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KWV Sensorium

57 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 807 3094
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A wine lover's heaven

Try the brandy and chocolate pairing, dive into a round of wine tasting, or just discover how the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Wine Weekend

What agreat tour and wine and brandy tasting I think this is a must visit spot so mush history and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Experience the art of wine and brandy at the KWV Sensorium - a beautiful & modern art space situated in the heart of Paarl. Taste KWV's award winning wines and brandies while taking in our impressive South African art collection. Free wifi is available which will give you access to our innovative digital platform. KWV's broad range of premium wines and brandies are also available for purchase.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
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“cupcakes” (5 reviews)
“nougat” (6 reviews)
“coffee shop” (4 reviews)
57 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 807 3094
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Try the brandy and chocolate pairing, dive into a round of wine tasting, or just discover how the fine Cape wine is made. Defintely worth a visit when in Paarl. And after the wine tasting, have dinner at Cascade Manor and enjoy the food that...More

Thank marcoina
Reviewed 30 October 2017

What agreat tour and wine and brandy tasting I think this is a must visit spot so mush history and information around the SA wine industry

Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed 30 August 2017

KWV is one of the most spectacular wines one can ever taste. During my visit to Paarl during 2016 Dec, I had the pleasure of visiting the KWV Sensorium, doing the wine tasting and pairing they had to offer it was an experience I will...More

Thank Nix N
Reviewed 22 June 2017

One can be put off by the location of this tasting. If you are used to other winerys, and being out in a bucolic environment, then you are put off by this environment at first. It is in town, right behind the KWV manufacturing plant,...More

1  Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 20 June 2017

KWV Wine Sensorium appeals to all senses... but, it does not offer vineyards and patios overlooking valleys. What it does offer is nougat, cupcakes, chocolate, cheesecake and all perfectly matched with some alcoholic beverages ranging from sparkling wine, to gin, to brandy, to amazing wines....More

Thank ADavis1977
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

3 adults in our party all opted for different tasting....pinotage, brand/chocolate and port/food.... and not one tasting sensation disappointed..... thank you for an enjoyable experience, now heading to the emporium to place an order!!

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We took a group of overseas friends for this informative tour of the facilities. The presentation was very professional and the fact that it could also be given in German to accommodate our visitors was an additional benefit. Rich history; well done !!

Thank Horst B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Clean and inviting !! Lots of different drinks to taste, you decide with sweet or cupcakes. An absolutely must!!

Thank marionettejacobs
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love to taste some wine with food pairing. This place, not as beautiful located as most of the wineries, even ugly, is too big and to professional and too much for mass tourism. The coffee shop is nice but that does not make it...More

Thank brokgoud
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

After visiting the website, we decided to experience the KWV Sensorium. On arrival we were told there was no opportunity for wine-tasting, and that we were free to view the art works and museum. We found the archive museum section very inadequate, and most of...More

Thank CherylT166
WineEmporium2014, General Manager at KWV Sensorium, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Unfortunately due to the change of ownership, we are still waiting for new liquor licences and had to suspend trading at the KWV Sensorium until it is sorted out. We do apologize for the inconvenience and do let our clients know that the KWV Wine...More

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29 June 2016|
Response from WineEmporium2014 | Property representative |
Good afternoon For the cellar tour, you need to come to the KWV Wine Emporium in Kohler street, Paarl. The tour includes a tasting of 2 white wines, 2 red wines, 1 sweet wine and 1 brandy. Tours are Monday to Saturday at... More