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Simonsig

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Address: Kromme Rhee Road, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 888 4900
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Today
08:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 16:00
Description:

Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence...

Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan Family's devotion to quality and innovative winemaking.

Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa's premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town.

Tasting & Tours:

Taste and learn more about our award winning wines from our knowledgeable team at our tasting room, set amidst the tranquil gardens on the estate.

As a founding member of the Stellenbosch Wine Route, Simonsig enjoys widespread popularity and attracts visitors from all over the world.

With a cosy fire crackling in the tasting room during winter or flutes of chilled Kaapse Vonkel served on the cool, shady veranda during summer, we welcome our visitors to cellar tour experiences all year round.

Opening Hours

Tasting and Wine Sales

Mon to Fri: 08:30 - 17:00

Saturdays & Public Holidays: 08:30 - 16:00

Sunday: 11:00 - 15:00

Closed on Christmas, New Year's Day & Good Friday

Cellar Tours

Mon to Fri: 10:00 & 15:00

Saturdays: 10:00

Closed on Sunday, Christmas, New Year's Day & Good Friday

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USD 23.63*
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After reading lots of reviews about this place and the deciding to go on there content,I must say it was disappointing. I did the wine tasting in the small courtyard but there was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Dover, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading lots of reviews about this place and the deciding to go on there content,I must say it was disappointing. I did the wine tasting in the small courtyard but there was no interaction as she could not wait to tell us about the wine and disappeared,it was told just from memory. We had lunch ( booked) and sat... More 

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TheSimonsigTeam, Public Relations Manager at Simonsig, responded to this review

Hello Astrabod, thank you for your feedback. We regret that you did not experience the service Simonsig is renowned for and invite you to visit again so that we can rectify this. Kind regards, The Simonsig Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited many restaurants in the wine lands this has got to be one of the best. Our Waitress whose name I think was Dee was so friendly and pleasant. The food was excellent, the salads looked wonderful and didn't disappoint on taste. You need to go, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Tim J
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our host Abroan was the best and she was very generous with the pourings. The wines and the sparkling wines were a amazing and we had a lovely time! So happy we came! Definitely recommend this place!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service a\was good, and the setting very nice and there were a lot of people and small and large groups. When you order steak, that is what you get - steak alone on a large plate and a small bowl with it. If you order a hamburger, that is what you get, no chips. We ordered fish and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience at Simonsig! Service and wines are top quality our wine sommelier (Jean Geldynhuis) added greatness to the experience.. South African wines at its best!!! Will definitely be back 😊!

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Thank David M
Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyedthe South African MCC's at the pioneer farm for MCC and it did not dissapoint. As locals we were welcomed by the friendly staff and our champagne glasses were filled generously with our selection of three MCC's. One of them was out of stock and the staff substituted with a 2010 vintage Kaapse Vonkel (The normal tasting is a... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned again for some wine tasting with a friend from UK.... Although the price of the wine tasting has risen by R15.00 per person - (your wine tasting fee is returned if you purchase wine - which is fair) - it is SO worth the experience. The lovely lady in charge made us so welcome and was more than generous... More 

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Bolton, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can I begin by saying "Oooh-er charlietraveller2016! - who rattled your cage?" (see earlier review) As one of those horrible 'foreigners' - sorry ' wine tasting tourists' - who have the audacity to spend our hard earned savings, travelling thousands of miles to visit your beautiful country full of 'mainly' friendly people, all I can say is "take your head... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am an wine enthusiast and whenever in the Cape, make sure to visit as many farms as i can. Never have i ever given a bad review to a winery until this one. It is the most overrated winery i have ever been to. The only friendly person here was the car guard. I had dropped in to do... More 

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TheSimonsigTeam, Public Relations Manager at Simonsig, responded to this review

Hello @charlietraveller2016. We thank you for your feedback and apologize for your unsatisfactory experience. At the time of your visit we had two tasting options, an informal tasting where you collect your wine at the counter, and a formal tasting where the tasting room staff serve you at your table. We apologize if you were not made aware of this... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent customer service is what keeps me coming back, second year in a row. Simonsig staff makes you feel very special even if you don't look rich. Their wines are the best my favourites being Pinotage Redhill, Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc👌🍾. I must say I also loved their packaging their bottles and labelling is really the best in the... More 

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