Slaley Wine Estate

Wine Tours & Tasting in or near Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in StellenboschSlaley Wine Estate

Wine Tours & Tasting Cape Winelands

Where? Corner of R44 and Kromme Rhee Roads, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Western Cape

When? Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 16h30.
Saturday & Public Holidays from 10h00 to 16h00.

How? Call +27 (0)21 865-2123

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Stellenbosch, in Western Cape

Vet, ship-buyer and land owner, Charles Hunting, started the Hunting Company in 1874. Amongst his many ventures into aviation and defence and oil, they started making wine. When Martin Hunting moved to the Cape in 1957, he bought the Slaley property and in 1995 his son, Lindsay Hunting, took in 1995 and built a new cellar, bar and tasting room.

Only grapes from the estate are used to make the wine. Some of the early Hunting ships are displayed on the wine labels. Their range includes a fine Cabernet / Merlot blend, a Shiraz, a Pinotage, a Merlot and a Chardonnay. Their Broken Stone label orginates from a stone on the farm with “WCG 1751” inscribed on it. These wines have less wood and more fruit and are produced reductively with longer fermentations. They also have a more ‘social’ range. The estate also boasts 8 hectares of olive groves containing over 3500 olive trees which are 35 years old.

Slaley also host a Farm Market where kids can play on the jumping castle and leave parents to browse the fresh produce, gourmet coffees, wine, sushi and honey. Go fishing on the dam or motorcycle lovers can try the track out. Give their Leccino-Mission olive oil blend a try with its peppery and spicy flavour.

To view more wine estates in the region see Bottelary Hills Wine Estates or see South Africa Wine Estates for a general overview and links to other wine producing regions.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Stellenbosch

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The warmest hospitality awaits you at this working wine and rose farm in the Stellenbosch District. From your private bed ... more has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap