Stellenbosch East Wine Tour

Founded in 1679 by the then govender of the Cape Colony Simon Van Der Stel on the banks of The Eerste Rivier. During 1690 French Huguenot viticultural refugees settled in Stellenbosch and immediately planted grapes in the fertile valleys around Stellenbosch making it the centre of the South African Wine Industry. Stellenbosch has the largest number of wine estates in the Western Cape and created what is known as the Stellenbosch wine route. Establish in 1971 by Frans Malan from Simonsig , Spatz Sperling from Delheim and Neil Joubert from Spier Wine Estate. Stellenbosch is also a leading university town with roughly 29,000 students per year..
All our tours are customised, around our clients preferences including meals and especially lunches and with our intimate knowledge of our wine estates, provide the ultimate experience.

per adult from

$136

USD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Tours are offered including entrance fees, standard wine tasting and bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunches, alternative alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Oldenburg Vineyards, Zevenrivieren Road Banghoek Valley, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

    Oldenburg Wine Estate - This stunning property is a delightful surprise , tucked away between the mountains of the Banghoek valley , just three kilometres off the Helshoogte Pass Road in Stellenbosch - Owner Adrian Vanderspuy - Winemaker Philip Costandius - Annual wine production 6,000 cases - wines 80% red, 20% white - known for Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Zorgvliet Wine Estate, Helshoogte Road Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch South Africa

    Zorgvliet Wine Estate – situated in the Banghoek Valley dating back to 1692, it combines 17th century Cape Dutch architecture with many modern amenities. Purchased in 2002 by the Van der Merwe family, wine tasting takes place in the now restored Herenhuis. Owners Stephan and Izelle van der Merwe – Winemaker – Bernard Le Roux – Annual production 17,000 cases – Wines 60% red & 40% white – Known for Cabernet Sauvignon,Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon blanc – Restaurant Zorgvliet Picnic & Cafe` - Attractions – Conferences, wedding venues and 4 star lodge accommodation

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tokara Wine Estate, R310, Stellenbosch 7599 South Africa

    This beautiful wine estate on the crest of Helshooghte Pass was purchased by former banker GT Ferreira and his wife in 1994. Tokara offers beautiful views with award winning wines, brandy, olive oils, a gallery of fine art, a brilliant restaurant featuring one of S. Africa`s leading chefs as well as a large Delicatessen. Winemaker - Miles Mossop & Dumisani Mathonsi - annual production 55,000 cases – wines 40% red, 60 % white - known for Directors Reserve wines and fine potstill brandy. Simply enjoy one of the best

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch South Africa

    Thelema Wine Estate is a beautiful winery set in between some glorious old Oak trees near the top of the Helshoogte Pass, originally a fruit farm it was purchased in 1983 by Gyles Webb and now belongs to both the Webb and Mclean family Trust. First wines released in 1988, since then 50 hectares have been planted with Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Both their Chardonnay and their red wines have twice been listed in the top 100 wines in the world – Cellarmaster/Winemakers – Gyles Webb and Rudi Schultz – Annual Production 50,000 cases – Wines 40% red & 60% white – known for Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Delaire Graff Estate, Helshoogte Pass R310, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

    S. Africa`s most desirable art, hospitality and wine destination. Located on the crest of Helshooghte with panoramic views of the valley below includes beautiful gardens, two outstanding restaurants, a destination spa, luxury boutiques and a fabulous display of contemporary art. - Owner Lawrence Graff chairman of Graff Diamonds International - Winemaker Morne` Vrey - Wines 40% red, 55% white and 5% rose`- known for Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc - Restaurant Delaire Graff and Indochine. It is said that this is the most beautiful wine estate in the world facing the Wemmershoek Mountains, just indulge yourself

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We collect clients from any designated address in Cape Town and surrounding area including Cape Town International Airport and Cape Town HarborAirports
    • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa
    Ports
    • Cape Town Harbor
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Andy`s tours and shuttles

Activity ID: V-150863P6

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