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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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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...
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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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 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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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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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 > Country side
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Avontuur Estate is a boutique winery and thoroughbred stud farm. The Estate boasts a modern tasting room where tastings of all Avontuur wines are conducted daily as well as a restaurant offering a med...
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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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 Estate > 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 > Country side
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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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The Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate is a world-class golf course, wine farm and up-market residential estate nestled in the rolling hills of the Bottelary Valley, just outside the famours picturesque...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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Glenelly is located in Stellenbosch on the slopes of the Simonsberg and was part of the original Ida’s Valley Farm, granted in 1682 to François Villon by Simon van der Stel. In186...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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South Africa's most revered wine growing region is Stellenbosch. Stellenbosch's most highly regarded sub region is the Helderberg, a unique, time honoured corner of the Cape Winelands that con...
Wine Estate > Country side
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Welcome to Seven Sisters Vineyards, Home to the Village Table Bistro - Group Wine Tastings - Conferences & Events - Seven Sisters & Brutus Reserve Range wines, and Founding Director, Vivian K...
Wine Estate > 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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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...
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We welcome you to The House of JC Le Roux. Open 7 days a week. Booking is essential.
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AN ENCHANTING PLACE FILLED WITH NATURE'S WONDERS. Set amongst majestic mountains, fertile valleys and surrounded by two mighty oceans, Mooiplaas Wine Estate and Private Nature Reserve boasts...
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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...

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