LEARN ABOUT STELLENBOSCH VINEYARDS
Stellenbosch is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, 50 km's east of Cape Town. Stellenbosch is in a hilly region along the banks of Eerste River with an average elevation of 136 meters. The soils of Stellenbosch range from dark alluvium to clay. Combined with the well-drained, hilly terrain and Mediterranean climate, prove excellent for viticulture. Summers are dry, and warm to hot, with some day rising to over 40C. Winters are cool, rainy and sometimes quite windy, with daytime temperature averaging 16C. A winemaking tradition and history dating back over 350 years blend with the restrained elegance of the Old World with the accessible fruit-driven styles of the New, making wines which eloquently express the unique terroir of the Cape.