Stellenbosch is the heart of South Africa's wine region.
A bus service runs from hostels in Cape Town to Stellenbosch for about R120/pp.
There is regular train service to Stellenbosch from Cape Town.
Easy Rider Tours offers daily guided tours of the wine region that depart from the Backpackers' Hostel at 10:30 and return at 17:00. The tours are R300 and include lunch and wine tasting at four wineries.