Stellenbosch dates back to 1679 and is the second-oldest wine producing region in South Africa.
No more than half an hour’s drive from the cosmopolitan buzz of Cape Town, here there is a relaxed, small-town atmosphere and leisurely lifestyle,
no doubt helped by the stunning natural scenery. The views over vineyards, mountains and orchards,
offer excellent photographic opportunities and provide a calming respite from the exciting pace of Cape Town.
The mild weather and unique territory is ideal for wine-growing and the region has amassed many international awards over the years.
Daily wine-tasting and cellar tours
are available at most of the numerous vineyards. Many also have restaurant and picnic facilities
to spend a leisurely afternoon.Classic Cape Cuisine Walk, Stellenbosch
Get a glimpse of pioneer life when you visit the oldest restored townhouse in South Africa, dating back to 1709. Follow the water furrows in search of the 'angel factory'. Reveal the story behind the Cape Dutch 'alphabet houses'. Travel back in time when you browse the oldest shop in town - the legendary Oom Samie se Winkel
.You will enjoy various tasting stops en route
. First you will do a tasting of indigenous teas servd with old-style rusks. You may get some traditional snacks (biltong and droewors) from a family run butchery.
Then you will go for a wine tasting
with traditional snacks at a trendy wine bar. The heritage lunch platter is served at the oldest hotel in the country and typically consists pf Bobotie, chicken pie, frikkadel with vegetables and typical condiments, all washed down with a glass of delicious local wine. Dip into a brown paper bag with nostalgic sweets
as you make your way down the old main road.
Finally, you will take a seat on the banks of the Eerste River to finish the tour on a sweet note, enjoying a variety of classic Cape desserts
with fortified wine, coffee and tea.Tour includes:
• 4 hour guided tour of Stellenbosch
• Services of an experienced English speaking tour guide
• Delicious food and drink tastings along the way
• 10am-2pm / 3km walk