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Packwood Country Estate

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Knysna, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Packwood is a family and owner run farm and wine estate. Every cheese, salad and wine is made on the farm. The platters are delicious and home made, the wine tasting is personal, interactive and informative. Ashley is quirky and knows their wine inside and out. An epic wine tasting experience all round... and you cant beat the view! Go... More 

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you Heinie for your awesome post, we are looking forward to seeing you soon and sharing some of our new bubbles. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to do some wine tasting and loved the personal touch of the owner giving us the wines to taste and telling us their story. Stunning place and we enjoyed sharing a cheese platter and a bottle of wine. Delicious and yummy and a wonderful outing. Thank you.

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the wine farm. Spectacular drive to the farm, had high hopes. Arrived at the farm, felt very unwelcome. The lady told us that there are 5 people busy with tasting and that we had to come to the restaurant to taste. She told us she does not know anything about the wine, but can ask her if... More 

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Hi there, what an awful experience you had I am sincerely sorry, we have been very busy this week and short staffed, I think you can see very well from our other reviews that your experience is not the norm. If you are still in the area next week please come along for a complementary tasting, More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a tasting session and lunch on a wine tour of the area. The farm is a working dairy farm and in a quiet beautiful location. Having visited two other estates this was by far the best. The owner herself went through the wines with us (other estates let their staff do it). She was so knowledgable... More 

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Hello Sheelagh Thank you for your great comments, so glad you enjoyed Packwood, we try our best to please. Enjoy Franschoek and the rest of your holiday, we hope to see you again on your next visit. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went for the lunch platter and wine tasting. Was so so impressed. Really great tasting with some lovely wines, particularly the whites. Ashley was a great host and extremely knowledgable about both his own wines and the industry in SA. Then for lunch which was an extremely generous home made cheese platter, salad and ciabatta. It was all really high... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I held my 40th Birthday party at Packwood Country Wine Estate, by hiring their lunch box venue and it was an absolute blast! All my friends who travelled here from London, Dubai, Milan and Cape Town were so completely wowed by the venue, the views and the magnificent setting. Packwood also has various cottages to rent so they were all... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

So I'm calling it... Packwood had the best wines at the festival! I really loved their 2013 Sauvignon Blanc and the wooded Pinot Noir Rose! I hope to be returning to he area soon so I can stay at the estate!

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous comments, Plett has so many fantastic wines to choose from, we hope you enjoyed the festival and we look forward to seeing you at Packwood one day. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, great wine, amazing lunchbox and lovely staff! We were left impressed and satisfied. We will definitely visit packwood again when returning for holidays in the future :D 10/10 from me and hubby!

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your great review we look forward to seeing you again.. More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I'm visiting from the states and wanted to experience everything South Africa had to offer including a wine tasting. Packwood went above and beyond my expectations. I've never favored wine but still decided to give it a go and I'm glad I did. Although their selection was small they covered everything you needed to know about the different shades and... More 

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit to Packwood we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

A drive in from the N2, but worth it. Quaint little place, but enjoyed the tasting room and buying some delicious wines after a tasting of course. We did not have pairing available as there was a function in the main tent. You can book at this venue and then eat the locally produced goods and food from the farm... More 

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packwoodwine, Owner at Packwood Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review and great comments, we hope to see you back at Packwood in the future. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A taste of country living at its best, Packwood offers a unique experience, set in 1000 acres of pristine countryside, fantastic views over to the Tstiskamma mountains and down to the ocean, wholesome cuisine using produce from the vineyard, dairy and gardens, beautiful accom, an abundance of bird life, hiking, cycling, riding, shooting and fishing on the estate, tranquility, exclusivity and privacy coupled with home from home hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Packwood Country Estate

Address: Fisanthoek Road | Near Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: €71 - €296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Packwood Country Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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