The Stellenbosch Wine Festival (presented by Pick n Pay) is a three-day lifestyle festival that showcases hundreds of Stellenbosch wines from award-winning producers to small boutique wineries.
With this in mind, we thought we’d share some facts about The Stellenbosch Wine Route:
Stellenbosch is virtually surrounded by beautiful mountains. They are the Helderberg, Stellenbosch Mountain, Jonkershoek Valley and Simonsberg, which is connected to Botmaskop and the rest of the Jonkershoek mountains by the saddle of Helshoogte
South Africa currently has 101,957 hectares under vines, of which approximately 18% is planted in the wine of origin Stellenbosch region
Stellenbosch Wine Routes was the first wine route ever formed in South Africa, in 1971!
Stellenbosch Wine Routes is now the largest of all the South African wine routes in terms of number of members - in excess of 150!!
Stellenbosch was voted South Africa's favourite wine route for a second year in a row in a recent public survey conducted by a leading magazine.
Stellenbosch has the most wine awards per capita/wine than any other region in South Africa
*Info source: www.wineroute.co.za
The Stellenbosch Wine Festival:
24 Feb 2017 10:00 - 26 Feb 2017 21:00
Coetzenburg Sport Grounds, Coetzenburg Road, Stellenbosch, 7600