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We are South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate

Founded by Simon van der Stel in 1685, where he lived and produced fine wines for 27 years.
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Grand Constance

The favoured wine of Napoleon Bonaparte, King Louis Phillip of France, Frederick the Great of Prussia...
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Experience our cellar and vineyard tours

Take a step back in time and come and experience how our wines are made. Book a tour

Experience our world class restaurants

Relax and enjoy our breath taking views, atmosphere and surroundings with good wine and food
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Experience Groot Constantia history

Visit the old Manor House and Orientation Centre. Experience our rich culture and history. Read more...

Experience our world class wines

It takes years to build a legacy, even decades. Book a Wine Tasting

Grand Constance Homecoming

195-year-old bottle of wine returns home

Groot Constantia Legacy

Groot Constantia harvest

  • Groot Constantia’s Grand Constance goes Platinum with 98 points in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards
    Groot Constantia’s 2013 Grand Constance wine has achieved the highest possible accolade at the recent Decanter Asia Wine Awards. Surpassing Gold, Grand Constance received Platinum for being the Best South African Sweet Wine. Read more here.

  • Awarded 2016 Top South African Wine Producer by The South African Wine Index (SAWi). 
    Groot Constantia was also the only wine estate in South Africa that had three white wines and three red wines featured in the SAWi Top 10 lists. Read more here.

  • The Groot Constantia Wine Club
    Become part of a lineage of royalty and noble men who have savoured our wines for centuries. Join the club.

  • Blog: An Afternoon with Grand Constance
    Spend an afternoon enjoying the sweet flavours of the wine that’s been a brand since the Napoleonic era. Winemaker Boela Gerber invites you to enjoy Grand Constance perfectly paired with food prepared by Jonkershuis Restaurant. Read more.

  • Origins of our name
    Many theories have been surmised about how Groot Constantia received its name. Read more...

  • Part of the Cape Town Big 7
    Groot Constantia is proud to be a member of the Cape Town Big7...