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2017 Harvest time at Packwood Wine Estate

Wine harvesting is a very nerve-wracking and busy time for us all. There is lot's of risk and it involves delicate, unrelenting procedures that need to be done absolutely right. After all, this is the month of the wine harvesting that every wine estate lives and work for every day. "Our beautiful 2017 Pinot Noir grapes straight out of the chiller before being fermented..." The intense heat we e...
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December long stay accommodation special

Are you still looking for an accommodation special this Christmas? We are running an incredible long-stay accommodation special at Main House. The offering is a saving of R500 per day for any two week booking for 6 adults at the Main Farmhouse! Because we are ideally situated between Knsyna and Pletenberg Bay, we provide the perfect base for exploring this magical heart of the Garden Route....
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Fisanthoek MTB routes from Packwood Wine Estate

Fisanthoek MTB routes on your doorstep at Packwood Wine Estate When it comes to outdoor activities for adventure lovers, hikers and cyclists and nature lovers, a trip to the forests around Packwood in Fisanthoek are a must! We have world class mountain biking (MTB) routes and hiking trails right on the doorstep of Packwood wine estate just off the N2, at Harkerville. Packwood is nestled on the...
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Wine Tasting; here’s 10 Tips from Packwood

10 Wine Tasting Tips for your next visit to a wine estate We've gathered a few wine tasting tips for you to put into action when you next visit the Plett Wine Route. No doubt, these will come in handy whilst you sample some of our fabulous harvest wines during a wine tasting session together with one of our cheese platters. Otherwise use them whilst you're settled on your private deck at sunset -...
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Move Over, Stellenbosch: Discovering Plettenberg Bay’s Emerging Wine Industry

Source: AFK Travel Plettenberg Bay’s second Wine and Bubbly Festival afforded the rare occasion of having all the people who’d shaped this tall tale into a success story, together in one room, giving me the unique opportunity to learn every side of its fascinating history. Vicky Gent of Packwood has very similar sentiments; she and her husband are dairy farmers who also moved to Plett in 1...
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Anton V – Tasting and lunch – Dec 2015

Anton V – Tasting and lunch – Dec 2015
We recently went to Packwood for a wine tasting and lunch. I am a professional in the wine industry and regularly attend tastings at different vineyards. Packwood was truly a breath of fresh air, it is a truly unique concept and definitely worth a visit. The wines are unique and really expresses the terroir of the area. Ashley hosted the tasting, he is very knowledgeable and his outgoing pers...
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The new wine frontier on the Garden Route

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Plettenberg Bay wine route is fast becoming one of the Garden Route's top attractions. Its' recent hugely successful October "Plett wine and bubbly festival" on the beach is increasing in popularity too and helps to promote a number of beautiful wine estates in the area between Packwood in Harkerville and The Crags.  Read on about Graham Howe as he tastes his way around the new Plettenberg wine...
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Short Stay Accommodation Special at Packwood

We are running a short stay, 3 night, accommodation special at Packwood wine estate in low season (20th April - 10th Nov). Stay a minimum of 3 nights and get the last night at half price ( a saving of R450 - R1500 depending on which cottage you choose) as well as a saving on surrounding activities! Take advantage of this special offer now; be sure to mention the short special in your enquiry to ...
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Six days full of great holiday activity ideas and attractions near Plett at Packwood Wines

We've listed six days packed full of great holiday activity ideas near Plett that can be incorporated into our long stay special at Packwood Wine estate. There are so many attractions and activities on offer that most of our guests wish they had booked more nights. To keep everyone entertained, follow our itinerary below where we highlight all holiday activity options on and around the wine estat...
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Long stay accommodation special at Packwood

We are running a long stay accommodation special at Packwood wine estate during our low season (20th Apr - 10th Nov). Stay 5 & get a complimentary 6th night. We are giving away a complimentary 6th night which can also be swapped with a case of 6 bottles of Packwood Wine with our LONG-STAY SPECIAL Any of our guests staying for a minimum of five nights during our low season (20th Apr - 1...
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