Cool Winter Wine Pairings along the Stellenbosch WIne Routes

  • June 23, 2019 | #StellenboschisCool in winter - seven must-do Wine Pairings to try this winter!

Must do Winter Wine pairings!

Are you always on the lookout for a new wine pairing? Look no further, because we have all the must do winter wine pairings right here. 

Bellevue Wine Estate

Spoil yourself to an extraordinary woodfired pizza and wine pairing at Bellevue Wine Estate., where 4 of their lovely Bellevue wines are deliciously paired with 4 of their very distinctive pizza toppings – making each the perfect pairing. For only R90 per person.

Each of their signature pizzas are an unusual balance of ingredients which completely take you by surprise, from coronation chicken, green olives, litchi, hazelnuts and parmesan (the Chardonnay pizza) to prosciutto, butternut, feta, pumpkin seeds, avo puree and crème fraiche (the Sauvignon Blanc pizza) and everything in between…

To book this delicious experience, call them on 021 865 2054 or email


Haskell Vineyards

Delicious food and wine pairing this winter at Haskell for only R195 per person. A taste of everything includes two Dombeya and two Haskell wines paired with winter menu tasters. The food and wine pairing are available from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10h00-17h00.

For more information or bookings, please contact 021 881 3895 /


Hidden Valley Wines

Come and enjoy a cold or rainy afternoon at Hidden Valley Wines for a feast for two in front of the cosy fireplace.

Available at their Wine Tasting Centre until the end of September, it includes two generous portions of homemade soup, freshly baked ciabatta, two mini pastries, two cheeses, relish and olives. Get all of this for only R250. Please note that wine will be sold separately.

Open for Monday to Sunday: 09h00 to 17h00.

For more information or bookings, please contact 021 880 2646 /



Winter is upon us, which means that it’s time for Koelenhof to start serving their Wine & Soup promotion again! Their Winter Promotion will be available from 15 May – 31 August 2019 and for only R95 per person. 

Guests can enjoy:

• A wine tasting consisting of 5 wines
• A bowl of Biltong or Butternut soup with their famous Roosterkoeke
• A glass of Pinorto

They also have a kiddie’s option available for R45, which includes a grape juice tasting and a choice of Biltong or Butternut soup.

Please book 24 hours in advance to avoid disappointment.

Why not have dessert as well? Koelenhof also offers 5 handmade Belgium Chocolates paired with 5 wines for only R70 per person.

For more information or bookings, please contact 021 865 2020 or



When the mercury drops and the rain clouds gather, the soup ladle and the wine glass are the best of friends.

A must do this winter, Spier’s Winter Seaward Soup Tasting!

Take a seat by the blazing fire and tuck in! First up, is cauliflower and smoked cheese soup, paired with Spier Creative. Block 2, a crisp white blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Next, there’s carrot soup topped with goats-cheese and cashew dukkah paired with the lightly wooded Spier Seaward Chardonnay. This is followed by a spicy roast tomato and basil soup paired with the richly Spier Seaward Shiraz. Lastly, enjoy a vegan brownie with a glass of the wonderfully warming Spier Cape Vintage.

Have this amazing feast for only R120 per person. Enjoy it at the Spier Tasting Room which is open from 09:00 – 16:30 Monday to Saturday and 11:00 - 18:00 on Sunday.

For more information or bookings, please contact 021 809 1984.



Come and enjoy an African Wine Pairing with Stellenrust in front of their fireplace in their tasting room from 23 May until 31 October 2019.

The African Wine Pairing include Biltong, droëwors, almonds, olives and matured Cheddar that’s paired with 5 wines. All of this for only R85,00 per person.

For more information or bookings, please contact 021 880 2283 or email


Yonder Hill

What more do you want this winter than a bowl of soup and a glass of red wine in front of the fireplace?

Make your way down to the stunning views of Yonder Hill for a pairing of 3 different homemade soups paired with 3 premium red wines on their patio overlooking the vineyards and Helderberg Mountain for only R120 per person.

Available only from 1 June until 31 August 2019.
Limited amount of pairings per day so avoid disappointment and book now!
For more information or bookings, please contact 021 855 1008.

We would love to know what you are up to this winter. Tag us in your posts, using our hashtag, #visitStellenbosch and #StellenboschisCool

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