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Glenwood Vineyards

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Stunning views and great wine

We wondered past it by chance and were pleasantly surprised to find it open and welcoming. It’s... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Wazza5a
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Best vineyard we visited in Beautiful Franschhoek. Could have been set in the Scottish glens... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Scott M
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London, United Kingdom
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GlenWood is a very special place. Located in the little-known valley of Robertsvlei, a few kilometers from Franschhoek, close to Cape Town, the farm is surrounded by aspects of outstanding natural beauty. Using only the best materials and...more
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Robertsvlei Road | Robertsvlei Valley, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sadly a beautiful view and day was spoiled with average wines and an over priced experience, better experiences was found else where.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We wondered past it by chance and were pleasantly surprised to find it open and welcoming. It’s hidden in a valley a few kilometers from the main road. Absolutely beautiful! Lydia and the other staff were very friendly and accommodating. We had a wine tasting...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Despite advertising they were open and despite being a way out of town on a dirt road they disappointed by being closed ☹️👎🏻More

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Alastair W, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear tanyap810, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Glenwood. I wanted to apologise sincerely for the misunderstanding about opening times, no doubt caused at least partly by the time of year, and invite you to visit us again whenever convenient. Please...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Best vineyard we visited in Beautiful Franschhoek. Could have been set in the Scottish glens ( owner confirmed the setting informed the naming). Wines excellent, setting wonderful. Off the beaten track. My daughter and I cycled there. Neil the trainee sommelier very informative and engaging.More

Thank Scott M
AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Scott, Many thanks for your enthusiastic review of your brief visit to Glenwood. I am very pleased that you enjoyed our wines and the sense of being in the Scottish glens although, as we agreed, the surrounding mountains here may be a bit more...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great view. Heard about the wine. Went to buy and ship back to the Free State. But on entry no one greeted us. Staff couldn't even make eye contact. Stood around and left.More

Thank ColetteL226
AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Colette, Thank you for your visit to GlenWood last week. I must apologise profusely for your poor experience which was the result of a completely unacceptable level of service. The incident has immediately resulted in an internal investigation to identify the reasons and to...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 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 8 May 2018

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

Reviewed 3 May 2018 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

Thank Chris P
AlastairWood, Owner at Glenwood Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

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

Reviewed 29 April 2018 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 2 May 2018

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

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

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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