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Will definitely be back

Middelvlei is one of my favorite wines. Very hard to find and not always easily available in SA. So... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Knapie
via mobile
Never disappoints

This was my second visit to Middelvlei and it never disappoints. The winetasting is fab and the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
721donnav
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The urban sprawl of Stellenbosch comes to an abrupt halt, in its south-western suburb of Onderpapegaai, when you enter the gates of Middelvlei. Suddenly, before you lies a beautiful vineyard-strewn amphitheatre overlooking the Bottelary Hills and...more
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Flamingo Road, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

We visited this wine farm today and had their braai for lunch. Included was snoek pâté on pot bread, lamb chop, delicious boerewors and pumpkin fritters ( the best I've ever had). The farm has resident goats, pigs, ducks, tortoises. The resident boerboel and sausage...More

3  Thank curlysueBedfordshire
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

To be honest, my braai at home is tastier. The meat at Middelvlei is very low quality and not much to rave about. The idea is great but the waitress serving us needs to decide if she really wants to be there or not.

4  Thank WendyR2595
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Middelvlei is one of my favorite wines. Very hard to find and not always easily available in SA. So being in CPT for the weekend we had to stop at Middelvlei. It’s small, it’s clean, staff absolutely friendly, food was good and of course the...More

Thank Knapie
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to Middelvlei and it never disappoints. The winetasting is fab and the food scrumptious. Love the farm style mugs for coffee. Love seeing the animals and the amazing view. Staff is great!

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jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It is always rewarding to hear that people come back and to top it all that the offering is consistent! Hope to welcome you back a third time....

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our family visited on 14 July for the wine-blending experience and lunch. Ben Towse and staff were hospitable, attentive and they took care of all details big and small to deliver a fantastic afternoon. We felt spoilt and welcome, and overcome by the beauty of...More

Thank UlrikeJanke
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review. I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your visit and I am particularly happy that the vegetarian menu was to your liking!

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere, excellent service, lovely staff. Something very South African- braaibroodjies and good wine. A unique experience. Go do it

Thank Johan B
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

I am so happy to hear that you have enjoyed this authentic food and wine experience at Middelvlei. Thank you for your positive review!

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day blending wine and a tour of the cellar. Ben was very knowledgeable and helpful! Excellent food. Would highly recommend!

Thank Miriam S
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review. It is always delightful to learn that out guests enjoy our hospitality. Cheers!

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This place was great and one of our favorite parts of our holiday! We went in late morning and did the wine blending experience. We made our own bottle of wine and got it corked and put our own label on it. The wine turned...More

Thank bpolach
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were a table of 9. Weather was fantastic for a braai day and best of all we didn’t need to do all the cooking! This was such a tasty south african braai meal, perfectly braai’d lamb chops, wors and chicken, the must have salads...More

Thank AdrienneBarker
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your positive review. tI is always good to hear that our guests enjoy our hospitality! Hope to see you back at Middelvlei real soon!

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

After a half day winetasting we used a nice boerebraai as lunch with beautiful wines and the new born Rooster of Middelvlei wines.

Thank Albert_en_Brigitta
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We have just come back from a days tour to the winelands - our tour included a stop at the Afrikaans Language Monument at Paarl, before heading to Franschhoek (a really quant town with lots to do and see) and then onto Stellenbosch. Had a...More

Thank geoffreyw884
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a family business that is part of a larger farming operation. It is several miles from center Stellenbach. In addition to conventional wine tasting and a brief tour the visit include the option of participating in a wine blending exercise using three red...More

Thank DLLinDallas
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your time at Middelvlei. It gives us great pleasure to see how much our guests enjoy the Blending Experience. Hope to welcome you on Middelvlei again some time soon!

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