Stellenbosch Wine Tours

Stellenbosch is, arguably, the 'home of South African wine', and with its winelands less than 30 minutes away from the Cape Town International Airport, it is the perfect spot to begin your exploration of the country’s wine regions. Start off by joining an insightful wine tour Stellenbosch has to offer (see below for some original ideas) and get ready to discover all the wonders of this area.

If wine tasting in Stellenbosch is the first item on your “things to do in South Africa” list, then you are in luck: you will have plenty of opportunities to do so while visiting the country’s unofficial capital of wine tourism. Join one of our selected Stellenbosch wine tours to go down the regional wine route, which currently boasts more than 150 wineries divided into five sub-routes: Bottelary Hills, Greater Simonsberg, Helderberg, Stellenbosch Valley and Stellenbosch Berg. 

Our local experts have devised some unique wine tours Stellenbosch has to offer that are fully-customizable to your preferences and needs. Their exclusive access ensures you can enjoy your time in the region’s winelands:

  • Taking in the panoramic view of the vineyards with Table Mountain as a backdrop, during a special “wine and biltong” pairing at a celebrated winery 
  • Appreciating olive oil during a comparative tasting among the groves of a high-end wine hotel
  • Admiring the wine estate’s impressive fine art collection while sipping on an exceptional glass of MCCs (“Méthode Cap Classique”, South African sparkling), and afterwards relishing on a gourmet lunch at the onsite restaurant
  • Indulging in a “wine & chocolate” tasting on the terrace of a luxurious wine farm
  • Experiencing the adrenaline-rush of a “wine safari” aboard 4x4 jeeps on a 120ha estate followed by a regional picnic among the vines
  • Discovering the ancient art of barrel-making with a cooper in the cellar of a renowned winery
  • Learn about the Cape’s first governor, Simon van der Stel and why Stellenbosch is also known as Eikestad or the ‘town of oaks'
  • Or anything else that you fancy! Our experts can organize the bespoke Stellenbosch wine tour of a lifetime for you, taking all of your specific requests into account.

Wine tours in Stellenbosch

There are many reasons to look forward to a wine tour in Stellenbosch: its hundreds of wine farms, its rich history, and an 'old world' meets ‘new world’ feel to it, make this fertile valley and its award-winning wines, mouth-watering food and world-class accommodation, a stop not to be missed on the South African winelands. So make sure you don’t: thanks to our close partnerships with the leading local travel agencies of this superb wine region, we have compiled the finest collection of wine tastings in Stellenbosch to make the planning of your next trip easy and hassle-free. 

If you don’t find the perfect one for you among our suggestions below, one of our local experts can help you create a fully-customized wine trip to ensure you have a memorable time in South Africa.

Take a look below for some inspiring ideas and proposals.

Tour Suggestions in Stellenbosch

You may also be interested in

OUR LOCAL TRAVEL EXPERTS CAN HELP YOU

Wine Paths Standards