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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
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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 > 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
Average Price Per Person: R950
MolenVliet Wine & Guest Estate  MolenVliet is nestled in the heart of the Stellenbosch Wine lands between historical Stellenbosch and gourmet Franschhoek. MolenVliet Wine Estate where Heaven...
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 Estate (old) > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R25
Warwick Wine Estate is a family owned and run winery that offers a high quality boutique operation. Warwick's wines, Gourmet picnic and Big 5 Wine Safari are a must to experience. It has been...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Lyngrove Estate offers a wide range of quality wines. Not only do our wines embody the rich complexity of the soils of the Cape’s unique winemaking region, but reflect the renewed South African...
Wine Tasting > Beyond Stellenbosch
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Home to the legendary Spatz Sperling, his family and a tribe of Jack Russells, traditional German gemütlichkeit is the order of the day at this charming property. Ensconce yourself in the cosy depths...
Wine Tasting > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R1 250
At the heart of this age-old Cape tradition Valley views with dark winter green and autumn gold The South African peninsula’s Mediterranean-type climate is perfect for wine production and the...
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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Kleine Zalze wines are marked by classical structure and complexity matched by a vibrant flavour intensity.  Discernibly South African in style, they are refreshing, beautifully balanced and well...
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....
Wine Tasting > Suburban
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Middelvlei Experiences Middelvlei Estate, known for its hospitality and authentic farm atmosphere, is situated on the slopes of Papegaaiberg, on the outskirts of Stellenbosch. Owned by the Momberg...
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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Vansha Farming (Pty) Ltd the holding company of Ridgeback & Vansha Wines and Ridgeback Guest House is located in Northern Paarl some 10 km from the towns of Paarl and Wellington. Located on a 62 h...
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 Tasting > Country side
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All wine estates in the Western Cape are beautiful and all have unique terroir. However, we believe that DeMorgenzon is the most extraordinary of them all. Our slopes rise from about 200m to near...
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...
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 Tasting > Country side
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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...
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,...

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