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  • #Winesense

    Most of us will admit to conjuring up fond (and less fond) memories when we recognise a particular smell or a familiar site bolts us back to days gone by. Like the hearty stew that takes you right back to your grandmother’s kitchen, or seeing the ocean for the first time in ages as you drive to the coast?

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    #Winesense
  • Harvest Report

    The 2014 harvest was preceded by a very cold and wet winter. There was a hint of an early spring in August before the last extremely cold and wet spell of winter hit the Cape. We even had snow on Table Mountain on the 22nd of September.

    All of this ensured even budding, and also even flowering, veraison and more importantly, even ripening.

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    Harvest Report
  • Boela Gerber: From humble expressions to greatness

    The distinct aroma of freshly pressed grapes fills my being as I enter the slightly cool cellar at Groot Constantia on a cloudy Cape Town morning. I make a stop at the wine tasting counter enquiring about the man I came to see today.

    I am told, in no uncertain terms, that I will find him in the cellar, busy with his wines…

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    Boela Gerber: From humble expressions to greatness
  • Thank You Freedom Day

    What is the first thing that springs to mind when you think about Freedom Day, other than the fact that is a public holiday that you can utilise for pretty much anything you want to do? 

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    Thank You Freedom Day
  • Is Cape Town, the mother of all winners?

    Apart from drinking award winning wines at Groot Constantia, Cape Town makes for a destination that has something on offer for everyone!

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    Is Cape Town, the mother of all winners?
  • We Celebrate 355 Years of Winemaking in the Cape

    As you sit down to enjoy your favourite label, whilst swirling the wine in your glass, holding it up against the light and savouring the aroma, do you ever wonder where it all began?

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    We Celebrate 355 Years of Winemaking in the Cape

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