Boschendal Wine Estate, Groot Drakenstein

4.0
#1 of 33 in Wineries in Franschhoek
Take a guided tour of Boschendal Wine Estate, an expansive farm and wine estate (one of the oldest in the country dating back to 1685) with leafy gardens and sweeping mountain views. Learn about the farm's history on a tour of the homestead, view the cellar and vineyards, or take a walk through the rose garden. Visitors can sample a variety of wines, book picnics or horseback rides, and taste a meal made from locally sourced ingredients. Pay a visit to the estate's gift shop for a souvenir before you leave. Use our Franschhoek trip planner to arrange your visit to Boschendal Wine Estate and other attractions in Franschhoek.
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  • We did some research and found Boschendal as a must visit vineyard in Franschoek. We were not disappointed. The building and surrounding grounds were beautiful. We came for a simple 30 minute wine...  more »
  • A great day out to meet friends around lunch (best burger) attentive service with small attentions to detail that mad the experience all the more memorable  more »
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  • Their are numerous different reasons to visit the beautiful Boschendal Wine Estate - from staying in one of their beautiful cottages to enjoy a relaxing picnic on their big green lawns. My wife and I really enjoy their wine and we decided to take some friends there while they were visiting us from Pretoria. They have several wines and a number of different tasting options available including a tasting of their 10 year Potstill Brandy which I recommend you give a try. We really enjoyed the tasting, but I was a bit sad to see that they had moved the tasting area from outdoors under the big green trees to inside the manor house. The manor house is beautiful, but I preferred the outdoor open area with the beautiful trees and gardens surrounding you. Overall we still had a fun time and will definitely visit again.
  • Chose the 4 wine and 4 chocolate pairing and the wine was good however the chocolate wasn’t great. We sat outside in the beautiful estate. The staff were very friendly and even gave us some complimentary sparkling wine after accidentally mixing up the wine order.

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