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Stellenbosch is a university town and wine-lover’s Mecca situated just outside Cape Town in the Western Cape. It is the largest of the Winelands’ towns and, as the second-oldest European settlement in the province, boasting a wonderfully rich history. In addition, it is also particularly picturesque. Its founder, Simon van der Stel, planted hundreds of oak trees, which remain tall and strong to this day, lining the streets and occupying the manicured gardens ... more.

5 Fabulous Things to Do in Stellenbosch

5 Fabulous Things to Do in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is known for its history and university, as well as its status as one of the main towns of the Cape Winelands in the Western Cape Province. There is so much culture here, creating an almost tangible buzz. While the local wine farms and estates are, without a doubt, some of the most popular attractions to those visiting Stellenbosch, there is plenty more to see and do.

After a tour of the local wine farms, the following five attractions are also well worth a visit … Continue reading

Stellenbosch Wine Festival

Stellenbosch Wine Festival

The annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival takes place usually in January. During this week various member wineries host special intimate events on their premises. The attractions vary from hearty stews, specialist tastings of timeless classics, quad rides and art exhibitions. Last year’s Wine Week was a huge success, especially as it allows visitors to mingle on a casual and intimate basis with wine makers and the other hospitable people who delight in throwing open their doors to visitors. Continue reading