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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Where to Stay in Cape Winelands

The Cape Winelands region offers numerous overnighting options, including accommodation in Du Toitskloof, Franschhoek, Gouda, Groot Drakenstein, Klapmuts, Paarl, Pniel, Simondium, Stellenbosch, Tulbagh and Wellington, so whether you prefer to stay in an hotel, cosy B&B or a self catering holiday home, you're sure to find an establishment to suit your requirements.

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Stellenbosch Valley Wine Route: Wine Estates & Tastings

Simonsig Wine Estate

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

In 1688 French Huguenot Jacques Malan arrived in the winelands and signalled the beginning of a journey for the Malan family. The late ... more information

Klein Gustrow Estate

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

110 years ago, a father divided his farmland between his two sons. He drew the link from the Jonkershoek valley road, through the Cape ... more information

Overgaauw Wine Estate

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

Overgaauw wine estate was formed part of a larger piece of land owned by Abraham van Velden’s ancestors since 1783. When his grandfather ... more information

Lanzerac Winery

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

Lanzerac is a wine estate that had been recognised for hundreds of years as a symbol of luxury, quality and prestige. It all begun in 1692 ... more information

Hawksmoor At Matjieskuil

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

A restored historic wine cellar with a tasting room and wines marketed as ‘Hawksmoor at Matjieskuil’, this wine estate can be found on 220 ... more information

Bartinney Cellars

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

Once described as the most beautiful valley on earth by a Harrods Director who first established the estate in 1920. The Manor House speaks ... more information

Hazendal Wine Estate

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

Situated beside the Bottelary Hills in Stellenbosch is a farm where vines were first planted 312 years ago. 1994 saw Dr Mark Voloshin and ... more information

The High Road Wines

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

The High Road wines owners are Les Sweidan and Mike Church. They focus on making Bordeaux style blended red wines. They purchase their ... more information

Mostertsdrift Noble Wines

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

Mostertsdrift is a 13ha farm that can be found in Stellenbosch. If you’re driving along the R304, turn into Koelenhof Road and this is ... more information

Wine Tasting at Saxenburg Winery

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

Come and discover wines which been created by Nature and crafted by our Cellar Master, Nico Van der Merwe to produce that special quality ... more information

Wine Tasting by Bicycle

Where: Stellenbosch
How much (per person): R501 to R1000

South Africa's only carbon negative tour of the Winelands with Bikes ' n Wines. These tours are targeted at young-hearted and ... more information

Lievland Wine Estate

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

Lievland is a family-run wine estate which dates back to 1715. The cellar was built in 1823 and the Cape Dutch house in 1828, both of which ... more information

Zorgvliet Wine Estate

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

Zorgvliet Vineyard Lodge and Spa is an historic farm dating back to 1692 and was first owned by Casper Wilders. When Peter Rhymer took over ... more information

Rustenberg Wine Estate

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

Vineyards have been growing on this farm since 1682. German Roelof Pasman started his farm here and his grandson Pieter Laubscher inherited ... more information

Bellevue Wine Estate

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

The farm was first acquired by Christoffel Groenewald in 1701, but its name was only changed in 1851 to Bellevue. The Morkel family have ... more information

Louiesenhof Wines

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

Stefan Smit’s great grandfather bought Louisenhof which formed part of Koopmanskloof in 1896. Wheat, cattle and grapes were farmed and ... more information

Topaz Wines

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

The Topaz Wine Company is about more than just great wines. They will take you on journey in learning to appreciate, taste, serve and ... 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

Wine Tasting at Hidden Valley Wines

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

For those who love to go slightly off the beaten track in search of the lesser-known gems, then Hidden Valley is a place you have to ... more information

Neethlingshof Wine Estate

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

When making your way to Neethlingshof, you will have the pleasure of driving through an avenue of stone pines a kilometre long. Not only ... more information

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