Lazy Days @ Laborie Wine Estate

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The beautiful Laborie Wine Estate is situated in the picturesque town of Paarl with Paarl Rock as the backdrop. The huge granite rock is part of Paarl Mountain, meaning Pearl Mountain, and is the second largest granite rock in the world. The estate is welcoming to families with plenty of entertainment on the farm for all and they have ensured our little people are well cared for with activities to keep them busy while you visit this world-class Winelands destination.

The estates French history dates back to 1659 with the farm being granted to Frenchman Isaac Taillefert in 1691. Using their knowledge of French viticultural techniques the Taillefert family laid a solid foundation of vineyards and outstanding wine production that is evident today in Laborie’s wines of distinction. Laborie have an environmental approach to farming with a focus on sustainability. In 1977 the Manor House was declared a National Monument.

 

Taste at Laborie

The modern space, Taste at Laborie, is their renovated tasting room blending old world charm of the estate with today’s modern edge where the estates outstanding range of wines can be tasted . It is the perfect space for a relaxed afternoon of wine tasting, wine pairing, food and delicious pizza’s with beautiful views and kids are welcomed.

There are Four Wine Pairing options: Chocolate and Wine; Olives and Wine; Charcuterie and Wine; and Cheescake and MCC Sparkling Wine. Estate wines and Sparkling Wine are also available to order by the glass or bottle, and they serve juice for the kids. Kids can join in on the tasting experience with a grape juice tasting. On the menu they serve delicious wood-fired thin based Pizza’s and they have Gluten Free and Banting bases available. They also serve a selection of main meals, kids meals and desserts.

 

Kid’s tables are located on the veranda with colouring books and crayons, and they can order a doughball to play with. Across from the tasting veranda is a jungle gym, it is across a farm road, but still in sight of the tasting area so more suitable for competent climbers who do not need to be supervised, or parents can sit at the tables and chairs provided on the lawn area with the kids and enjoy their glass of wine. The vibe is relaxed, the service professional and friendly and the focus on a fun family experience at this fabulous Winelands destination.

 

This is the perfect space for a relaxed afternoon of wine and pizza with the kids 🙂

Taste @ Laborie Opening Hours:
SUMMER: October – May:
Sunday & Monday 11am – 5pm;
Tuesday to Saturday 11am – 8pm
Tasting Room: Monday to Sunday 9am – 5pm

WINTER: June – September:
Monday to Sunday 9am – 5pm

Harvest at Laborie

Harvest at Laborie is the estates highly acclaimed restaurant serving contemporary South African cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is child friendly with a lovely, natural wood jungle gym and slide and beautiful lawns in front of the restaurant providing lots of space for play.

 

Harvest @ Laborie Opening Hours:
SUMMER: October to April
Lunch: Tuesday to Sunday 12pm – 3pm (Closed on Mondays)
Dinner: Thursday to Saturday: 6pm – 9pm

WINTER: May to September
Lunch: Tuesday to Sunday 12pm – 3pm (Closed on Mondays)
Dinner: Friday and Saturdays: 6m – 9pm

Bar di Bar

This is the ultimate Craft Beer bar with a traditional VW Combi as the Bar, Juke Box and Pac Man! This quirky 1970’s space is the perfect place to enjoy some downtime and after work drinks. A bar menu and Pizza is served.

 

Bar di Bar
Mondays: CLOSED
SUMMER: October – April
Tuesday to Saturday: 11am – late (kitchen closes at 8pm); Sunday: 11am – 5pm

WINTER: May to September
Tuesday to Thursday: 12pm – 7pm; Friday: 12pm – 8pm; Saturday: 11am – 8pm; Sunday: 12 – 7 pm (kitchen closes at 5pm)

Laborie Wine Estate offers a selection of Luxury Accommodation styled in elegant Cape French décor.

 

Taillefer Road, Paarl | Tel: 021-807 3390 | www.laboriewines.co.za

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