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Address: Klapmuts Rd | R44, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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10:00 - 19:00
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L'Avenir Wine Estate, established in 1992 with the legendary Francois Naude...

L'Avenir Wine Estate, established in 1992 with the legendary Francois Naude at the helm as winemaker, is situated along the R44, just 5km from Stellenbosch. We have a passion for producing high quality wines representative of local terroir, while embracing our international heritage. Join us for wine tasting & enjoy the rolling lawns.

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Best wine in Stellenbosch

We LOVED this place!!!!! Great wine quality and beautiful grounds. We could have spent all day here!

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Allyson S
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We LOVED this place!!!!! Great wine quality and beautiful grounds. We could have spent all day here!

Thank Allyson S
Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

On a wine tour we started at this one. Was really impressive with very good scenery. Wines were amazing with full explanations of each sample. Inside was very nicely laid out and our only regret was that we didn't have as long as we would have liked here.

Thank Kilwinnkie
Cave Creek, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Really enjoyed this stop on our guided tour with Tsiba Tsiba. The wines were all very delicious. In particular the Cap Classique Brut Rose 2014 was most delicious and worthy of purchasing. I will purchase this exceptional selection over and over. I find some of the 1 star'ish reviews of this very nice establishment very offensive and mostly immature. I... More 

Thank GreenChiliSmuggler
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The tasting room has changed completely. You now have a wonderful garden area next to a dam. The hospitality manager is one of the most entertaining and lovely persons I have met at any vinyard or similar so far. A kindness followed and paired with a humor that makes your stay not only an interesting wine experience but also almost... More 

Thank bheinrich73
Cape Town
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We booked a family picnic at this wine estate, situated just outside Stellenbosch on the R44. The location is a bit hidden away, so make sure you don’t drive past the entrance. The staff was friendly and assisted kindly with the phone booking. However, when we arrived we discovered that the restaurant had a standard picnic menu with limited options... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

What an amazing little gem! We had a fabulous time. Friendly staff, really great wine and a fabulous platter! The bread was still warm and everything was tasty. I will definitely be back.

Thank LadyPhee
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Definitely worth every minute spent there! The wines were absolutely fantastic, did not taste one bad wine, and its on the perfect location. The meat and cheese platter was delicious! The service was superb. I would definitely recommend a visit to everyone i know!

1 Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We recently had the pleasure of dealing with L'Avenir to organise an engagement for our daughter and her future husband. Your service and attention to detail was really appreciated. We all had a wonderful and memorable afternoon thanks to your brilliant service. The platters were perfect, wine was really good. The setting was perfect. We could not have asked for... More 

Thank Debbie S
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We were invited to stop here for a wine tasting and cheese platter. It turned out to be a most enjoyable afternoon. The platter and hot fresh bread was excellent and we were surprised by the range and quality of the wines. Not to be missed. Wonderful friendly service as well.

Thank Henk007777
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

L'Avenir is the perfect venue to sit and unwind for the afternoon. Sip on some of South Africa's best Pinotage and Chenin Blanc whilst overlooking the scenic lake and Stellenbosch mountains. The gardens are very well looked after. Order a cheese and meat platter - delicious at R180 a platter. There is a pinotage lounge and even function venue. Booking... More 

Thank TheWineGirlCapeTown

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