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Vergenoegd Wine Estate

Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
+27 21 843 3248
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Half-Day Winelands Tour Stellenbosch from Cape Town
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Vergenoegd Wine Estate is a Heritage site and one of the oldest wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Easy access from the freeway and merely 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Indian Runner Ducks are used in our vineyards as a form of natural pest control, helping us to eliminate the use of conventional pest control methods. Our army of 1000 ducks parade in front of the Manor House on their way to and back from the vineyards and may be seen by guests on a daily basis. We also offer unique and personalized blending experience (coffee, olive oil, tea and wine) as well as breakfast, lunch and picnics. We host a weekly Family market, every Saturday live entertainment once a month, showcasing some of SA's best musical talent.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck parade” (79 reviews)
“duck tour” (7 reviews)
“hay bales” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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+27 21 843 3248
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the venues for the whole family. The restaurant for breakfast is very basic, with a choice of 3 meals. The duck walk was very interesting. The children seemed to be having fun at the play ground area. The wine tasting was...More

Thank happyphoto
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi happyphoto Thank you for dropping by! We're happy that you enjoyed your visit to Vergenoegd and hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fab time on the City sightseeing bus tour. This was the highlight. The wine was fabulous but even better was the running duck parade which takes place several times a day.

1  Thank keddekat
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi keddekat Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your City Sightseeing bus tour stopover at our farm! We appreciate your awesome rating and review! Hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth the visit to see the duck parade and learn about their role in pest control in the vineyards. The tasting was conducted by Samantha. She was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Still happy and smiling after a full day of conducting tastings!

1  Thank KLCR810
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi KLCR810 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we're delighted that you enjoyed the ducks and wine tasting! We hope to welcome you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming for a winetasting at a Saturday, we stayed for several hours. The winetasting went a little bit fast and the content was almost one zip, could be a little bit more. After the tasting we went to a small market with nice foods, delicious...More

1  Thank Tedhoek
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tedhoek Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd and sharing your experience! We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we will certainly look into your invaluable feedback regarding the duration of wine tastings and content. We appreciate your review and rating - hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vergenoegd Wine Estate has a beautiful setting and lovely atmosphere. Children will love the pigs, chickens and bunnies, not to mention the very special duck parade and feeding. We couldn't do the duck tour due to a timing issue with the parade that the receptionist...More

Thank Nettie1474
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nettie1474 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience! We appreciate your rating and invaluable comments and apologize for any shortcomings that resulted in anything less than a perfect visit. We will address the concerns that you have addressed as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the 10th Sept last year. There was a market and band. The wine itself is one of my favourite whites, and seeing the ducks is lovely. It's an easy trip from Cape Town, I'd recommend uber or a taxi if sharing and...More

Thank ShalnadaTraveller
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ShalnadaTraveller Thank you for your wonderful rating and review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit! There have been a few good changes throughout the year and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For only R10 you get to see the ducks that eat the bugs on the wine farm. It's a beautiful setting with breathtaking views and mountains in the background.More

Thank claire w
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi claire w Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to our farm! Your valued R10 contribution goes towards our Integrated Pest Management and Duck Research Program - the results of which are made available to other vineyards and farms...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh wow. Such a magical experience. A spur of the moment decision to go. We arrived just in time to see the duck parade and sit outside and enjoy wine and a deliciously prepared picnic basket. A highlight of my most recent trip to Cape...More

Thank Suzie K
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Suzie K Thank you for visiting, we're delighted that you enjoyed your Vergenoegd experience and look forward to welcoming you back soon again! We appreciate your awesome review and rating! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequent Vergenoegd, and simply love the farm atmosphere during the week. It's not commercialised, the wine is superb and staff really friendly. They had no problem switching out meat with vegetarian options on our tapas platter. We can recommend the dessert platter as well,...More

Thank Suzanne R
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Suzanne R Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd as well as your ongoing support! We're delighted that you enjoy your experiences and visits to our farm! We appreciate your awesome review and rating and we thank you for your invaluable comments regarding speedy drivers. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a really fun outing with some friends to go wine tasting and to see the market. There is an awesome stall with delicious organic chocolate (so worth checking out!) topped off with a rather crazy duck parade!More

Thank Nicky B
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nicky B Thank you for visiting our Market at Vergenoegd! We're delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your experience at the farm, the wine tasting and duck parade! Thank you for your wonderful review, we look forward to welcoming you back again! Kind...More

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Shirley S
14 May 2017|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Shirley The Duck parade times are as follows: Mon - Fri: 07:00, 12:30 & 15:30 Sat - Sun & public holidays: 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30 The Family Market at Vergenoegd runs every Saturday throughout the year from 9am... More
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Tracey W
30 December 2016|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Uber is safe and reliable!
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Byron Y
18 November 2016|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Byron Y No reservations required to see the duck parades or partake in a wine tasting! Enjoy!
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