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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
We came wanting both wine tasting and something to eat. We sampled the meat and vegetarian braais- both delicious and plentiful (sweet pumpkin fritters - fantastic) - and we sampled our own choice of four of their excellent wines.
An altogether wonderful experience- highly recommended.
Date of experience: February 2019
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019
Thank you very much for your positive review. We aim in balancing authenticity and professionalism! Glad you enjoyed our offering.
The website and the actual farm experience are two different things. There is no opening times on there website and facebook states from 8. Don't expect to get there at 9 and even be able to order a cooldrink. As far as feeding the farm...More
Date of experience: December 2018
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019
Thank you very much for your feedback. At Middelvlei we give personal attention to our customers' needs and expectations and we set our standards high. I am disappointed to learn that your experience was not aligned with our normal level of service. I will make...More
Visited without an appointment to do wine tasting. It was very busy when we arrived and we had long waits between tastings. We did not have lunch but it looks like a very nice place to have a good braaivleis with all the trimmings.More
Date of experience: December 2018
jmhm, Owner at Middelvlei, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019
Thank you very much for the feedback. Providing a good and efficient service to our customers is very important to us. Apologies that the service was not to our usual standard. Please let me know when you will be back for the Boerebraai and I...More
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
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!
Date of experience: September 2018
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....
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
Date of experience: July 2018
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!