Restful, peaceful, Rust en Vrede

by  |  18-11-2011

Established in 1694 by ex-Governor, and rather unpleasant fellow, Willem Adriaan van der Stel, the 54 hectare estate of Rust en Vrede has quietly graced the vineyards outside of Stellenbosch for several centuries now and is owned by the Engelbrecht family. In Afrikaans, the name means, “rest and peace” and the grounds do indeed live up to both words, even though the tasting room is quite poshy and upscale. Their […]
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