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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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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 22.31*
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Vine Hopper: Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tour - Northern Route
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USD 40.16*
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Vine Hopper: 2-Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tour Pass from Stellenbosch

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Italians love South African wine!

We were a group of eight people, from Italy,two of us were underage, so they couldn't drink. We had chosen Simonsig more less casually reading our guide. It turned out we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Francesca M
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of eight people, from Italy,two of us were underage, so they couldn't drink. We had chosen Simonsig more less casually reading our guide. It turned out we were very lucky not only because of the kindness and the hospitality, but also for the beauty of the location and the quality of their wines. We found out... More 

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Thank Francesca M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was first stop of a wine tour booked with Cedric of Luhambo tours. A small group of 7 we were treated to 8 tastes. There was an all action start to the day which I'm sure you will enjoy if visiting. Living in the UK we were hopeful of purchasing some of Simonsig sparkling wines, the host soon sorted... More 

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Thank SycamoreCC
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This estate never fails to deliver the goods. Friendly, interested and attentive staff, with a good range of wines to suit all tastes. Wine tasting is reasonably priced and the available cheese board is of a good quality as an add-on extra. Heartily recommended.

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Thank TimnPam
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly and professional staff and a fun environment to visit. The wine adviser (Henrina Jordaan) was absolutely awesome as she was very familiar with all the details and really gave us a great wine tasting experience and super friendly and accommodating. We even left with a few bottles of wine!! The wine price list is very reasonable and the... More 

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1 Thank VaughnBotha
Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Not far from Cape Town...half a day trip... Not one of the big wineries but has history & very compact experience.

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Thank 357musam
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was a great wine tasting g experience with friendly and helpful staff. Loved the Cuvée Royals Blanc de Blancs - as good or better than many champagnes!

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Thank Mary D
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We enjoyed most of the wines offered for tasting and bought one for the evening. This was recommended by the wine agent we mostly buy from and it was a good pointer. Very quiet

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Thank Rusby1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very relaxed tasting in the sunny courtyard. It was nice to be able to choose the 5 wines you wanted to taste and to collect them from the bar in your own time. Good value compared to some of the tastings we did.

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1 Thank Chous7
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The service by management and staff was faultless. The food was plentiful and Gourmet standard. The pork neck and Designer Burgers were feasts for the palate. The birthday girl was invited to successfully splice off the top of a Champagne bottle. I ate the very best bread ever made and the cheeseboards were incredibly generous with homemade Melba toast and... More 

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Thank Larine G
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

You can spend an entire day at Simonsig with all that there is to do on this farm. Start off by booking an activity to cut the top off of an MCC bottle with a sword. You will also enjoy walking around the garden to read the outside museum pieces and various other old artifacts. The service was really good... More 

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1 Thank TheWineGirlCapeTown

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