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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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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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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...
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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 Estate > Country side
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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...
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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 > Country side
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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...
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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 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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We welcome you to The House of JC Le Roux. Open 7 days a week. Booking is essential.
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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 > 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...
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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 Estate > 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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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 Estate > Country side
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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...
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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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Hidden Valley Wines is a gem to be discovered on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain near Stellenbosch and Somerset West.   We offer:  Spectacular wines Breathtaking views...
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At Knorhoek we nature red and white noble cultivars and blends to suit every palate and pocket.  Knorhoek was established in 1827 and is tucked away in a secluded, fertile valley.  Enjoy che...

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