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Boschendal

Franschhoek | Cape Dutch estate

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Families:  7/10 
Friends:  7/10 
Couples:  5/10 

Practical Info

Tasting fees: R20 for the tasting
Onsite: Cheese or Charcuterie platters Museum or Art Gallery Picnic area Gardens Gift Shop Restaurant on site Cellar visit

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Open everyday from 8:30am to 4:30pm

Boschendal, located between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, is one of the oldest wine estate in South Africa (1685) and offers a wide range of activities. Wander through the beautiful Rose or Herb gardens, take a step back in history while visiting the Manor House museum, enjoy a picnic basket prepared by Le Café on one of the manicured lawns, to name but a few... And of course, don't miss the wine tasting...You came for it, didn't you? Located in the oldest building on the estate and boasting a terrace under the shade of one of the oldest oak trees of Boschendal, you'll have the opportunity to taste a great range of wines. Be prepared to stay a long time at Boschendal!

Did You Know...? The daily vineyards tours offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thick of Boschendal producing vines with a guided adventure through an extensive patchwork of varietals. Booking required!

Wine Maker: Lizelle Gerber and Thinus Kruger

Established since: 1685

These are the cultivars produced on the estate...

White wines
  • Whites
  • Chardonnay
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • White Blend
Red wines
  • Reds
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Shiraz
Other wines
  • Others
  • Cape Classique
  • Dessert Wine
  • Rosé

On top of that, you'll find the following on the estate...

  • Restaurant: The Restaurant
    Open everyday for lunch
  • Bistro: Le Café
    Open everyday from 10am to 5pm
  • Cellar visit: By appointment
  • Art Gallery
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Baskets
  • Gardens
  • Gift Shop
  • Cheese Platter
  • Flowers

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