“Rust en Vrede is recommended as the number one Vineyard in Cape Town. Rust en Vrede is highlighted for its rich history of more than 300 years in winemaking at the Stellenbosch estate as well as for its portfolio of robust reds.”
Rust en Vrede is established by
Simon van der Stel.
The cellar building is built on the
Rust en Vrede property.
After decades of not producing wine, the
Engelbrecht family produces the first
vintage of the modern era.
Kevin Arnold appointed as winemaker.
Jannie Engelbrecht decides to blend Syrah with the classic
Bordeaux varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
President Nelson Mandela selects Rust en
Vrede to be served at the Nobel Peace Prize
dinner in Oslo, Norway.
Rust en Vrede hosts the Queen of Denmark for an official
lunch in the Manor House of the Estate.
Louis Strydom takes over as winemaker from Kevin Arnold
Rust en Vrede becomes the first South African
red wine to be named in Wine Spectator’s Top
100 wines in the world.
Coenie Snyman takes the reigns as
winemaker at Rust en Vrede
Rust en Vrede Restaurant opens its
doors in November.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant included in the Top 100
Restaurants of the World. This Makes it a unique achievement
as the Rust en Vrede Estate wine has previously been named
as one of the Top 100 wines in the world.
Coenie Snyman is named Diners Club Wine
maker of the Year for the Rust en Vrede
Cabernet Sauvignon 2007.
Rust en Vrede named in the Top 100 Wines in the
World for the 5th time by Wine Spectator Magazine.
Rust en Vrede is recommended as the
#1 vineyard in Cape Town - Travel and Leisure.
Jean Engelbrecht is invited as a guest speaker
at the New York Wine Experience.
Jean Engelbrecht named as an international
leader of wine by Wine Spectator.
Three Rust en Vrede wines are chosen as Wines of
the Year in their respective categories by Platter’s
Guide: Estate 2016, Single V ineyard Cabernet
Sauvignon 2016 and 1694 Classification 2016.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant included in the
Eat Out top 20.
Jean Engelbrecht named one of the most influential
people in South African wine.
Rust en Vrede Estate named Platter’s
Red Blend of the Year.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant maintains the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence wine list status for 11 consecutive years.
Danielle le Roux is appointed as Rust en Vrede winemaker.
Two of the world’s leading wine publications, Wine Spectator and Decanter, scored the Rust en Vrede 1694 Classification 2017 95 points.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant is listed by 50 Best Discovery.
After 15 years in the making, we released the Rust en Vrede Estate Potstill Brandy – Aged 12 Years.