The Most Wanted Wine Tasting Pairings in Stellenbosch


Wine tasting. Is there something similar? The great part of life in Cape Town is that we are surrounded by some pretty spectacular wineries, and if you are willing to drive further, you will find some gems that offer not only wine tastings, but unique pairings that ‘your taste buds will love. gustatory will do somersaults for pure happiness.

And if you love your wine with something delicious, then we’ve got you covered. From fudge and macaroons, to cupcakes and cheesecake, here are five wine tasting pairings that will have you staying a little longer in Stellenbosch:


Fun fact: Blaauwklippen is one of the oldest wineries in Stellenbosch, founded in 1682 and is emerging as a hot spot for enthusiasts who appreciate their wine with a view. Taste a range of handcrafted chocolates, paired with five wines for R 150 per person or tantalize your taste buds while trying three premium red wines paired with a hand-made fudge for R 95 Macaron lovers, you’re in for it too in charge. Taste six wines accompanied by six macaroons for R180 per person.

Location: On the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West

Book your tasting by visiting:

Eikendal vineyards

Cheesecake and wine anyone? It just might be two of my favorite things around the world, writes Micayla Vellai of Cape {town} Etc. Feast your eyes on well-tended vines and birds while enjoying flavors combining freshness, elegance and finesse. At R 120 per person, this cheesecake and wine pairing will have you bringing your whole team to enjoy this delicacy.

Location: R44, Raithby between Somerset West and Stellenbosch

Reservations only. Secure your tasting window by calling: 021 855 14 22

Delheim wines

Discover the beauty of the farm, located high on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain. Their combination of Wine and Fynbos cupcakes is a popular addition that showcases the excellence of Delheim wines. This tasting experience includes four fynbos infused cupcakes paired with four award-winning wines. Sample Cape Town’s famous floral kingdom and Delheim’s eco-winemaking. Take a look at what you can expect here – price upon request.

Location: Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch

Reservations encouraged via Dineplan:

Clos Malverne

Le Clos Malverne practices a neat “handmade” style of winemaking, with minimal interference from the winemaking staff, resulting in the most elegant wines. And nothing says “spring is here” like an ice cream and a glass of the best wine for R 128 per person.

Location: Devon Valley Road, Stellenbosch (not accessible via Blumberg Drive which passes Devon Vale Golf Course)

Make sure you secure your reservation: [email protected].

Stellenbosch Hills

Get ready to pop corks and corn in Stellenbosch Hills! The Polkadraai and Popcorn pairing includes a range of Polkadraai, paired with gourmet hand-made popcorn at R60 per person. For those who prefer a tasty experience, try the Biltong and Droëwors Adventure, accompanied by six premium wines from Stellenbosch Hills at R85 per person.

Location: c / o R310 & Vlottenburg Road, Vlottenburg, Stellenbosch

Reservations are strongly recommended: Email [email protected] or call 021 881 3828.

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