Stellenbosch (South Africa)

Stellenbosch was originally known as Wildebosch. While riding through the Wildebosch in 1679 Simon van der Stel noticed that it was ideal for grapes. He decided to rename the valley Stellenbosch, meaning "van der Stel's forest". Stellenbosch is the second-oldest European town in South Africa, and is located in the Western Cape province of South Africa, near Cape Town. The area remains central to Cape Town's wine industry.

Wedgeview near Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is home to:

Stellenbosch University/
Universiteit van Stellenbosch


Boland College


Lanzerac Manor Stellenbosch


Protea Hotel Stellenbosch




High Rustenberg Hydro
The Hydro

Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch

Wedgeview Country House & Spa


Yellow Lodge


Wijnhuis Stellenbosch



wine estate

Moyo Stellenbosch


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