Northern Route

The Vine Hopper is the best way to do a Wine Tour in Stellenbosch. On this hop on hop off service you can decide which farms on the route you want to visit and pay for tastings, tours or activities as you go along. 

On the Northern Route wine tour in Stellenbosch, you could visit the well known Beyerskloof and taste their speciality, Pinotage.

The next stop is Simonsig, with it`s fantastic wines, restaurant and views towards Simonsberg.

Warwick is the 3rd stop and a firm favourite with great wines and picnic lunches.

The character filled Delheim will spoil you with hospitality and marvelous wine and was one of the founders of the Stellenbosch Wine route.

Remhoogte is the next stop to have some lovely wine in a relaxing atmosphere overlooking Springbok and other roaming animals.

Don’t miss L’Avenir with their various French influenced wines on offer in a great setting.

Join us for a wine tour in Stellenbosch that will be one of the highlights of your holiday.

Price: R410 per person

Inclusions

  • Transport and driver.
  • Collection at Central Stellenbosch Guesthouses or the Tourism Information office at 47 Church Street


Exclusions

  • As this is a hop on hop off service where you choose how many and which farms to see, the tasting fees are not included but fees range from R55.00 to R120.00 per person per farm.

Farms on the Northern Route

Welcome to the home of Pinotage! At Beyerskloof everything we do is a reflection of the climate,terroir and community of this special piece of earth. Distinguished winemaker, cellar master and “Pinotage King” Beyers Truter, together with his team, continuously strive to produce wines of exceptional character. Beyerskloof is South Africa's top selling, most popular and loved producer of bottled Pinotage (South Africa's very own cultivar) and renowned for producing excellent, multi-award winning wines. Drop by to enjoy a superb wine selection, scrumptious food and a relaxed atmosphere – all uniquely South African.

Celebrating a winemaking legacy of more than four decades, Simonsig, a pioneering landmark in the premier Stellenbosch wine region, is one of South Africa’s mostprominent wine dynasties, noted worldwide for its devotion to quality and innovation. Named after the spectacular views of the Simonsberg, this legendary wine estate is boasting a myriad of significant ‘firsts’. Visit this unique working wine cellar, enhanced by daily wine tastings, guided cellar tours and a ceremonial sabrage that will make for an authentic wine experience.


Delheim, in the Simonsberg Ward near Stellenbosch, is owned by the legendary 'Spatz' Sperling and his family, and produces a wide range of internationally acclaimed wines. German gemütlichkeit is the order of the day at this beautiful property. Taste wines in the quaint 'Downstairs' wine cellar, and take a cellar tour to see where the wines are made. The restaurant oers dishes ranging from cheese platters to traditional South African food. Eat al fresco on the garden terraces in summer enjoying the marvellous view across to Table Mountain in the distance, or cosy up inside by the fireplace in winter.

Set on the Simonsberg Mountain slopes, this highly regarded winery has become synonymous with the great winelands picnics tradition.Join Warwick for one of their delicious Gourmet Picnics, Big 5 Vineyard Safaris and historic Wines, the perfect ingredients for a memorable, lazy-day-out in wine country.





Founded in 1812, Remhoogte (Dutch for ‘Brake Heights’) is situated on the steep South Western slopes of the famous Simonsberg Mountain in Stellenbosch. With the terroir being perfectly suited for the production of top end red wines the focus is on Bordeaux varietals as well as South Africa’s own Pinotage. On the white wines the focus is on Chenin Blanc produced from old vines, a cultivar that performs incredibly well in this region. Everything is done by hand in the vineyards and cellar with the help of eight families who live and work on the estate. We have set aside a third of the estate to the Western Capes indigenous flora and fauna.

L’Avenir Wine Estate is a boutique specialist of Pinotage and Chenin Blanc - South Africa’s quintessential wine varieties. The Estate is owned by the French leaders of terroir wines, Advini, and produces wines of elegance and finesse; proudly Stellenbosch, with a touch of French flair! Our winemaker, Dirk Coetzee, celebrated his 10 vintage at L’Avenir in 2018 and has gained a reputation as a leader in modern Pinotage. The L’Avenir Cellardoor oers an authentic wine experience in a tranquil and beautiful setting. Join us for a specialised cheese and wine tasting or a truly memorable Chenin Blanc and Pinotage experience.

Northern Route: Time Table

This route operates Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Visit Stellenbosch

09:45
10:50
12:10
13:20
14:30
Final Collection

Beyerskloof

10:00
11:00
12:20
13:30
14:40
15:50

Simonsig

10:10
11:10
12:30
13:40
14:50
16:00

Delheim

10:20
11:20
12:40
13:50
15:00
16:10

Warwick

10:30
11:30
12:50
14:00
15:10
16:20

Remhoogte

10:40
11:40
13:00
14:10
15:20
16:30

L’Avenir

10:45
11:45
13:10
14:20
15:30
16:40

(Please be advised that the later you depart the less farms you will be able to see)

Northern Route: Time Table

This route operates Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

(Please be advised that the later you depart the less farms you will be able to see)