Foodie Highlights when you #visitStellenbosch

If you're one of the millions of people who travels for the love of food, you'll find more than enough to keep your tastebuds interested in foodie Stellenbosch.

Bites & Sites Tour 

Classic Cape Cuisine Walk

Established in 1679, Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa. It charms visitors with its romantic oak-lined streets, amazing architectural diversity, outdoor art exhibitions and its famous food and wine heritage. Savour traditional Stellenbosch food and drinks as your guide leads you through the historic heart of this vibrant university town.

Dine and Vine Tour

A foodie and a wine enthusiast? This is the ideal 1-day Stellenbosch experience. In the morning you’ll eat and drink your way through the charming old town on a Classic Cape Cuisine walk. Then in the afternoon you’ll visit the scenic winelands. Morning “Classic Cape Cuisine walk“ from 10:00 until 14:00

Kayamandi township tour and Xhosa lunch

Discover day-to-day life in Kayamandi “sweet home” township on the outskirts of Stellenbosch and meet the locals. After an insightful walking tour with your guide, a Xhosa Mama will welcome you in her home. Sit back and listen to her stories about township life and the customs and traditions of its people

Cape Malay Cooking

Experience the hospitality of your endearing hostess, while she shares her spice secrets with you. Learn about her culture, table etiquette and traditions of the Cape Muslim community as she guides you through an unforgettable meal. Includes: Inter-active cooking class with your experienced chef who has built up a keen following in her local community

Foodies on Foot

Sample the flavours of Stellenbosch – a 335-yr old university town. You’ll enjoy top quality, locally produced artisan food during a leisurely walk. Along the way you’ll get to meet some of the passionate food artisans of this beautiful town. Includes: Guided walking tour of the old town centre to discover the history, outdoor art etc.

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Vergenoegd Blending and picnic experience

WINE BLENDING Vergenoegd Origin Wines

OLIVE OIL BLENDING South African Origin Oilve Oils

COFFEE BLENDING African Origin Coffees

TEA BLENDING African Origin Teas

Food is a gateway to the senses, intricately linked to our experiences and memories, shaping our culture and bringing us together to eat, talk and share. At Vergenoegd we have selected some of the world’s most evocative food ingredients – wine, coffee, tea and olive oil – to shape experiences around for our visitors. Educational, sensory and unhurried, these blending experiences focus on the marriage of ingredients – threading together history, technical skill, sensory response and sheer enjoyment to give visitors a snapshot of something original – something they have created themselves. At the end of the experience, each person’s unique blend will be packaged and personalized for them – to take home – and even to re-order in the future, as every custom blend is stored into our library.

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Taste the Cape

Culinary journeys in Cape Town

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THE CAPE MALAY COOKING SAFARI - Guided walk through the Malay Quarter with cooking class in the kitchen of a local family.

THE AFRICAN COOKING SAFARI  -  Explore African food, beverage and culture on our “hands-on” township cooking experience.

THE CAPE SEAFOOD COOKING SAFARI  - Guided walk of Hout Bay fishing port, shopping for fish and cooking class at local family.

BREAD BAKING AND CHARCUTERIE  - Enjoy an interactive bread baking demonstration and tasting, a charcuterie talk and degustation with the chef.

BREAD BAKING IN THE WINELANDS  - Bread baking, wine tasting & shared meals together with wine estate hostess.

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