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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 year was 1930. The swashbuckling heartthrob, Errol Flynn, was Hollywood's darling while astronomers discovered Pluto and Mahatma Gandhi embarked on the salt march to passively protest British...
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 Estate > Country side
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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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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
Average Price Per Person: R75
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...
Wine Tasting > Country side
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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...
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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We welcome you to The House of JC Le Roux. Open 7 days a week. Booking is essential.
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: R30
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 Estate > 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...
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 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 > 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 Estate > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R200
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 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 > 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 Estate > 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 > Suburban
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Autograph, South Africa’s newest bespoke Gin distillery and bar, aspires to produce limited volumes of handmade and individually crafted premium spirit products.   Distillery Road in Bosm...
Wine Tasting > Country side
Average Price Per Person: R50
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...

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