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Trail runs in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch boasts some of the finest wine farms and off-road tracks in the Western Cape. If you enjoy taking in the beauty of the winelands, running on the single tracks in the forests, or simply just working up a sweat, the Dirtopia Trail Run Series is for you! All runs offer a 5-10 km track […]

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Let your kids share in the Stellenbosch fun

#1 Joostenberg Children can have hours of fun on the jungle gym, while parents relax at either the Bistro/Deli or Taproom. www.joostenberg.com #2 Butterfly World This tropical garden will be enjoyed by young and old. www.butterflyworld.co.za #3 Giraffe House Visit the well know giraffe, Gerry! Enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Easy and safe […]

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Pancake & Wine Pairing @ Uitkyk Wine Estate

  Now this is an absolute treat! What a brilliant idea it was to spend a Saturday morning at this lovely estate on a sunny winter’s day, enjoying their pancake and wine pairing with friends! When entering the magnificent Manor House, we were welcomed by the hostesses and offered a glass of bubbly. While waiting […]

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Markets in Stellenbosch

  Root 44 Market @ Audacia   A market to be enjoyed by young and old. Open on Saturdays and Sundays, come rain or shine!   Slow Food Market @ Oude Libertas    This market sells products that have been grown, raised, harvested, caught, preserved, handmade or transformed by the producers themselves.   Blaauwklippen Family […]

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Top Unusual Wine pairings in Stellenbosch

Chocolate & Wine Pairing @ Waterford Wine Estate Experience 3 of their lovely wines, paired with 3 different delicious chocolates. http://ow.ly/QSoP301jGIi   Cupcake and Wine Pairing @ Delheim Four cupcakes with exquisite taste combinations are paired with 4 different wines. http://ow.ly/Al8g301jHI3   Pancake & Wine Pairing @ Uitkyk Wine Estate A scrumptious selection of 5 […]

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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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