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Stellenbosch Museums

Between the mountains lay the second oldest town in South Africa, our beloved Stellenbosch! Dorp Street itself is a national monument, boasting with one of the longest rows of surviving old buildings. Village Museum This museum consists of four houses, each of these beautiful homes represents a different time in the architectural development of Stellenbosch. […]

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Picnic @Zorgvliet

Not only is a picnic a very relaxing outing in the nature with friends during summertime, but also on a lovely autumn day! At Zorgvliet you have a choice between a few different baskets to be shared by 2 people, a family basket and also a basket especially packet for the little ones. Top ups […]

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SA Cheese Festival

Another very successful cheese festival was held at the Sandringham Farm. Thousands of people gathered around to taste a wide variety of cheese and wine. There were food shows held  in the marquee tents presented by celebrities such as Jenny Morris and Nataniël. Seating outside in the shade was provided for those who had enough […]

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Pinotage & Biltong Festival @ L’Aviner

Once again it was time to get together and enjoy some of the Cape Winelands best wines, paired with South Africa’s specialty snack – biltong! Everyone received a wine glass as well as a pairing card which allowed you to taste 18 different wines, paired with the biltong that matches that specific wine. You were […]

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More info regarding our recommendations when staying 2 days in Stellenbosch @ Rusthuiz

1st Day: Check in at Rusthuiz, your home away from home. While enjoying a refreshment you will be informed on how to make the most of your stay in Stellenbosch so that you will get to experience a bit of everything. You most definitely need to experience the winelands and a fun way of doing […]

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Our recommendations when staying 2 days in Stellenbosch @ Rusthuiz

1st day: Check in at Rusthuiz Tuk-Tuk Stellies wine tour Dinner at a lovely restaurant situated 700m from Rusthuiz 2nd day: Breakfast Explore town center Sparkling swimming pool Bite & Sites walking tour Dinner at another great restaurant, walking distance from Rusthuiz More info regarding each activity will follow in our next blog…

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Chocolate and Wine pairing @ Waterford Estate

Waterford is nestled in the beautiful Stellenbosch region. The water feature, that is visible from the moment you enter the property, assure a relaxed atmosphere. Different tastings are available and a cellar tour as well as a wine drive safari can be enjoyed on this estate. To all the chocolate lovers…they offer a magnificent chocolate […]

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Our restaurant choice for November 2015…Guardian Peak

Situated just outside of Stellenbosch, you will find the beautiful located Guardian Peak. From the moment you arrive your breath will be take from the magnificent views over the Stellenbosch mountains and vineyards. On a summers day you can enjoy your lunch on their veranda overlooking the vineyards with a glass of their most delicious […]

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Boland College Stellenbosch Career Day

The managers of Rusthuiz, Hannelise & Lynette, had the privilege to be invited as exhibitors at the Boland College Stellenbosch campus career day. There were motivational speakers (old students) who came to tell their story of what they achieved since they left college. Afterwards the students had the chance of walking around between the exhibitors […]

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SA Cheese Festival 2015

Yet again it was that time of the year where friends and family gathered for the annual SA Cheese Festival held at Sandringham farm. This year’s festival sets 2 records for the highest number of exhibitors at the festival as well as the most space occupied by cheese exhibitors in 14 years. You can feel […]

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