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Bezalel Estate

N14, Upington 8805, South Africa
+27 54 491 1141
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Nice tasting with cheese

We had their wine+ tasting outside in the nice garden, together with a cheeseboard. The wines were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarcoNL87
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Venlo, The Netherlands
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Still the best

Came back as promised and must say it's still on the top of my list when I'm in the area. Lunch was... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
andries_steyn
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Roodepoort, South Africa
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Bezalel Wine & Brandy Estate offers visitors true Green Kalahari hospitality through our visitors center. Take an informative tour of our Distillery and learn about the ancient art of fine Brandy making. Sample our range of boutique wines, top quality brandies, delicious liqueurs and adventurous spirit products, accompanied by a Cheese & Preserve platter.Our small, if lofty, daily mission is to make South Africans proud of their great culture, specifically its wines and brandies, and secondly, to make those who don’t live here feel welcome. We do this by always focusing on quality, authenticity of origin, hospitality and family.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“northern cape” (4 reviews)
“light lunch” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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N14, Upington 8805, South Africa
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+27 54 491 1141

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had their wine+ tasting outside in the nice garden, together with a cheeseboard. The wines were ok and the fact you also got to taste their liqueur and brandy was nice. Cheeseboard was tasty. Staff was very friendly, still learning a bit but compensating...More

Thank MarcoNL87
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came back as promised and must say it's still on the top of my list when I'm in the area. Lunch was great and it's such a pleasure been welcomed by friendly well trained staff. Can't wait to come back again. Got some estate brandy...More

Thank andries_steyn
Martiens B, Owner at Bezalel Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Bezalel and thank you for the kind words, which are without a doubt the best motivation our staff and myself can ask for. I hope that your selected wines will be very enjoyable. The...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a gem, which we almost flew by in the heart of the Green Kalahari. It was a WOW! from pulling in for a light snack & a coffee. The ambiance was so warming & relaxing with the gardens of real interest & certainly more...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit,take the six products to taste,wines + brandy.Very nice,the person that tells you about the wines and brandys is very informative about his products.

1  Thank Pottie69
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I've been driving past for a very long time and decided to pop in. What a nice surprise. They have a stunning light lunch menu for the hungry. Also have wine and brandy tasting on the premises. They have a beautiful garden to sit and...More

1  Thank andries_steyn
Martiens B, Owner at Bezalel Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Bezalel Estate and thank you for your kind words. We might be a very old farm, but we are still a growing business and always welcome any feedback that helps us to improve our...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We really like wine, and we've probably visited at least over a 100 wine farms, but this was the first time that wine and brandy was explained to us in such a wonderful passionate manner. Martiens was absolutely amazing. I personally loved the wine and...More

Thank taniawilliev
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Tasting of 6 different wines at R120 per person. Cheese platters extra. Arrived at 12:50 were only served first round after 14:00. Left at about 16:15. In the end tasted only 5 wines, but by that time were so uncomfortable on the benches without backs...More

Thank SuzvanLog
Martiens B, Owner at Bezalel Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Bezalel Estate - and our apologies for any inconvenience or discomfort that you might have experienced during your visit - Your satisfaction and enjoyment is ultimately our only measure of success and as such,...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visited although their was some mediocre reviews on this page. Tasting room was beautiful. Crates on wheels with shelves was a nice touch and definately gave me an idea for hubby's next wood work project. Lady who presented tasting was well informed and had a...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The farm is nice and people friendly. I didn't personally like wine BUT it has very low sulphur which my wife likes and does not give her headaches.

Thank Leonpotgieter
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Bezalel is one of only two private cellars in the Orange river basin with the most divine assortment of wines one can think of. Wine to the taste of every one. The food and coffe are always great.

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Jordan V
23 May 2017|
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Response from Martiens B | Property representative |
Hi Jordan, unfortunately, the Tasting Room is not open on Sundays as we are not allowed to sell closed alcohol containers on Sundays under the Northern Cape Liquor law. We do however sometimes offer Wine Tastings to guest... More
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