Rust en Vrede

Rust en Vrede

About Rust en Vrede

Nestled in the fertile foothills of the Helderberg Mountain, amidst South Africa's verdant Winelands, lies Rust en Vrede winery. In English, this charming estate's name translates to 'Rest and Peace', a title as tranquil and inviting as the setting itself. Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is steeped in tradition; an emblem of South Africa's rich vinicultural history.

The winery is famed worldwide for producing some of the most exquisite wines not only in South Africa but globally. Thanks to its unique terroir, Rust en Vrede predominantly trades in red-grape varietals, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot vines sprawling across its unparalleled vineyards. Each bottle is a testament to the winery’s dedication to quality and the mastery of its winemaking team.

Insider the elegant Cape Dutch buildings, visitors can indulge in guided tours and tastings, immersing themselves in the textures, complexities and captivating narratives of the estate's wines. The cellar boasts making red wines for over three decades which fascinates wine enthusiasts.

Beyond wine, Rust en Vrede offers delectable culinary experiences in its onsite restaurant. The chefs make use of locally sourced produce to create seasonal menus which are designed to complement the range of wines, ensuring every guest enjoys an exquisite journey of taste. The rustic charm of the beautifully restored manor house provides a welcoming ambience for relishing each sip, each bite and every moment,

Unsurprisingly Rust en Vrede has achieved globally. In 2000, President Nelson Mandela handpicked the estate's wines for the Nobel Peace Prize dinner. Moreover, it is the first South African winery to receive the coveted 5-star "Wine of the Year" accolade from Wine Spectator magazine.

Indeed, a visit to Rust en Vrede winery is a voyage into the heart of South African wine culture. It's a place of serenity, historical importance, sublimity, and most importantly, exceptional wine.

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