“Think quality, drink Stellenbosch” are the words that best explain the wine experience of the many beautiful wine estates surrounding the “town of Oaks”.
Stellenbosch Wine Route is the oldest Wine Route and a route for all seasons, a place where memories are made. With 152 wineries, each and every one is a reason to come visit and besides that it is the wine and culinary capital of South Africa.
WedgeView has a 360-degree view of Vineyards and the majestic Cape Mountains. Take a glass of wine onto the balcony and enjoy the superb ambiance of the countryside.
The Stellenbosch Wine Routes have been divided into five sub-routes to make the experience of travelling around easier:
Our wines are painstakingly selected from wineries as far away as Slanghoek or Robertson and as close as next door! Listed below find a selection of our personal favourites:
- Cape Point
- Rust en Vrede
Stellenbosch has truly become the Food and Wine Capital of SA with several in the top 20 restaurants in the country according to the Eat Out Awards. Numerous eateries offer exquisite food combined with award winning Stellenbosch wines. This truly is foodie heaven!
Food and wine are perfect partners, so it’s no wonder there is such an abundance of restaurants in the Stellenbosch region. Stellenbosch is wine and food country, and this truly is a paradise for any gastronomy-lover. There is an eatery to suit every budget and you will have a choice of traditional cuisine, an array of seafood and other delights, to suit every taste. Here one can eat at leisure and enjoy the tranquil surrounds with a glass of wine in the Heart of the Winelands.
Whether you want to dine amongst the vineyards or take the family to a relaxed setting amongst beautiful Cape Dutch buildings, the choices are endless. What can be better than sharing good food & wine with loved ones?
Below find the list of our favourite restaurants and gourmet picnic spots:
- Rust & Vrede
- Jordan Restaurant
- Overture Restaurant
- Terroir Restaurant
- Tokara Restaurant
- The Restaurant at Waterkloof Wine Estate
- Delaire Graff Restaurant
- Indochine at Delaire Graff
- Jardine Restaurant
- Hussar Grill
- The Fat Butcher
- Punjab Restaurant (Indian)
- Warwick Estate Picnic
- Zorgvliet Picnic
- Boschendal picnic
The central location of WedgeView in the heart of Cape Winelands gives you the perfect base to explore all major attractions of the Cape within 360°.
Stellenbosch Mountains & Hills
The Magnificent Mountains and hills surrounding Stellenbosch offer unequalled opportunities for hiking, mountaineering, cycling, jogging and other outdoor activities.
Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, The Cape Winelands, are all rich in Cape Dutch architecture and cultural highlights and all within easy access from WedgeView.
Nature Reserves & National Parks
Also for the nature lovers we are within easy reach of:
Jonkershoek and Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve
- Table Mountain National Park
- Cape of Good Hope National Park
- Cape Point National Park
- Cape Peninsula National Park
- Boulders National Park – penguins
- Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Whale Coast Route and other routes
To encounter the famous Whales take the Whale Coast Route for a stunning hour and a half drive via Gordon’s Bay, Pringle and Betty’s Bay to Hermanus. In Hermanus you can climb onto a boat and go for whale watching and if lucky dolphins, while after that you can enjoy an ice cold beer on one of the many terraces overlooking the sky blue sea.
WedgeView’s central location means that over 15 courses, with varying styles and difficulties, can be reached within a 40 to 45-minute drive, including some Championship courses. Below you’ll find some of our personal favourites:
- De Zalze GC – Combination of Links & Parklands
- Stellenbosch – Parklands Golf Course
- Erinvale – home of the SA Open Championship – Parklands Golf Course
- Pearlvalley – Parklands Golf Course
- Strand – Parklands golf course
- Steenberg GC – Parklands Golf Course
- Paarl GC – Parklands Golf Course
- Devonvale GC – Parklands Golf Course
The Spa at WedgeView
Welcome to our world of well-being, found in our cosy Spa nestled in a quiet corner of the garden. Come and indulge in the therapeutic essential oils & natural plants extracts used in the locally produced TheraVine™ products we use for treatment and also retail.
Our highly skilled & trained therapists will ensure that you thoroughly enjoy all the soothing and decadent treatments we have to offer.
WedgeView Spa is open daily from 8:00 – 17:00 by appointment only & consists of the following:
- A single treatment room
- A double treatment room used for couples or friends
- Both have air-conditioning to keep the rooms comfortably cool in summer, warm and cosy in winter
- A hydro-therapy room in which you can enjoy a special treatment in our jet bath.
- A Sauna & Steam Room is available for in-house guests at complimentary use. Outside guests can pre-book the Sauna or Steam Room at R 150.00 per 30 min per person. Showers are available.
- A small but well equipped Gym
Spa Menu Link: https://www.wedgeview.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/SPA-BROCHURE-2018-2019-Final.pdf
WedgeView Spa is also open for outside guests as "Day Spa" and offers a range of treatments and day packages.
Outside guests can also make use of the Sauna or Steam Room but this needs to be pre-booked at R 150.00 per 30 min per person. Showers are available.
Join us for Breakfast or for a lovely a la carte Lunch and relax in one of the loungers at our pool.
Most popular Treatments:
TheraVine Anti-Ageing Facial (90 min) @ R 695
Full Body Aromatherapy Massage (60 min) @ R 670
Theranaka African Wood Massage (60 min) @ R 730
Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage (30 min) @ R 480
Spa Manicure (60 min) @ R 365
Spa Pedicure (60 min) @ R 410
Gift vouchers available on request.
The Magnificent Mountains and hills surrounding Stellenbosch offer unequalled opportunities for mountain biking.
If you want to exchange the tarmac for a more rugged trail, swooping downhill and winding tracks then the Western Cape has more than enough mountain bike trails for you.
Around the corner from WedgeView, MTB Bottelary Hills part of the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy (BHRC) offers some great Mountain biking trails. The closest official starting point from WedgeView is Overgaauw Wine Estate.
Bikes 'n Wines offers a range of Wine Tours on Mountain bike and the starting point is located approx. 2 km from WedgeView. Some Tour examples can be found below. The Mountain Bikes are included and you got the option of upgrading to an E-bike. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like us to make a booking.
STELLENBOSCH HALF DAY WINELANDS CYCLE TOUR
Not everyone has the luxury of endless time on holiday, which is why the Stellenbosch Half Day Tour was introduced. Despite being shorter, the four-hour tour still manages to pack in a memorable cycling experience by steering you through scenic vineyards on private wine farms, stopping off for two wine tastings en route.
STELLENBOSCH FAMILY TOUR
Travelling with the whole family, but still keen to visit the winelands? The Stellenbosch Family Tour is perfect for you. This gentle, six-hour tour is accessible to all ages and fitness levels, plus it has loads of child-friendly activities. Kids are entertained with their own exciting pairings, while the parents get to soak in the sights and of course, sample some local wines. It’s a win-win for all! Children 6 & over pay full price, as they receive a full tasting and pairing schedule, of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks
STELLENBOSCH VINEYARD MEANDER ©
Slow down and smell the roses on our Vineyard Meander, a relaxed, six-hour cycle tour through three picturesque wine estates in the Stellenbosch wine region. Take in the peaceful ambience of the vineyards and the breathtaking views of the Helderberg Moutains while you enjoy this gentle ride through the estates, stopping along the way for lunch, a la carte style, at one of the three farms.