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Dornier Wine Estate

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Address: Blaauwklippen Road | Western Cape, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 880 0557
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great Wine Estate! Lovely guest house. Enjoyed the wine and the amazing view! Definely one of my favourites.

Reviewed 11 October 2015
Susan E
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Great Wine Estate! Lovely guest house. Enjoyed the wine and the amazing view! Definely one of my favourites.

Thank Susan E
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Dornier Homestead for a night and was very, very pleasantly surprised by the Dornier estate. The house itself is an old colonial building that has recently (and tastefully) been refurbished but which still has many of its original fittings. The winery and restaurant serve a great selection of food and offer excellent wine tasting (which is... More 

1 Thank Ali187689
Piketberg, South Africa
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had a 80th birthday celebration with 21 people for lunch. The staff were friendly and professional. The service was excellent. The food was good, with all 21 of us served at the same time. We can highly recommend a visit to Dornier, Bodega restaurant, for a large party. The setting is beautiful too.

Thank Jean0803
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We went randomly this week end and had a really good tasting. Everyone of their wine was great ! Ended buying a few cases of the rosé.

Thank Cindy Kathy C
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Having noticed that Dornier was seventh on the top 12 architecturally designed wine estates in the world a stop was necessary. Wonderful service, from an extremely knowledgeable server. We were introduced to their tapas with a bottle of wine. Perfect combination with a perfect view over the estate and the majestic mountains in the background. Wonderful wine. This was my... More 

Thank Carla K
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Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch and did some wine tasting as well. The food was ok, no more no less and the wine tasting was alright. We tried five wines and they served them all in the same glass. Would have been nine with a new glass at least when you go from a white wine to a red.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Our party of 4 adults and 3 children spent 2 nights at the Dornier Homestead, since our son was celebrating his 40th birthday party at Dornier restaurant. While the large celebration was a huge success, and the food and service impeccable, the same cannot be said of the accommodation. We opted for staying on the estate because of the convenience,... More 

2 Thank Jill B
Lund, Sweden
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

There is nothing interesting or outstanding about this place. The effort from the waiter to provide anything but to pour the wine was zero. Some irritation when we didn't know from start exactly which wines we wanted to taste. Had to drag information from the waiter. Left feeling like a waste of time.

1 Thank Norrtillsoder
Toronto, Canada
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168 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

We visited here on our tour through South Africa. We took a private wine tour with a driver and stopped at 5 wineries in the area. We chose to have lunch at Dornier Wine Estate, and the view and ambiance was lovey. The service was great, the wine was flowing and the food was lovely. I am so glad we... More 

1 Thank Leah B
Asten, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

With great food and very nice wines, this winery is really worth visiting. The views are stunning and there is a nice kids playground. It is set up in a small way, allowing one to keep an eye on the kids, while enjoying the wine (what is not possible in every winery).

Thank BQ01

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