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Explore Groot Constantia With This Nifty 360° Virtual Tour

Take a step back in time with modern technology The Groot Constantia virtual tour is a simulation of the heritage core’s buildings, and is composed of a sequence of videos all linked together to give one stunning panoramic view of our courtyard. The panorama gives an unbroken view of the Cloete Cellar, Manor House and…

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Demolition of Buildings at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is currently demolishing derelict buildings on the Estate that were used in the past as laborers Cottages. These buildings, which have no historic value, have been unoccupied for years and serve no purpose at Groot Constantia. They have however fallen into disrepair and become an attraction for vagrants and criminal elements, which pose a threat to our workers community.

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Groot Constantia Launch New Wine

Celebrating The Abundance Of This Centuries Old Estate

Groot Constantia has launched a new red wine named Lady of Abundance which promises to have red wine enthusiasts keenly anticipating each years unique vintage as it rolls out the cellar door.

This special blend made up from Pinotage, Shiraz, and Merlot, had award winning winemaker for Groot Constantia, Boela Gerber, test his extensive wine-making skills – and the results are exceptional.

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Ed Sheeran Visits Groot Constantia

It was a normal buzzing day on the Estate, until it became an extraordinary one with a few exciting murmurs and squeals in the bottom tasting room. Yes, you guessed it we had a celebrity in our midst, none other than the famous crooner Ed Sheeran! Our staff immediately recognized him as he casually walked…

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In the cellar with Boela Gerber, winemaker at Groot Constantia Wine Estate

Boela leans back in his chair with a big grin, eyes gleaming with pride, and exclaims: “Ah, it’s really difficult to say, but it has to be the 2013 Gouverneurs Reserve! It’s probably one of my most memorable wines.” This is his response when I ask if there is a particular vintage which stands out in his distinguished 20+ years as a winemaker.

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