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Glen Carlou Vineyards

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful spot

A beautiful spot with an amazing red wine cellar! You should go see it if possible. The chenin... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Superb Wine tasting

We visited Glen Carlou for an unplanned wine tasting on a Saturday afternoon. Their restaurant was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carryn J
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Glen Carlou's custom-designed cellar features an open-plan inner arena where visitors have the opportunity to gain insight into the vintner's art. To delight the eye, our attractive, wood-beamed tasting room offers panoramic views of the Paarl...more
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Exit 47, off the N1 | Simondium Road, Klapmuts, Cape Town Central 7625, South Africa
+27 21 875 5528
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful spot with an amazing red wine cellar! You should go see it if possible. The chenin blanc and the dessert wine was really good. We even bought the last one to take all the way home with us.

Thank KiaMarieHejlskov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Glen Carlou for an unplanned wine tasting on a Saturday afternoon. Their restaurant was busy, yet we were still greeted warmly and invited to choose a seating area for our wine tasting. Our wine ambassador, Portia, was professional, knowledgeable and a delightful lady....More

Thank Carryn J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Best way to spend a Saturday: wine tasting in the Boland. The last of the autumn leaves were still visible on the vineyards. We made ourselves comfortable on the sofas by the fireplace and enjoyed the wine tasting

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

It was a little effort to get there on a full program,but for this very special wine we made sure not to miss it

Thank mitzigrob
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This vineyard is a good bit out of Franschhoek so it is a bit of a stretch to call it a Franschhoek vineyard. However, it does sit a little higher up the pass so commands some nice views and picture opportunities on a warm day....More

Thank leslie1667
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The wines were excellent and the staff very superb in their knowledge of the wines and the farm. Enjoyed a lovely lunch at the restaurant. Staff was very friendly. Beautiful venue for a visit.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second last stop on the purple line and it’s well worth doing! I’d say it’s the most picturesque winery we saw during the whole day. The tasting is outside on a beautiful deck with the most magnificent views over not only the...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Take the Purple Line Wine Tram and visit Glen Carlou and enjoy the wine tasting menu. Not normally a white Chardonnay lover my mind was changed with the 2016 Quartz Stone Chardonnay in Prestige Range was delicious. The Classic Reds were also exceptional and would...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I feel like the title of my review really does sum my experience at Glen Carlou so well. My husband and I were leaving Franschoek (after a 3 night stay), and we ended up stopping at Glen Carlou on a whim. And i am so...More

Thank NikkiSewpersad
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Don’t be put off by this busy vineyard . The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and the wine tasting is superb. They have time to look after you and talk through the wines. One of the best we visited.

Thank Denisenixonjones
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