The Cape Town Big 7 and the Cape Camino will be hosting Jean-Pierre de Villiers, an international extreme sports athlete and life coach / international speaker.  He will be running the Cape Camino on the 30 and 31 August and will start and finish his run at the V&A Waterfront. Jean-Pierre is a South African, currently living in the UK.

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Signs of spring can be seen everywhere on our estate: from the first green leaves on our ancient oaks to the blooming colourful flowers. Just take a walk around the estate when you next visit and enjoy this beautiful season.

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Simon’s Restaurant at Groot Constantia is excited to once again present the Hop and Vine festival. With the list of enthusiastic participants and great products there will be a range of quality wines and craft beers being poured as well as limited ciders and craft spirits. 

Tickets to attend will be sold to the public at R195/ person which will include entrance and ten product tastings from the 25 potential brands on show.

Date and Time

Saturday 26 August
Event- 11:30-20:30
Tasting- 12:00-17:30

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Groot Constantia VSOP Cape Brandy and Grand Constance tasting at Groot Constantia.

It was a cold and wet winter’s day when we headed out to Groot Constantia for a visit with winemaker, Boela Gerber and marketing manager, Grant Newton. We sat sheltered in the newly refurbished Cloete Cellar, and as I looked out at the much needed rain, I decided it wasn’t a bad way to hide out from the weather. Although, rain or shine, any conditions would be fine for a tasting at Groot Constantia.

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