Lets Picnic in the Winelands

Posted on Mon April 9, 2018 in Foodie.

Here are our TOP 5 picnic spots around Stellenbosch. Perfect for one of those lazy days when you just want to relax and soak up the sun.

Spier Wine Farm

The beautiful scenery around the Spier dam with views of the Helderberg Mountain provides the perfect setting for a gourmet picnic with plenty of trees for shade and a jungle gym to keep the little ones busy. At the Farm Cafe you can create your own picnic or you can pre-order a Gourmet Picnic, a day in advance. Spier is one of the stops on the Southern Route with Vine Hopper

Seasonal and vegetarian picnics, made with local, natural and organic produce, which can be enjoyed by the dam, or under the oaks. The choice is yours. Chairs, cushions, blankets and glasses can be rented.


Warwick Wine Estate

The picturesque winery is renowned for their picnics. The estates lush green lawns are set up with picnic spots besides the dam and a decent distance apart from each other. The spots are set up with an umbrella, blanket, big poofy lounging cushion, and a low wooden table. They also offer 4 other truly unique picnic experiences – the forest courtyard, the pods, the deck and the penthouse. Warwick is also one of the stops on the Northern Route with Vine Hopper.

Monday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm (picnic baskets are ready from 12.00pm


Boschendal Wine Estate

One of South Africa’s oldest wine estates is just a 20 minute drive from our properties. The estate is rich in history and its old world charm is kept intact despite the contemporary tweaks. They have real focus on natural and seasonal products and takes pride in using only naturally grown produce from the estate’s gardens or locally sourced artisanal fare to create their delicious and wholesome picnic baskets. Boschendal is also one of the stops on the Eastern Route with Vine Hopper.

Rose Garden Picnic: Monday – Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Werf Garden Picnic baskets:  Wednesday – Sunday: 12m – 5pm


Zorgvliet Wine Estate

The Zorgvliet picnic area is situated in the most charming setting where you can thoroughly relax in the sun and feel the breeze touch your skin that plays through the Banghoek Valley. The picnic area is open Wednesday-Sunday and they closed during winter months. Zorgvliet is also one of the stops on the Eastern Route with Vine Hopper.