When most people think of Stellenbosch, the words, “wine tasting” immediately comes to mind. This is for no other reason than the Stellenbosch Wine Valley being known as one of the most popular wine valleys in South Africa.
There are so many different Wine Estates located around Stellenbosch, that it can be a difficult choice to make when you want to go wine tasting in the Stellenbosch Wine Valley.
Are you a Pinotage or Merlot drinker that likes a drier wine, or do you like the sweeter varieties such as Rose or Chardonnay? You can find all these wines at one of our favourite wineries in Stellenbosh.
Choosing our Favourite Wine Tasting spots has not been easy, there are over 140 wine farms located in the Stellenbosch Wine Valley.
Beyerskloof Wine Estate
Beyerskloof Wine Estate is one of the most popular Wine Estates located just outside of Stellenbosch. The Estate has a restaurant with a deck overlooking the vineyards where you can enjoy a nice Sunday Lunch. Beyerskloof has made its name as being the Pinotage king in the Stellenbosch Valley, that has won various
awards for this wine type. The perfect wine tasting venue for any Pinotage lover!
Location: Koelenhof Street, R304, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch, 7600
Spier Wine Estate
Spier is an award-winning wine estate with a variety of wines and a rich history. The farm dates back to the Cape Colonial Era and has some of the best preserved Colonial Buildings in the Cape. Spier Wine Estate has an award-winning restaurant where you can enjoy their award-winning wine varieties.
Location: R310 Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Delaire Graff is one of the most modern wine estates in the Stellenbosch Wine Valley. The Estate is known not only for their wines but also for their world-famous art gallery, jewelry store, two boutiques, destination spa, two exclusive restaurants and five-star accommodation. This estate will give the ultra-luxury wine tasting experience.
Location: Helshoogte Rd, Stellenbosch
Lanzerac Wine Estate
This wine estate is located in the town of Stellenbosch. Lanzerac Wine Estate is over 300 years old with a luxury spa, exclusive hotel, restaurant, whiskey and cigar bar and of course a cellar stocked with some of Stellenbosch’s best wines. When you are visiting Stellenbosch, this is a must-visit wine tasting location.
Location: Karindal, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tokara Wine Estate
Tokara Wine Estate is a well-known elegant wine estate located in the Stellenbosch Wine Valley. Visitors can expect award-winning wines, restaurant experience, and art sculptures. The estate has breath-taking views of the Helshoogte mountain and vineyards.
Location: Helshoogte Road (R310), Stellenbosch