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A history in wine

The town of Stellenbosch dates back to 1679 and the first vineyards were planted in 1679.  The Stellenbosch Wine Route was founded in 1971. Now known as the Stellenbosch American Express® Wine Routes, it is divided into five sub-routes and is the second-oldest wine producing region in South Africa, world-renowned for its award-winning wines.

More than wine tasting

With over 200 wine producers in the valley, this is truly the pulsating heart of the country’s wine industry, where both connoisseurs and novice wine-drinkers can equally enjoy the fruits of our vines.

Many of our cellars offer wine-tastings, tours and cellar door sales (many will ship wine right to your door), and some have restaurant and picnic facilities, accommodation, gift shops, art galleries, amphitheatres and even wildlife experiences.

Stop for wine-tasting, take a walk through the vineyards, go on a wine safari, blend your own wine and make a personalised label for your Cape Blend, or learn about the art of wine-making from the perspective of a local farmer.

Read more about the exciting and entertaining experiences that the Stellenbosch Wine Routes have to offer on the Stellenbosh Wine Routes Blog.

 

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Wine Tasting > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R1 250
Magnificent mountain views with dark winter green and autumn gold The South African peninsula’s Mediterranean-type climate is perfect for wine production and the winelands are at the heart of t...
Wine Estate (old) > Beyond Stellenbosch
Average Price Per Person: R25
Simonsig Estate celebrates a winemaking legacy of more than 4 decades, this pioneering landmark in the Stellenbosch wine region is one of SA's most prominent wine dynasties, noted worldwide for it...
Wine Estate (old) > Beyond Stellenbosch
Average Price Per Person: R20
The 300-year-old Morgenster Estate is situated near the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain in Somerset West and is renowned for its award-winning Bordeaux-style red wines and ext...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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The Latin name for Alto is a reference to the altitudes of our vineyards and the estate’s own aspirations of excellence. Since 1920, only four winemakers have crafted our portfolio of internatio...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Goede Hoop Wine Estate is situated off the old road between the towns of Stellenbosch and Kuils River, deep in the valley known as the Bottelary Kloof. The old farmhouse, rich in atmosphere, was built...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R1 000
Thank you for the interest shown in Zorgvliet Wines Country Lodge.  We are looking forward in sharing the splendid grandeur and our warm hospitality with you. We are sure you will enjoy this spe...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R5
Webersburg is a boutique winery that follows the classic French tradition of low production per hectare, controlled fermentation and high percentage of new barrels used with every vintage giving the w...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Our picturesque Neethlingshof Wine Estate in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands is flanked by the Bottelary Hills and Papegaaisberg Mountains. Along with the awe-inspiring manor house, our estate...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R50
The Tasting Room sits adjacent to the Wine Cellar, offering views of the conical Babylonstoren hill, Simonsberg and the Banghoek Mountains. The eye-catching steel-and-glass creation is a modern link b...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Damarakloof has been in the same family for over 200 years This portion of the original farm has not been considered arable for vineyard. Being that it is a flat surface, the owner, Mrs De Vos's...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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LovanE Boutique Wine Estate and Guest House LovanE is one of the smallest wine estates near Stellenbosch, situated in the picturesque Boland, neighbouring the famous Neethlingshof Wine Estate and...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Chabivin’s seed was planted in 2007 through a meeting with Hendrik Snyman, a young and passionate South African winemaker. Hendrik was working in Napa Valley, New Zealand and South Africa,...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Local terroir. Global Flair. From the sun-washed slopes of the renowned wine-growing region of Stellenbosch comes a world-class range of wines with a flash of new-world French inspiration.   T...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Le Bonheur, which means happiness, dates back to the 1790’s. Hand sorting the grapes at Le Bonheur has remained our tradition. This is one of the reasons why Le Bonheur’s wines are so acc...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
Average Price Per Person: R810
Le Pommier Wine Estate situated in the beautiful Banhoek Valley outside Stellenbosch just over the Helshoogte Pass. Le Pommier offer luxurious accommodation (self catering and exclusive rooms),...
Average Price Per Person: R50
Brenaissance Wine & Stud Estate “Join us on our journey to achieving our dreams”- Tom & Hayley Breytenbach Brenaissance Wine & Stud Estate incorporates several elements of ag...
Wine Tasting > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R45
Hidden Valley Wine Farm is a gem to be discovered on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain near Stellenbosch and Somerset West.   We offer:  Spectacular wines Breathtaking views Oli...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R0
Whether it's the personal dedication and vast experience of Rugby legend Jan Boland or the unique conditions of the Paradyskloof Valley, Vriesenhof undoubtedly provides wines of a superior, natura...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R85
Our range of reds and whites are produces with passion and the range includes two red blends and a sparkling wine. Our food is an unexpected fusion of flavours that will ensure that you have an unfo...
Wine Estate (old) > Town Centre
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Think quality, drink Stellenbosch! The Stellenbosch Wine Routes represent around 200 wine and grape producers within the boundaries of the Stellenbosch Wine of Origin classification. The Wine Rou...

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