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Glenwood Vineyards

Robertsvlei Road | Robertsvlei Valley, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2044
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A slice of perfection

I didn’t think after our first visit a couple of years back that it could get any better...but we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
busjgh
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Nice view Poor everything else

Having been to Glenwood Vineyards on numerous occasions previously it has turned into the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris P
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Robertsvlei Road | Robertsvlei Valley, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t think after our first visit a couple of years back that it could get any better...but we just enjoyed the most spectacular lunch and wine pairing at Glenwood. Phenomenal food, paired with their amazing wines meet to make the perfect combination. This is...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear busjgh, Thank you very much for your superb review of your visit to Glenwood and your enjoyment of our Fine Wine and Food Experience. I am particularly delighted that you were able to contrast this experience with your earlier visit and confirm that we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Glenwood Vineyards on numerous occasions previously it has turned into the most pretentious place to visit in the Franschhoek valley! Unless you pre book you can’t have lunch & if you book then only their very expensive wine & tasting menu. The...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chris P, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Glenwood. I was surprised and obviously disappointed with your description of your experience and felt the need to respond to your very specific comments as follows: "pretentious" is the antithesis of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to most of the wineries in the Franschhoek area and a lot of them have the scenery but the wines aren’t as quality as I hoped for. This one is gorgeous, has great wine and excellent food!! We came in for lunch and...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kellibaresall, Thanks for your very complimentary review of your visit to Glenwood last week. We can hope for no higher accolade than your "Best Vineyard in Franschhoek" based on your visits to most other Franschhoek wineries! Our Fine Wine and Food Experience is proving...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very memorable day probably the most enjoyable day of our trip to SA this time. Wine tasting with a difference, the food and wine pairings were absolutely delicious and great fun too ! The Vigneron selection Chardonnay was our favourite just superb...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear lucyluDerbyshire, What a wonderful review of your time with us at Glenwood, enjoying our Fine Wine and Food Experience! You have no idea how pleased our team was to receive the review and how motivational we all find it, particularly in terms of how...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

What can I say about GlenWood? An absolutely outstanding boutique winery set in an area of breathtaking natural beauty in Franschhoek. Our party of 4 were warmly welcomed by owners Alistair and Nikki who gave us a personal tour of the magnificent property that they...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Tunasan, What can I say to your wonderful review of your visit to Glenwood and our Fine Wine and Food Experience? I am delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much. It was indeed a pleasure to meet you and tell you our story, including...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Foodies will appreciate the unique (at least for me) concept for lunch. It was a menu fixe with a twist. There was an obligatory pairing of wines with small sample dishes (see photo): Trout & Sauvignon Blanc; Ceviche & Unoaked Chardonnay; Chicken Caesar Salad &...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Dear MarkLONDONUK58, Many thanks for the enthusiastic review of your visit to Glenwood and enjoyment of our Fine Wine and Food Experience. We are always most appreciative of all guest feedback to let us know what you think - we immediately share this with our...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

If you like wine and food then this is the place for you. This small out of the way winery has a unique experience. You are served 6 miniature dishes along with 6 glasses of wine paired to the food. The food pairing was smoked...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Retired_teacher_56, Many thanks for the review of your visit to Glenwood and our Food and Wine Experience. We were delighted that you enjoyed it so much and that you made the strong recommendation to others to visit. We have found that the unique and...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The current Food and Wine Experience is well worth a visit. Lovely scenery and peaceful setting as situated on the Robertsvlei Road well away from the busy Village Centre( and Tram Route!! ) An great opportunity to taste a selection of wine matched to appropriate...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Dear UKSwallows, We were delighted to receive your enthusiastic review of your visit to Glenwood and your enjoyment of The Food and Wine Experience. Our team is always very proud to be evaluated highly, particularly by guests from overseas, which your name confirms you as...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We had our small intimate wedding at Glenwood on 3 March 2018 and this was without a doubt the best day of our lives. The location is breathtaking, the staff is amazing and the food... oh my gosh, absolutely mouthwatering! Thank you to every single...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Noenst, Thank you so much for your extremely complimentary review of "the best day in our lives" and the contribution which we at Glenwood were able to make to it. I know that our team thoroughly enjoyed serving you and will be very proud...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Read about the wine and food experience in a local paper. What a great experience! We enjoyed the beautiful and peaceful destination and the very knowledgeable staff. The concept is perfect and we enjoyed the experience a lot. Every bite was great, my special requirements...More

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AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Silke S, Thank you very much for your most complimentary review of The Fine Wine and Food Experience during your recent visit to Glenwood. Our entire team is delighted to receive such positive feedback which we all appreciate, find most rewarding and are motivated...More

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