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Haut Espoir Winery

Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 4000
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Half-Day Wine Sampler Group Tour from Franschhoek
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“gentle giant” (5 reviews)
“the owner” (4 reviews)
“wine tasting” (3 reviews)
Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 4000
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Reallllllly! Specify this. Business is so quete but your so special you don't need guests. What a waste of time.More

Thank Michellé O
Rob A, General Manager at Haut Espoir Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi Michelle. Sorry to read your review, and I would hate to waste anyones time, did you struggle to make a reservation or booking to taste with us? Even though it is a quiet time of the year, we still operate by appointment only. I...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had originally planned to just hop in and out of a bunch of different wineries all day but Rob is such an awesome host we just threw our plans out the door and stuck around tasting all of the different wines, got a tour...More

1  Thank ep00n
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best tasting we ever did! Very good explanation by the wine maker and she is very passionate! The wines are amazing as is the location!

1  Thank Katrijn_Jeroen
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We showed up right before closing and were told we could get a quick tasting. We did not leave for another hour! Rob gave us a tasting of their wine over 3 different vintages harvested from the same vines. I have never compared like that...More

1  Thank Andgaard
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This was the last estate we visited and even though it was the end of the day, the winemaker, Rob the "gentle giant", was still so welcoming. He took us around his wine cellar and spoke to us about the way he produces his wine...More

Thank 3njay
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This estate is a gem. The wines are excellent, and the fact that you find them in all the best restaurants in town, and Franschoek is the centre of fine dining. Rob, the owner is a giant of a man in every sense. His biodiversity...More

Thank hughparkes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

What a wonderful winery. We had the chance to meet with Rob, and he took so much time to meet with us for a tasting and tour. We LOVED the wines and our discussion with Rob. He is passionate about wine and the environment, and...More

Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Four of us visited the winery on a rainy Saturday and Marezonne gave us a great tasting experience. We even had the chance to taste straight out of the barrels and what was supposed to be a 1-hour tasting ended up in a 3-hour tasting....More

Thank Nakkiran
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Stumbled on this winery by chance while actually looking for another. What an amazing surprise it turned out to be. Rob was an incredible host, and it was more of a conversation and personal interaction than an impersonal tasting. Robs passion and his commitment to...More

Thank LandDInnovations
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Got a brief overview from owner who was very funny and nice! Our group then competed in a wine blending competition. Had a nice time!

Thank Lesley C
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