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DV Artisan Chocolate

Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0854
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Avoid if you hate chocolate...

A must visit if you love chocolate. A number of different chocolate styles and taste experiences on... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
GaryvE
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Dark chocolate tasting

Really great chocolate tasting experince. Enjoyed learning about the process and tastung chocolate... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Carla G
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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DV Artisan Chocolate is a 'Bean to Bar' micro batch chocolate producer. Situated in an historic Cape Dutch manor house in the Cape winelands, DV offers visitors the opportunity to taste their 70 percent cacao single origin dark chocolate from various growing areas around the world and learn more about their unique process, with views from the tasting room into the factory. With no added flavourings, vegetable fats or emulsifiers, it is a remarkably pure product in which the flavours of the cacao shine through.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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+27 21 863 0854
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

A must visit if you love chocolate. A number of different chocolate styles and taste experiences on offer, with more for sale at reasonable prices. My only complaint was parents allowing their young kids to run around shouting while one makes your way around sampling...More

Thank GaryvE
CornelldeVilliers, Owner at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing your visit and glad that you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Really great chocolate tasting experince. Enjoyed learning about the process and tastung chocolate grown in different region. Would definitely reccommend it!

Thank Carla G
CornelldeVilliers, Owner at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

We aim to make our chocolate tasting enjoyable and informative at the same time. It's really great to hear that you had a memorable experience.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

The chocolate tasting is a very impersonal walk around, read the card taste the chocolate and that’s it. Like nothing, really. You pay to taste ten or so chocolates and that’s it? Well no, that’s not it. Unfortunately the plates of chocolate are exposed and...More

Thank TonyBosman
CornelldeVilliers, Owner at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review. It is certainly not our intention for this to be an impersonal tasting and we encourage our tasting hosts to engage with our guests as far as possible, answering any questions and sharing information about our products,...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

As you walk through the doors the aromas of chocolate, intrigue your senses. There were chocolates everywhere, and I loved it. Not only can you purchase these yummy goodies at their store, but they also offer two different chocolate tastings, a Single Origin tasting as...More

Thank DBMadventures
Reviewed 21 January 2017

#darkchocolate #dvthinz #coffeeshots #tastings what more can anyone ask for! Loved it.. affordable, variety.. Did the shop in Franschhoek too, lovely experience.. had sorbet and ice-cream tasting and off course CHOCOLATE!

Thank Jill N
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A well presented and run facility, it was very interesting to find out the history and all the facts about my favorite food.

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great chocolate, great food, great wine, great view, nice people! We ended up there because of a rainy day at Cape Town and it was a wonderful drive. It´s a kind of "all in one" place.

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable price R25 to taste the different chocolates and learn about the company. Gift shop area as well as coffee shop .

Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

If i am not mistaken this was the place i went without knowing because i was so famish that i couldnt see straight. Well Cape Town itself is amazing. It is as others say, different from the rest of South Africa, and i liked it...More

Thank Anjarakas
Reviewed 26 August 2016

You arrive in the lushness of tall trees and greenery. You can smell the earth. Then you pick up other delectable fragrances....CHOCOLATE! You taste it's pure form, learn about all the qualities that make chocolate from where and how...special. We had a delightful gal, who...More

Thank Terragnu
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