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The Rusthuiz Guide to Stellenbosch Life

Stroll down Church Street and fall in love with De Oude bank Bakkerji (www.decompanje.co.za) and share Fritz’s famous baked bread with your loved ones.

The historic part of Stellenbosch is definitely a “must see” when visiting Stellenbosch and what better way to explore the town than by going on tour with Hanli from Bites and Sites (www.bitesandsites.co.za).

You will not only see what Stellenbosch have to offer, you will also taste it. Be sure not to miss out on this one-of-a-kind food-lovers experience.

Stellenbosch is more than just a wine tourism destination, it is a way of life. There are so many Wine Farms to choose from that you will never be able to see them all during 1 visit to Stellenbosch.

A few of our favourites:

Drive through the scenic Devon Valley until you reach the beautiful House of J.C Le Roux (www.jcleroux.co.za) where you can enjoy a delectable glass of bubbly.

Food and wine lovers will most definitely have the time of their lives at Clos Malverne (www.closmalverne.co.za) experiencing their 4 Course food-and-wine paring while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Stellenbosch mountains.

There is no better way to enjoy the sunset as to unwind at Delaire Graff (www.delaire.co.za) with a glass of crisp Sauvignon Blanc on their “deck”.

Top class restaurants are to be found in Stellenbosch: Jordan (www.jordanwines.com), Overture (hiddenvalley.co.za) & Terrior (www.kleinezalze.co.za) are only 3 of many delicate options to enjoy a delicious fine dining meal.

With summer around the corner we can think of no better way spending the day at Warwick (www.warwickwine.com) with one of their Picnic baskets to be enjoyed with your family and friends.

For those who think Stellenbosch is all about wining and dining haven’t visited the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (www.capenature.co.za).  Put on your running shoes or ride your bicycles through these picturesque hiking trails and be sure not to miss the Ride-In coffee shop.

Can’t wait to experience the Stellenbosch life? No need to worry, Cape Town International airport is only a 30 minute drive away from the time of your life!