A few pics from our 24 hrs in Stellenbosch  our experience at Spier Hotel

Spier villageOur home for the night… room 328, Central Avenue.

Our room at SpierOur lovely room.

A stroll through the expansive grounds reveals beautiful gardens, historic buildings, items of cultural significance and creative expression…

Protea at SpierProtea in full bloom.

Spier pathwaysA pathway (running track) through the grounds.

Slave bell at SpierThe restored Slave Bell, that dates back to 1825.

Late afternoon reflections at SpierReflections in the late afternoon light.

Across the bridge to the farm at SpierAcross the bridge to the farm.

A few of the gables at SpierJust a few of the ’21’ gables to be seen at Spier.

The Dying Slave at SpierNine columns form the image of Marco Cianfanelli’s The Dying Slave – a mosaic by artisans from Spier Architectural Arts.

Golden muses at SpierThe nine Golden Muses, said to represent the ancient Greek goddesses of music, art and poetry.

Spier's historic wine cellarThe historic wine cellar

Beaded art in the restaurant at Spier HotelBeaded art in the restaurant at Spier Hotel.

Ladies and laundry beaded art at Spier‘Ladies and laundry’ – beaded art.

Relax at SpierRelax in one of the lounges areas…

Living art at SpierLiving art…

Art created from wool at SpierColour and light…

Creative Block art at SpierThe Creative Block project, initiated to enable artists to earn an immediate income, invites select artists to transform the blocks in any medium they choose. The best are purchased for resale and together they showcase a rich, contrasting and extensive representation of African art.

Our wine pairing menu…

Spier fine diningCold smoked Franschoek Rainbow Trout, crispy calamari, pickled horseradish cream, lemon paired with 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc.

Chicken roulade at SpierBacon wrapped free range chicken roulade, roasted cauliflower, wild mushroom, rooibos tea roasted butternut puree paired with Creative Block 2

Farmer Angus aged steak at SpierFarmer Angus 28 day matured rib-eye steak, crispy potatoes, poached egg, green peppercorn sauce paired with Creative Block 5

Dessert at SpierPecan nut praline chocolate tart, olive oil ice-cream, orange candy paired with 21 Gables Pinotage (& In other Words)













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