excellent food and wines and quality service - these are the key dimensions of our offering which we try to...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

Spent a wonderful day at Glenwood , great service, Kids entertainment, live music awesome food. Great place for families with garden games available as well as face painting for young and old

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FHKlocal
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Dear FHKlocal, Thank you for your review about GlenWood. We are delighted that you enjoyed this day with your family and hoped that we created some extra special memories for you. We look forward to hosting you when you return for a visit. Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I visited Glenwood and completed a tasting menu, which gives you six tasters paired with wine. You then get to choose your favorite of each for a larger lunch all reasonably priced. All taster options were fantastic with some amazing wines. I really enjoyed this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EtaliSafari
Moniquedt1, Manager at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Dear Etali-Safari Thank you for your recent visit and review about GlenWood. Our Fine Wine & Food Experience is something unique to our valley and we are delighted that you enjoyed this experience with our amazing wines. We will convey your message to the waiting...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Less than average wines and truly terrible food. Location is nice and remote with a beautiful view. Would not recommend to go there.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 300sassis
Alastair W, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear 300sassis, Thank you for your recent visit to GlenWood and for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our beautiful location, but are disappointed that you found our wines to be less than average. Opinions about wines will always be subjective and we...More

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