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Herold Wine Estate

Montagu Pass, George, South Africa
+27 72 833 8223
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We had a lovely stay, beautiful, amazing view and close to explore other places. A place to unwind... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Strumpher
via mobile
Personalized wine tasting, small nice house with good light meals

The place is kinda small but this makes a lot to the whole experience. We had a very personalized... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steffen V
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Mannheim, Germany
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wine tasting” (32 reviews)
“pinot noir” (8 reviews)
“cheese plate” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Montagu Pass, George, South Africa
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+27 72 833 8223
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay, beautiful, amazing view and close to explore other places. A place to unwind and to reconect with yourself and your spouse.

Thank Strumpher
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is kinda small but this makes a lot to the whole experience. We had a very personalized wine tasting with the very friendly owner! They serve light meals, we had a cheese plate that was very delicious! If you are looking for a...More

Thank Steffen V
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting Herold Wines and sharing in our wine passion in "this off the beaten track" location in the mountain.

Reviewed 1 week ago

With my son a student farmer in George at Uni he sniffed out this gem of a farm. As other lament, you have to drive up the Montagu Pass, which is as usual in pristine condition and find the farm just over the top. A...More

Thank Grant M
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review we are very glad that you enjoyed your visit and our hand crafted wines.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a slow drive up the Montagu Pass to Herold for a wonderful, fun and relaxed day out. Herold is amazing to visit, have a wine tasting with Nico, and then a light lunch. The self catering cottages are also worth a stay over. Nico...More

Thank 247LiveLife
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review of our little cellar. We are very glad that the experience was worth the drive and the time!

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

What a stunning wine farm. The owners are so humble, wines and food is fantastic. My kids loved it. If you are looking for a quiet relaxing atmosphere then this is the place to go. I have been to many a wine farm and this...More

Thank Lee-Anne J
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the review. We are very glad that your visit exceeded your expectations!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

A trip up the Montagu pass is not complete without popping into Herold Wine Estate. We were made to feel so welcome by Nico and Maureen. Very unpretentious which is just what we like. Had a wonderful cheese platter and a few glasses of their...More

Thank Poodle33
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for the visit. We had a small problem with the name Skaam Skaap and had to change it to Schaam Schaap on the new labels to be released soon. But the wine is as good as it always was...

Reviewed 4 June 2017

From our arrival right up till we departed we were treated with excellent hospitality. It's low season now and felt like we were given a VIP experience. The tour through the cellar was very informative and with some funny jokes squeezed in between. Ask about...More

Thank Denise M
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the visit. It is always great if there is time to really meet visitors and spend a bit of time with them. It is not always possible though, making a visit like yours so much more special for us too.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Having recently moved from Natal to the Western Cape, we are really enjoying trying out new places and tasting some of the local wines on nearby estates. We have now had 4 trips up to Herold wine estate and taken visitors up with us. Each...More

Thank Margaret S
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for all the visits ! Hope to be treating you and your visiting friends the same next time.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Amazing scenery. Unbelievable peace and tranquility. A perfect setting to enjoy the warm hospitality of the owners. We stayed over for two nights, but would have preferred it to be two weeks. Really enjoyed the nature hikes, light lunches, wine tasting and our overall stay....More

2  Thank wynandg2017
HeroldWines, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We are always reminded by reviews like this one how privileged we are to live here in this beautiful place. Thanks for the visit.

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Once again we had an excellent experience at The Herold wine farm. Great wine and an outstanding cheese board. The farm is child friendly with a fresh atmosphere and an awesome drive up the Montagu pass. Regards John and Anneme Offen.

Thank John O
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thanks for the visit and review. It is not just about how many come in, but how many come back. See you again soon !!

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Johan G
25 August 2016|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi Johan. Dit is jammer dat jou Skaam Skaap klaar is, want ek mag nie meer wyn onder die naam Skaam Skaap verkoop nie en jy het dus die laaste van die laaste gehad. Voortaan sal die wyn onder die naam Schaam Schaap verkoop... More
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Graham B
11 February 2015|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi Graham. We are open 10:00 to 16:00 and you do not have to make a booking. Regards Nico
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Chantal G
10 February 2015|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi thanks for asking! We do a small cellar tour and tasting of seven wines. It takes about 40 minutes. There is a R20 tasting fee that is waived if any of our wines are bought. Wine regards Nico
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