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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 > Beyond Stellenbosch
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THE WINE CELLAR The wines of Zevenwacht Estate are distinguishable by their finely crafted elegance and classic style. Our winemaker, Jacques Viljoen, honors the centuries-old wine-making traditions,...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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SylvanVale is the name given to the vineyards surrounding the historic Devon Valley Hotel. Built in 1947, the hotel is a well-known Stellenbosch landmark and generations...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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One of South Africa’s finest wine farms.......... Set on a working wine estate in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, lies a unique cult wine producer called Alluvia Specialist Winery....
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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
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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 Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Tucked into the exquisite Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch, Muratie Wine Estate, under the stewardship of Rijk Melck and his family, has been at the heart of a lot of passionate debate. This deba...
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Bottelary Hills Wine Centre serves as a sales venue and information gateway to all the products and destinations in the Bottelary Wine Route. This wine route is a sub-wine route of the Stellenbosch W...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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The history of Stellenzicht dates to 1692, when it was part of a much bigger property granted to its first owner, Barendt Hendrikse, by Governor Simon van der Stel in an area that would later become k...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
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Villiera is a family owned winery situated on the corner of the R304 and R101, dedicated to produce exceptional quality White, Red and Methode Cap Classique wines. Cousins Jeff and Simon Grier st...
Wine Estate (old) > Country side
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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
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Remhoogte wine estate is a small, family run estate in the heart of the stellenbosch winelands. Remhoogte Wine Estate is situated 4 km outside the town of Stellenbosch on the hills below the Simo...
Cellar Tours > Country side
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The Van Ryn’s Distillery, housed in a beautifully preserved historic complex on the banks of the Eerste River, is the only brandy distillery in Stellenbosch. It is also home to the world’s...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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The name M'hudi (pronounced "moody") is derived from the Setswana word, "Mohudi" meaning "Harvester".It is also the name given to a heroine of a great African story....
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 Estate (old) > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Gary and Kathy Jordan have been making world-class wines since 1993. Gary's parents, Ted and Sheelagh, bought the 146 Ha Stellenbosch property in 1982, and embarked on an extensive replanting prog...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's renowned wine region, Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the ‘Home of Chenin Blanc...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Welcome to our luxury Winelands experience at Delaire Graff Estate, a world-leading destination for wine, art and hospitality in an unrivalled setting. Designed with the discerning global traveller in...
Wine Estate (old) > Beyond Stellenbosch
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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...
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The Vineyard: Louisvale, one of the pioneers of Chardonnay in South Africa, is still solely planted to Chardonnay albeit different Davis clones. The vineyards are all east-facing and planted in an ea...
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Stellenrust was established in 1928 and stretches over more than 200ha of family-owned vineyards on both the Helderberg and Bottelary side of Stellenbosch.  The different terroirs are conducive t...

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