Constantia Wine Route
The Cape’s first farm, established in 1682, has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Roughly 30 minutes from the city, Steenberg Hotel & Spa has two signature restaurants, an 18-hole golf course and is a destination steeped in heritage. The winery is known for its Sauvignon Blanc and MCC sparkling wines. There are 59.5ha under vine of which 70% is white: Sauvignon Blanc (64% of total plantings) and Semillon. The red varieties are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The farm is also one of only a handful in the Cape to have invested in the red Italian variety Nebbiolo.
White and Dessert Wines
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, White Blend, Methode Cap Classique, Rosé
Wine & Food Pairing
This luxury hotel in Cape Town offers exquisite hospitality, world-class cuisine, an award-winning winery, an 18-hole championship golf course, a plush spa and plenty of history.
Situated on the Cape’s oldest registered farm, Steenberg offers an idyllic setting; a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town in the Western Cape, South Africa.
Steenberg Hotel rests in the Constantiaberg amphitheatre of the Table Mountain range. The original farm werf resonates with the history of the Cape as it was the very first farm granted by Simon van der Stel, to the feisty Catharina Ras, in 1682.
The selection of luxurious accommodation includes striking heritage suites, contemporary premier rooms, family rooms and the charm of sunny barn rooms as well as those in the original Manor House. Steenberg Hotel relives the glory days of the farm as the preferred stop-over for travellers to the Cape with the hallmark of warm hospitality and attentive service.
Named after the year in which Steenberg was established, Bistro Sixteen82 first opened its doors in 2009, and has been the tapas and bistro-style darling of the dining world ever since.
An innovative and interactive wine and food destination, the Bistro sits adjacent to Steenberg’s winery, and spills into its surrounding indigenous gardens with a terraced dining area leading to reflective water features, unfurling into views of the magnificent stone mountains and expansive winelands.
The Bistro Sixteen82 menu is a constant evolution, keeping up with seasonal produce and featuring inventive dishes that complement the finest locally sourced ingredients. With Breakfast, Lunch and late-afternoon Tapas menus to choose from, the Bistro provides dining with an inimitable contemporary spirit.