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Address: Plaisir de Merle R45, Paarl 7670, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 874 1071
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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in keeping with its long-standing tradition of "classic...

in keeping with its long-standing tradition of "classic elegance", one of the Cape's best known wine estates is taking a novel approach when it comes to tasting exclusive wines in an exclusive venue. Come and enjoy the magnificent views and savour the best that Plaisir de Merle wines have to offer. Plaisir de Merle is a popular venue for private functions, weddings, conferences and exclusive "villa stays" in the historic Manor House.

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A class act

Plaisir de Merle is truly a pleasure to visit. Besides for the fact that the surroundings are simply stunning, the wines are exceptional too. It is obvious that the farm has a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
AndrissaFerreira
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Alberton, South Africa
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Alberton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Plaisir de Merle is truly a pleasure to visit. Besides for the fact that the surroundings are simply stunning, the wines are exceptional too. It is obvious that the farm has a long heritage and celebrates it through keeping the buildings and decor in its most authentic state. The wine tasting experience is very upmarket and classy with knowledgeable staff.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome awesome awesome! Will definitely recommend it to anyone that enjoys excellent wine. Will definitely be back very soon!

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1 Thank Gerrit V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect. There were no vines in the fields near the entrance and no other cars in the visitor's parking. We persevered and were rewarded. A beautiful farm, with gorgeous wines, friendly staff and fabulous old Cape Dutch farm house buildings in great condition. They apparently don't indulge in formal marketing but rely on word of... More 

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1 Thank Kevin M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

SImply a great wine tasting with the most excellent of wines. And we managed to get the 2nd last sparkling wine in stock- and its a winner! For me PDM wines beat hands down most of the other wines in the surrounding area..

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Worcester
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

One of the best wineries in the Cape. Cape Dutch homestead surrounded by old oaks and a view to die for. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable one does not want to leave. Plaisir de Merle wines are really wonderful, a tasting is highly recommended. Enjoy it with a cheese platter. Estelle is very knowledgeable and professional. Nothing is too much... More 

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Skiathos Town, Greece
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

By far one of the best winery in S.A. Not popular, no restaurant but a place to visit if you are interest about wine. The white wines maybe a little more interest than the reds but both very good.

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Thank Marmita S
Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

The views are amazing, the wine is not too bad. This would sum it up, the views alone are worth travelling for.

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Thank BenSymington
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

So relaxing and enjoyable tasting great wines under the trees with only the sound of nature. The view of the surrounding mountains is awesome .... well worth it

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Thank Carolyn B
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

This Estate was especially recommended to us to taste there reserve red wine. And we really liked it. We tried the cheese platter to combine perfectly with the wines. The service is perfect and the wines are very good. The tasting room looks very nice and the overall feeling is very good.

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1 Thank Adriaan1969
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic on every level. There are moments when you hate to review somewhere in case your undiscovered treasure becomes too popular. But in this case Plaisir de Merle is just too lovely to keep to oneself! Beautiful wine, gorgeous views, elegant building and furnishings and the most charming welcome you could ever wish for! As you drive up a... More 

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