The Stellenbosch Wine Route is arguably one of the most beautiful, accessible and varied wine regions in the world.
Stanford Wine Route
Visit Stanford Wine Route if you can slow down enough to enjoy the tranquility and old-time charm that is Stanford.
Routes in the
Stanford Wine Route:
A wine region, that is small in numbers, but widespread – :
Stanford Wine Route Vineyards
- Walker Bay Estate
- Raka Wine
- Boschrivier Wine Estate
- Springfontein Wine Estate
- Sir Robert Stanford Estate
- Stanford Hills Estate
- Welgesind Cellar
Stanford Wine Route Distilling and Craft Beer
- The Jolly Rooster Fynbos Distillery
- Birkenhead Brewery
- Misty Mountains Estate Brewery
Reasons to visit:
Quaint and romantic, slow pace by design, quality wines, local grit and determination and friendly folk.
Best time to visit:
The Stanford region is wonderful year-round. You can expect sunny days in the summer months, unique flowers in spring, and rainy and crisper days in winter. All seasons, however, have their own unique charms. Nestled between Hermanus and Gansbaai this region is close to other great wine areas of the Overberg.
- Historical, charming, quaint village of Stanford.
- Walking tours and nature reserves,
- Craft Gin distilleries,
- Craft beer breweries,
- Game and wildlife adventures
Highlights on the route:
- Nature reserves, wine, beer and gin production
Things to do or see on the Agulhas Wine Route:
- Mountain Biking.
Several craft markets on weekends,
South African home grown:
Unlike most of the wine regions in South Africa, Cape Dutch architecture does not dominate the area, but by far by colonial English Victorian architecture.