Stellenbosch is known for the most spectacular wine farms in the country. Not only does it have some of the best wines to choose from but also adding breathtaking views, and delicious meals. Stellenbosch – also known as Stellies – has a lot to offer from some of the top restaurants to fancy boutiques. However, we chose to explore some of Stellies most famous wine farms.
Explore Stellenbosch vinyards award-winning wines, whilst enjoying the magnificent view of the Helderberg mountains. There is a tasting room available with complementing charcuterie platters. Who doesn’t enjoy a snack with a drink. You can relax with a glass in your hand by the fire or sit outside in the sun.
Standard tasting (R30pp): Taste a selection of five wines from our Welmoed and Arniston Bay Infusions ranges.
Premium Tasting (R60): Taste a selection of five wines from our Credo and Stellenbosch Vineyards ranges.
Flagship Tasting (R80): Taste a selection of five wines from our Flagship and Stellenbosch Vineyards Limited Release ranges.
Food platters are available to pair with the tastings. For groups of eight or more, please contact our tasting room to book your reservation. Please ensure that bookings are made and confirmed at least 48 hours in advance.
Contact: Tel: +27 21 881 8062
Location: Welmoed Estate, R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch
Vredenheim Wildlife and Winery
Experience a superb range of wines with wine tastings either or paired with the excellent dishes at the popular restaurants on the estate. What makes this wine farm so special is the unique Big Cats Park, which is home to lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah and caracal. This is a different experience from other wine farms. Giving that there’s a variety of wildlife and game on the farm.
Tours are available at no extra costs.
Contact: +27 21 881 3637
Location: Vredenheim Wine Estate on the R310 / Baden Powell outside Stellenbosch.
Blaauwklippen has something for everyone, wine tastings, cellar tours, picnics, a family market, pony rides and many more. The market that is held every Sunday and is rated as the best family market in the Cape Town area. This is definitely a good spot for you and your family to enjoy.
Formal wine tastings can be conducted in various languages, and can accommodate up to 80 guests at a time. Informal wine tasting can be enjoyed inside our tasting centre with playground facilities available outside to keep the kids entertained. What more can one ask for?
Contact: +27 (0)21 880 0133
Location: Blaauwklippen Vineyards, P.O. Box 54, Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa
Peter Falke Wine Estate
This exquisite winery Peter Falke Wines in Stellenbosch, is unique and special due to it’s expansive lawns which are ideally setup with bean bags for an afternoon with friends and family, drinking some of the outstanding wines. Offering tasty cheese platters to go with your wine. If you want to bring your kids, there are plenty of space for them to play around.
Contact: 021 – 881 3677
Location: Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
Hidden Valley Wines
Sit back, relax and enjoy the wines Hidden Valley has to offer, pairing their wines with chocolate, cheese platters and they even offer olive tasting. These were specifically designed to enhance the flavours in Hidden Valley wines.
If you’re looking for a great spot to take your partner on a romantic pic nic or your family on special outing, Hidden Valley offers the Hidden Valley Wines picnic basket so, have a picnic at one of their secluded spots at the dam. Enjoy and embrace the beautiful nature with the people you love. The indulgent picnic basket includes a blanket and a variety of tasty snacks. Take note that the wine is sold separately.
A special feature added to this beautiful place, is the nature trail. This trail has been laid out so that people can wander around the dam. Enjoy the variety of bird species, insects and occasionally small buck or Caracals.
Contact 021 880 2721, email@example.com
Location Overture, Hidden Valley Wines, T4 Route, off Annandale Road, R44, Stellenbosch
Well there you have it, some of Stellenbosch most well-known wine farms. See you there!