2016 Awards for Groot Constantia Wines
It’s only August and Groot Constantia Wines have received numerous awards for 2016.
Platters Wine Guide rates 90% of Groot Constantia’s wines with an impressive 4.5 stars.
Platter’s South African Wine Guide has awarded nine of Groot Constantia’s ten submitted wines a top accolade of 4.5 stars in the 36th edition of this popular guide – annually one of the most eagerly anticipated listings of top-performing wines. Read more here.
— Juliet Cullinan (@cullinanwine) April 26, 2016
Monde Selection International Gold Award for Groot Constantia Grand Constance
Groot Constantia’s 2013 Grand Constance wine has achieved a Gold Award at the 2016 Monde Selection International Wine Contest which took place in Brussels on 21 and 22 April. Read more here.
— Hello Cape Town Mag (@Hello_CT_Mag) May 31, 2016
Adding to this success, the 2013 Grand Constance was also selected as one of the Top 100 SA Wines in 2016, and also named as best in its class.
Groot Constantia rated as Top South African Wine Producer in the SAWi 2016 selection. Read more here.
— Groot Constantia (@GrootConstantia) June 24, 2016
Congratulations @GrootConstantia "Groot Constantia has been rated as the Top South African Wine Producer for 2016" by SAWi
— AWOL Tours (@AWOLTours) June 28, 2016
In addition to scooping the overall award as the Top South African Wine Producer, 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, and the estates Grand Constance Muscat was a runner up in the sweet wine category.
Furthering the SAWi accolades, Groot Constantia’s winemaker, Boela Gerber was selected as the Winemaker of the Year, whilst the estate’s viticulturist, Floricius Beukes won the Viticulturists Award.
— Groot Constantia (@GrootConstantia) June 22, 2016
Gouverneurs Reserve Red 2013 awarded the RisCura Red Hot Wine Award
Our Gouverneurs Reserve Red 2013 was name the best-scoring Bordeaux-style red blend in the second annual RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards. Read more here.
— WhaleTales Blog (@ulmenstein) June 23, 2016
— Jacqueline Lahoud (@JaxLahoud) June 23, 2016
And the cherry on top: Our Winemaker, Boela Gerber was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild!
— Groot Constantia (@GrootConstantia) May 31, 2016
— Guy McDonald (@GuyMcDonald) July 28, 2016
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