Wine Estates & Winelands of the Stellenbosch Valley

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Stellenbosch Valley Wine Estates

Stellenbosch is a world-renowned wine route in its own right. Its natural diversity includes mountains and valleys, each of which has different climates, soils and water-retention abilities. Therefore, the array of wines that can be produced under these very different conditions is made even more expansive.

The Stellenbosch Valley Wine Route was established more than three decades ago, and continues to be a roaring success amongst wine-lovers, whether experts in the field or simply laid-back quaffers. Still, the actual growing of grapes for wine production started here some 320 years ago, so this region is an established wine land that is acclaimed the world over for its excellent red, white, rosé, sparkling and dessert wines.

Well-known wine labels along the Stellenbosch Valley Wine Route include Zevenwacht, JC Le Roux, Amani, Bottelary Hills, Meerlust, Bergkelder, Oude Libertas, Spier, Neethlingshof, and Welmoed. However, there are many more estates, each offering something different from the others; memorable in their own way.

Almost all of the wine farms offer wine tastings, and many offer cellar tours too. This enables visitors to get a taste of both the process and the product. Some of the farms are particularly idyllic and have restaurants or picnic spots (or both) to create the perfect ambience for a day of wining and dining with friends and family.

For more information about this wine route see Stellenbosch Wine Routes or view the individual wine estates of this region below.

Brackenfell Accommodation Brackenfell ACCOMMODATION Kuilsriver Accommodation Kuils River ACCOMMODATION Stellenbosch ACCOMMODATION Stellenbosch Accommodation Amani Vineyards Amani Vineyards Asara Wine Estate Asara Wine Estate Bergkelder Wine Centre Bergkelder Wine Cetre Bonfoi Estate Bonfoi Estate Clos Malverne Wine Estate Clos Malverne Wine Estate Dalla Cia Wine Estate Dalla Cia Wine Estate De Morgenzon Wine Estate Dewaal Wines Dewaal Wines The Company of Wine People The Company of Wine People De Morgenzon Wine Estate Dormershire Wine Estate Dormershire Wine Estate Jordan Wine Estate Jordan Wine Estate JC Le Roux Wine Estate JC Le Roux Wine Estate Kanu Private Cellar Kanu Private Cellar LOlivier Wine Estate Louisevale Wines Louisevale Wines LOlivier Wine Estate Lovane Wine Estate Lovane Wine Estate Meerlust Wine Estate Meerlust Wine Estate Middelvlei Wine Estate Middelvlei Wine Estate Neetlingshof Wine Estate Neetlingshof Wine Estate Overgaauw Wine Estate Overgaauw Wine Estate Saxenburg Wine Estate Saxenburg Wine Estate Skilpadvlei Wine Farm Skilpadvlei Wine Farm Spier Wine Centre Spier Wine Centre Stellakaya Wines Stellenbosch Hills Winery Stellenbosch Hills Winery Sylvanvale Vineyards Sylvanvale Vineyards Vredenheim Wines Vredenheim Wines Zevenwacht Wine Estate Zewenwacht Wine Estate Van Rhyn Brandy Van Rhyn Brandy Kyburg Boutique Wine Estate Kyburg Boutique Wine Estate Bottelary Hills Wine Estates Stellenbosch Berg Wine Estates Helderberg Wine Estates Meinert Wines Meinert Wines Usana Wines Usana Wines Anatu Wines at Stellekaya The High Road Wines The High Road Wines
Click on the wine glass on the map above to view details about the wine estate, or view the comprehensive list below of all wine-related things to do in the Stellenbosch Valley.
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Stellenbosch Valley Wine Route: Wine Estates & Tastings

Delaire Graff Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Situated on Botmaskop Peak along the Helshoogte Pass and once served as a lookout point for ships sailing into Table Bay Harbour. Farmers ... more information

Bubbly and Sweet Treats

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R1 to R100

'Remember gentlemen, it's not just France we are fighting for, it's Champagne!' ~ Winston Churchill, WWI . Imagine what Winston ... more information

Lovane Boutique Wine Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Beside the estate of Neethlingshof, you’ll find Lovane, a boutique wine estate. Their name originates from a Xhosa word U’Lovane which ... more information

Stellenzicht Vineyards

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Barendt Hendrikse was the first owner of Stellenzicht in 1692 when it formed part of a larger farm named Rustenburg. At the time, Simon van ... more information

Fort Simon Wine Estate

Where: Kuils River
How much (per person): Price on request

This estate in the slopes of the Bottelary Hills has 61 hectares under vineyards, experiences much-needed sea breezes and is quite ... more information

Audacia Wines

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

The 32 hectare from of Audacia can be found within the thriving wine region of Stellenbosch. You know that when a wine estate is located ... more information

Dombeya Wines

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Rianie Strydom took over the wine-making reigns at Dombeya in 2005 and she has continually brought fine wines to South Africa which has ... more information

Kyburg Boutique Wine Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R1 to R100

This boutique wine estate in the Devon Valley is owned by Fred and Rosmarie Reust who bought the farm in 1998. The decided to replant the ... more information

Delheim Cellar

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Delheim is situated in the Simonsberg region and is owned by ‘Spatz’ Sperling and his family. Its origins go back to the 1930s when Hans ... more information

Backsberg Estate Cellars

Where: Franschhoek
How much (per person): Price on request

Set in the garden on the sprawling grounds of the Backsberg Wine Estate, Backsberg restaurant is an alfresco experience during summer - ... more information

Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Where: Kuils River
How much (per person): Price on request

Zevenwacht is positioned on a historically significant site where the Tin Mines operated in the period before the First World War. The ... more information

Van Rhyn's Brandy Distellery

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Van Ryn’s began in Cape Town in 1845 and the distillery where the brandy is made was established in 1905. The original building is still in ... more information

Clos Malverne Wine Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Colonel JW Billingham originally named the farm Malvern Heights after the surrounding hills of Malvern in England. When Seymour Pritchard ... more information

Dalla Cia

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Giorgio moved to South Africa with his family in 1974 and it turned out to be the best move for him and for South African wine. He produced ... more information

Delvera Wine Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Delvera is way more than a wine estate, but an entire village in the vineyards. You will find so much more than just wine to sample. There ... more information

Thandi Wines

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Thandi began in Elgin in 1995 and its name is the Xhosa word for ‘nurturing love’. It is the first wine brand to receive Fairtrade ... more information

Longridge Winery

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Perched against the Cape Helderberg’s slopes, is a wine estate with breathtaking views over False Bay and the Stellenbosch Valley. ... more information

Mooiplaas Wine Estate

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Mooiplaas means ‘beautiful farm’ and is located on the northern slopes of the Bottelary Hills. The court’s messenger, Christoffel ... more information

Wine & Biltong Tasting

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R1 to R100

'Bil' means buttocks and 'tong' means strip in Dutch, together they term strips of lean buttocks meat which is salted, air-dried/sun-dried ... more information

Alluvia Winery

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): Price on request

Alluvia is truly a wine estate that has it all and then some. Only 6.5km from Stellenbosch, it is on the Helshoogte Pass in the Banhoek ... more information

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