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Herold Wine Estate

Montagu Pass, George, South Africa
+27 72 833 8223
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Excellent Wine Farm experience!🍷

Once again we had an excellent experience at The Herold wine farm. Great wine and an outstanding... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John O
via mobile
Enjoyable outing for a day trip

Took a scenic drive up the beautiful Montague pass and stopped at the wine farm for lunch. Rather a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenny C
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Centurion, South Africa
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“wine tasting” (29 reviews)
“pinot noir” (7 reviews)
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Montagu Pass, George, South Africa
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+27 72 833 8223
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once again we had an excellent experience at The Herold wine farm. Great wine and an outstanding cheese board. The farm is child friendly with a fresh atmosphere and an awesome drive up the Montagu pass. Regards John and Anneme Offen.

Thank John O
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit and review. It is not just about how many come in, but how many come back. See you again soon !!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a scenic drive up the beautiful Montague pass and stopped at the wine farm for lunch. Rather a limited menu on offer, but the cheese platter was excellent! Paired with a glass of vino and a balmy sunny day, it couldn't get better than...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning setting, excellent wines and such warm hospitality! This is a definite must visit if you are staying in George, take the scenic Montagu Pass. I highly recommend the delicious cheese boards while you are wine tasting!!

Thank Fiona W
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the cellar. We will have some new wines to taste that will be released shortly so please visit again when you are in the area, and of course the cheese platters....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

21 of us enjoyed the hospitality of Nico and Maureen at Herold Wines. Nico's knowledge of the growing, harvesting and bottling of the wines is extremely informative, a fantastic day out !! we all loved the tour of the cellar, the wine tasting and of...More

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the visit! We both enjoyed the Prime Time time spend with all of you.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

A perfect place to mountain cycle to - we explored the breathtaking Montague Pass on our mountain bikes when training for the Cape Town Cycle Tour. An average cyclist can achieve this (you do not need to be a super fit cyclist). Herolds Wines is...More

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

A big thanks to you and all the cyclists visiting the cellar and bistro. We are planning a 20 - 25 kilometer technical/not so technical single track through the vineyards and Fynbos to enjoy before heading down back to George.

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Drive up through the Pass has wonderful views. Yes the menu is not very big, but they have things that go well with wine like a cheese platter. Very friendly owners. We got to see inside the cellar, taste wines and step in the grapes...More

Thank Michelle W
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to have visitors who knows how to have fun. Thank you for the visit and review.

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had just climbed the old Montagu Pass road out of George, and heading down the other side, when we came upon Herold Wine estate. It was worth the stop. Knowledgeable and charming host and some interesting and surprising wines. We didn't stay for lunch...More

Thank Gary S
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the visit and review. See you next time....

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice to discover this small vineyard with so much passion put in it, it was cosy and we had the chance to do the wine tasting with Nico the owner. He took time to explain us all about his place and how hard...More

Thank Caroline P
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our small cellar/wine farm. Many guests "discover"us while taking a drive on the old and scenic Montagu Pass. We are very glad you enjoyed the visit and the experience at Herold Wines.

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Just returned from a visit to Herold Wines, what an excellent place. The owner was really knowledgeable and was happy to answer any questions about the farm and the vineyard. The wine tasting was perfect, a selection of six wines, no hassle, no pressure. We...More

Thank mark g
Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our small winery. It was great to have met you and personally spend time with you tasting our Estate handcrafted wines. I am sure you will enjoy the rest of your trip, and the wines !

Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the most picturesque journeys one could ever have , take the old Montagu pass through the mountains , stunning scenery , you will come to Herolds Wines ,where you can enjoy a traditional crafted wine vineyard where you can enjoy sampling some of...More

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Maureen F, Owner at Herold Wine Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Herold Wines. We are always thrilled to hear that visitors enjoyed their visit to our small tucked away vineyard and cellar here in the mountain. Hope to see you again soon.

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Johan G
Hi Nico, Our Skaam Skaap is finished - do you have more? Groete, Johan Genis
24 August 2016|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi Johan. Dit is jammer dat jou Skaam Skaap klaar is, want ek mag nie meer wyn onder die naam Skaam Skaap verkoop nie en jy het dus die laaste van die laaste gehad. Voortaan sal die wyn onder die naam Schaam Schaap verkoop... More
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Graham B
Hi Nico, We are looking to come by your winery tomorrow, can you confirm if any booking is required? Thanks, Graham
10 February 2015|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi Graham. We are open 10:00 to 16:00 and you do not have to make a booking. Regards Nico
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Chantal G
How much is this trip and how long does it last? please
10 February 2015|
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Response from HeroldWines | Property representative |
Hi thanks for asking! We do a small cellar tour and tasting of seven wines. It takes about 40 minutes. There is a R20 tasting fee that is waived if any of our wines are bought. Wine regards Nico
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