This December holiday we’re daring you to take time to discover what the Stellenbosch winelands have in store for you. With more than 140 wine farms, the area is definitely saturated with many wine experiences for you to explore.
Keep an open mind and enjoy the various wine ranges and wine restaurants available in the Stellenbosch area. There is a winefarm experience to satisfy everyone’s needs!
Wine Tasting at Die Bergkelder
Wine Tasting at The Bergkelder
The Bergkelder includes wine tastings in their wine tours and also have daily wine tastings. They offer a selection of fine wines, focussing on Fleur du Cap. Wine Tours are R40.00 per person.
Cellar Tours and Cigar and Whisky Lounge at Asara Wine Estate & Hotel
Asara Wine Tasting
Asaraoffers cellar tours and produce 65% red and 35% white wines. It also features the Sansibar Africa’s Cigar and Whisky Lounge, which offers single-malt whiskies, fine imported cognacs and hand-rolled cigars and much more.
Le Pommier Petting Zoo
Family Friendly Fun at Le Pommier Wine Estate
Le Pommier is ideal for families, offering child friendly activities and menu. There is also a picnic area with a play area offering fun in the sun in the great outdoors. They offer an easy-drinking wine range, and wine tastings from R20.00 per person.
Wine and Chocolate Pairings at Bilton Wine Estate
Bilton Wine Estate
Try Bilton Wine Estate’s wine and chocolate pairings. Here you can savour the irresistible tastes of rich Belgian chocolate perfectly paired with their acclaimed wines. Chocolate & wine tasting for R50.00 per person.
Barrel Sampling and Personalised Wine Labels at Zorgvliet Wines
Zorgvliet Wines offers barrel sampling included in their cellar tours. The wine estate is set in the Helshoogte Pass and also gives clients personalised wine labels.
Farm Atmosphere at Middelvlei Estate
Middelvlei Estate is known for its hospitality and farm atmosphere, offers a personal, unforgettable and an authentic Stellenbosch winelands experience for the whole family. Brothers Tinnie and Ben Momberg are continuing the family’s legacy of winemaking by producing superb quality wines. The wine tasting fee is R15.00 per person with the tasting of 5 wines.
Children’s Juice Tasting at Spiers
Children’s Grape Juice Tasting at Spiers
Something different that introduces kids to the art of tasting is Spier’s Children’s Grape Juice Tasting. Children can enjoy a tasting of three different grape juices and an educational activity sheet highlighting the role insects play in the estate’s vineyards. Grape Juice Tasting costs R35.00 per child.
These are but a few wine estates on offer in Stellenbosch, go out there and explore the Stellenbosch winelands.