Stellenbosch Wine Routes
The Stellenbosch Wine Route is the oldest in South Africa, and the well-established wine estates in this beautiful region are world-renowned for their award-winning wines. Stellenbosch Wine Routes represents more than 200 wine and grape producers in the region, over 150 of which have tasting rooms in their scenic vineyards.
One of the top six tourist destinations in the Western Cape, the Stellenbosch Wine Route has been divided into five sub-routes, according to wine styles, climate and location.
The sub-routes include the Greater Simonsberg, Stellenbosch Berg, Helderberg, Stellenbosch Valley and Bottelary Hills.
There are 148 wine farms along the route, many of them historical farms with beautiful Cape Dutch manors houses, gardens, hotels and fine-dining restaurants.
The Stellenbosch Wine Route is the oldest in South Africa where world-class wines are produced and have contributed to creating an international profile for this Boland university town.
Museums along the route offer a glimpse into the rich history of the area.
With views of the mountains and surrounded by vineyards, many of the wine farms host functions, conferences and opulent weddings.