Rust en Vrede Wine Estate

+27 (021) 881-3881 PO Box 473
Stellenbosch, 7599
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For 315 years Rust en Vrede has stood peacefully among the vineyards of Stellenbosch. Through centuries there were periods when wine was produced, but for the last 32 years our family have specialized in producing only red wine with the focus on Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot. Many accolades have been bestowed upon the estate and some of the more memorable were when Rust en Vrede was chosen by President Nelson Mandela to be served at the Nobel Peace Prize dinner, hosting the King and Queen of Denmark for a lunch with my family at the Manor House, and when Rust en Vrede was nominated as the first South African red wine in the Top 100 Wines of the World. This honour was repeated for four consecutive years. Today Rust en Vrede continues to be a fine example of what Stellenbosch is all about and we will strive to be a driving force in promoting our wines, our region and ultimately our country. You are always welcome at Rust en Vrede and on behalf of my family and colleagues, we are looking forward to your Read more »

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Does anyone have any recommendations for a 1987 red wine that is drinkable todayMy oldest son is 30 this year and it appears that 1987 was not a great vintage anywhere Read More

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  • Not only is Cabernet Sauvignon the most popular red wine, it’s also one that is best suited to gift giving. It’s a wine that everyone knows and understands. Big, rich and bold, it’s the archetype of red wines that is perfect for the cooler months that lie ahead. While Cabernet does get a bit of a bad rap as being ubiquitous, that doesn’t mean th... Read More

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  • Rust En Vrede Merlot Stellenbosch 2004

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  • Rust En Verde Shiraz 2007

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  • Rust En Vrede Tinta Barocca 1998

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  • Rust En Vrede Stellenbosch Shiraz 2002

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    Mouth filling, with a tannin Finish. My favourite Read More

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  • Ruste En Vrede Cabernet Sauvignon Red South Africa Stellenbosch 1996

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    We're getting into real quality here ! - One of the best South African wines I've had ! Read More

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  • Rust En Vrede Merlot Stellenbosch 2004

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    medium bold Read More

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  • Rust En Vrede Merlot Stellenbosch 2007

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    Mint and eucalyptus notes on the nose. The wine than moves into deeper flavors of coffee and cedar with some medium length tannins, before showing a minty finish. Read More

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  • Was just curious for some input what your favorite everyday value cabernets are that you are all currently enjoying in the under 20 dollar range? Thanks for all your inputs! Read More

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