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Grand Constance and dessert pairing at Jonkershuis

By Justin Hawthorne The soaking-wet gravel crunched under foot as we walked along the oak lined avenue towards Jonkershuis Restaurant. It was mid-afternoon on this typical autumn day and the rain had been falling gently for the past two hours. There was a definite icy chill in the air which ensured we moved hurriedly to…

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Chocolate and Wine Pairing at Groot Constantia

Mother’s Day falls on 13th May this year. It is a day where mothers around the country expect anything from a handmade card from their young children, to breakfast in bed, chocolates, or a family gathering. This year show your mom how much you appreciate her with something extra special, a day out at the…

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My TOP 10 photo locations at Groot Constantia Wine Estate

By: Justin Hawthorne. Undoubtedly autumn offers the most photo opportunities when visiting any wine region, and the same goes for Groot Constantia Wine Estate – the home of South African wine since 1685. With harvest coming to a close, and temperatures beginning to drop with later sunrises and earlier sunsets, the feeling of changing seasons…

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Are you a conservation champion?

With 95% of wine growing taking place in the unique habitat of the Cape winelands, WWF participates in a pioneering partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector and Groot Constantia is part of this initiative. Are you a conservation champion? Show us what you are doing to be water and energy efficient…

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Join Our Wine Club

Join Royalty From our cellars Frederick the Great of Prussia, Louis Phillipe (King of the French) and Napoleon were supplied…. Come and add yourself to the list. Become part of a lineage of royalty and nobel men who have savoured our wines for centuries. By joining our exclusive Groot Constantia Wine Club you will enjoy the…

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