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Plaisir de Merle

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Wine in the Winelands

Beautiful wine estate Fabulous wines Great pairings and exceptional service, when in the Western... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
dcrayston
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Beauty

Beauty in abundance. Small, cozy, intimate settings make for a great afternoon of tastings... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
JillN540
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Paarl, South Africa
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in keeping with its long-standing tradition of "classic elegance", one of the Cape's best known wine estates is taking a novel approach when it comes to tasting exclusive wines in an exclusive venue. Come and enjoy the magnificent views and savour...more
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Plaisir de Merle R45, Paarl 7670, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful wine estate Fabulous wines Great pairings and exceptional service, when in the Western Cape this is MUST see. Relax under the trees and listen to mother nature doing her thing. Highly recommend

Thank dcrayston
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for visiting us, we appreciate guests that visit our estate. I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our offerings

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beauty in abundance. Small, cozy, intimate settings make for a great afternoon of tastings, drinking and relaxation. It is a wonderful atmosphere, and the surroundings are breathtaking!

Thank JillN540
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your visit at our wonderful estate. I hope to see you soon again for another enjoyable visit

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Loved the wines here. Stopped for a tasting while on the Purple Line wine tram. I purchased a bottle of their Grand Plaisir red blend. Very bold, lovely! I believe we upgraded to a premium tasting here, and was well worth it (although on the...More

Thank Chiquita15
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Chiquita15 I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your visit to our beautiful estate. I have to recommend you for upgrading to our single varietal tasting - the wines are exceptionally good. I have taken note of your mentioning of the time...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

stunning venue over looking the valley. up market wines for a mature pallet. we did the fudge and wine pairing . this wine farm is geared towards red wine drinkers. definitely worth a visit .More

Thank Pierrescuba
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Wine Lover Thank you for visiting our estate. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our view as much as we do daily. I agree with you that our red wines are outstanding! Thank you for encouraging guests to sample our wines...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

On the Franschoek Wine Tram, we were limited to a certain time frame, but Cherié was fantastic in getting us wine, coffees, water and fudge. Wonderful Wine in a beautiful setting!!

1  Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here while on the Franschhoek wine tram and was really bowled over by the personal service we got when tasting the wine. This place does a decent MCC and the whites are also fine but it is the red wines that it stakes...More

Thank leslie1667
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Leslie Thank you for visiting us and I am pleased to hear that you have received a Plaisir de Merle style service! We will have Shiraz available soon, so a visit to us again, is a valid reason for Shiraz! Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This was our second stop on the wine tram, and it was probably the best! We were given a generous pouring of each of the 4 wines we tried, plus a bonus tasting of a couple of others that had been opened and we didn’t...More

Thank MFC31
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you for visiting Plaisir de Merle. I am pleased to hear that you have received good service at Plaisir de Merle, I hope to see you soon in the near future.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had high hopes for this visit, our 1st on the wine tram. It felt like the staff weren’t ready for us! Wine tasting was ok. Lovely buildings and beautiful views. We wouldn’t plan to visit again.More

Thank mol1
Estelle V, General Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you for your feedback. I do apologise for the poor impression that you have gotten from our staff. The matter has been addressed and I believe that the staff understand the importance of the image that they portray. I do hope that...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant visit to this vineyard today. GREAT wines, knowledge staff and beautiful views.More

Thank yummysteve
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Steve Thank you for taking the time to visit our lovely estate. I am pleased to hear that you have received good service from our knowledgeable staff and that our excellent wines were enjoyed by you I hope to see you soon in the...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

This was our first stop on our wine tasting expedition in Franschoek. What a spoil. We were warmly welcomed by the ladies in the tasting room. Showed to a great seat and chose our wine tasting options. The wines were amazing, I did the red...More

Thank NikkiSewpersad
Estelle V, Front Office Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Nikki Thank you for visiting us. I am delighted to hear that you have had a good experience at Plaisir de Merle today. Thank you for the kind words regarding our wonderful tasting room ladies, they are really passionate about our estate and what...More

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