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Thelema Mountain Vineyards

Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 885 1924
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“cab sav” (4 reviews)
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Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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+27 21 885 1924
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"eucalyptus trees"
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"tasting room"
in 10 reviews
"cab sav"
in 4 reviews
"superb dessert"
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"great wine"
in 7 reviews
"wine range"
in 2 reviews
"bought wine"
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"wine route"
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"natural beauty"
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"stellenbosch wine"
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"tasting experience"
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"sauvignon blanc"
in 4 reviews
"wine making"
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"south africa"
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"different wines"
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"stunning views"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great visit and some great wines. The place is absolutely amazing, the old lady sold it to a major company with a view to not change anything They have not even cleaned and there are cobwebs around the windows and the authenticity of the...More

Thank Philbamber
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ThelemaWines, Public Relations Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Philbamber, thank you for your review. Are you sure that you did a tasting at Thelema Mountain Vineyards? We are a family owned winery at the top of Helshoogte Pass with a rather modern tasting room.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This is the best tasting room in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek and not only for the wines. Other tasting rooms are going through the motions. R60 for your 5 sips - cold and callous. The Thelema staff said not to worry about the number of tastes...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited and bought Thelema wine in the past. But it has been several years since last visit so good to be back. Louisa and Cresenda were great hosts and we lovend the tasting. Some wines however are still too young. But as I...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you Luisa Adonis for an excellent wine tasting. You made our day. Personal with finger tip feeling. This place is something extra. Perfection combined with true love for wine and winemaking. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Thelema Mountain Vineyards has one of the most exceptionally beautiful locations that I have seen on Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch! It is a family owned (and managed) wine estate and the home of both Thelema and Sutherland Vineyards wines. At the time of visiting Thelema...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Cute family owned winery. Enjoyed their cabs and was a big fan of the new rose they recently launched at their sister vineyard (Sutherland).

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Those who know Thelema wines will be already aware of how well balanced and sumptuous their wine range is but a visit to the vineyard is a treat. The tastings are well conducted and very informative. If you don't know just ask. The setting is...More

1  Thank StephenWi
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Crescenda Willemse hosted us for a very fine (and fun) wine tasting. She is a most personable and accomplished lady, and made our visit so much more enjoyable. We have been to many wineries all over the "wine world", and done the usual "tasting bit",...More

1  Thank TheRez
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ThelemaWine, Public Relations Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to have been able to make your visit enjoyable.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This must surely be on your list of estates to visit. We were a large group and made a reservation for the tasting. We appreciated our tasting being waivered when we bought wine. Great views, good wine. Worth a visit if you're doing the wine...More

Thank Emarie B
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ThelemaWine, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Glad to hear you had a good experience and enjoyed our wines. Hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I arrived with 2 tour groups and there was only 1 person doing the wine pouring and she lost track of what she had given me each time she came back to me. Too many tasters not enough staff, pity because the wine was good,...More

Thank eddieca
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ThelemaWine, Manager at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Eddieca Thank you for your feedback. Our apologies for your experience at Thelema - we would love to invite you back for a private tasting and farm/cellar tour, for two people, with our wine maker Rudi Schultz. Please contact us at info@thelema.co.za or 021...More

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