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DV Artisan Chocolate

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Address: Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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+27 21 863 0854
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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DV Artisan Chocolate is a 'Bean to Bar' micro batch chocolate producer....

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.

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Chocoholic!

#darkchocolate #dvthinz #coffeeshots #tastings what more can anyone ask for! Loved it.. affordable, variety.. Did the shop in Franschhoek too, lovely experience.. had sorbet... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jill N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

#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!

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Thank Jill N
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Darren P
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Ana B
Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 .

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Thank Adrienne M
Mozambique
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 a lot. Up to the point that i am returning there for n NYE and... More 

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SAN BUENAVENTURA, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 loved her job...it was evident. You see the operations of chocolate making all around you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you like chocolate, this place is a must. Chocolate tasting for virtually nothing. The chocolates were absolutely wonderful. Had to buy some to take back home and still found them delicious. Sadly all gone ! Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank Catherine1402
Cornell d, General Manager at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this review

So glad you could visit and that it was a memorable experience. We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments. More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place , chocolate tasting was so good staff are so nice and kind ,there chocolate is so good and yummy . Try it you will like it Dark chocolate fans goooooo

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Thank Abdullah S
Cornell d, General Manager at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for posting a review. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the experience. We have lots of new products coming out soon - hope you will be back to try to them on another visit! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Downstairs chocolate tasting and comparing complexities was a great activity on a rainy day! And the chocolate is excellent!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Have been here twice and done both the single origin tasting and the selection of different flavour chocolates. Well worth the time and ridiculously inexpensive. Last time we even very kindly got a private single origin experience provided in the basement room by Melissa for my mother as we had not booked and when we arrived they were already full.... More 

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Cornell d, General Manager at DV Artisan Chocolate, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit on both occasions and that you found it good value for money. Hope you will have many more opportunities to stop by. More 

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