The 30th of August is International Cabernet Sauvignon Day – the perfect time to open a bottle of this much-loved wine and celebrate all things Cabernet. Not that most wine lovers need a reason to open a bottle of good wine. Before you open your bottle of Cabernet, lets unpack some Cabernet Sauvignon facts: Cabernet…

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On 13 July 2018, our Wine Estate celebrated our 333rd birthday with a special event that included a tree planting and an unveiling of a special Groot Constantia Pontac 1855!

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This month we celebrate the women of Groot Constantia!
Meet Nellie Cloete, Rochelle Tarentaal and Louise van der Westhuizen.

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Groot Constantia was awarded Novare Trophy’s for SA Terroir Top Producer, as well as Top Wine Estate in the 2018 Novare SA Terroir Awards. In addition to this, the estate’s 2015 Grand Constance was declared the National Winner in the Top Natural Sweet Category, and the 2016 Cape Ruby Port was named as the National…

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In response to recent reports that Cape Nature have issued Constantia Valley wine farms with hunting permits to kill up to two baboons a day, Groot Constantia has assured the public that they do not use lethal force to control baboons and were not amongst the wine farms that had applied for the permits. “We…

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An extremely rare bottle of Groot Constantia’s Pontac red wine, which is at least 160 years old, has returned to its place of origin at the Groot Constantia wine estate where it now holds pride of place in the Cloete Cellar – the very place in which it was produced so many years ago. This…

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