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 vineyards 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.
Tasting Room hours:
Monday to Sunday, 09h00 till 16h30
(Except 25 December and Good Friday)
R50 for any 5 wines of your choice
Cellar tours are available by appointment.
Bookings are required for large groups.
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 center with playground facilities available outside to keep the kids entertained. What more can one ask for?
Wine Tasting – R79 (Per Person) Enjoy a selection of any 5 wines of your choice! (excluding Reserve Wine)
Macaron & Wine Tasting – R135 (Per Person)
Chocolate & Wine Tasting – R135 (Per Person)
Canapé & Wine Tasting – R225 (Per Person)
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
NO PETS ARE ALLOWED INSIDE THE TASTING ROOM
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 its expansive lawns which are ideally set up 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 is plenty of space for them to play around.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am – 7pm for Cheese Platters, Salads & Sundowners
Closed Good Friday, Christmas, Boxing and New Year’s Day
Group of 10 or more by appointment only
Group bookings will only be accommodated to a maximum of 20.
Formal portfolio wine tastings are conducted only in our Tasting Room and adjacent outdoor area
Informal lawn & bean bag seating – no formal tastings. Please order from our wine list by glass, carafe or bottle.
For bookings please e-mail; email@example.com or call 021 881 3677
You can pre-order your food & drinks when booking via e-mail or when you phone in to book.
Kindly note that our kitchen closes at 18H30
Estimated waiting time for food service during season & sunny weekends might vary from 30 – 40 minutes. Please enquire with your waiter/waitress re waiting times.
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 picnic or your family on a special outing, Hidden Valley offers the Hidden Valley Wines picnic basket, 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.
Open 7 days a week, from 9am to 6pm in Summer and 9am to 5pm in Winter. Please book for groups of 8+
Contact 021 880 2721, firstname.lastname@example.org
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?