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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Groot Constantia’s 2016 vintages prove themselves on the international stage

Groot Constantia’s wines are no stranger to walking away with top awards from the Monde judging panel, which is made up of independent judges consisting of Michelin starred chefs and master sommeliers, amongst other experts from all over Europe, who judged wines from 28 different countries.

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Groot Constantia pockets a decuplet of top awards at SA Top 100 Wines competition

Groot Constantia walked away with a phenomenal ten top awards at this year’s prestigious Top 100 SA Wines awards, including three Double Platinum Awards, four Double Gold Awards, two Double Silvers and joint first place overall for the Wine Consistency Award.

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Just because we’re situated in the buzzing and beautiful Mothercity, doesn’t mean our friends up north get to miss out on anything!

That’s why we have compiled a list of all current and upcoming events for June and July that we will be attending.

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The 15th of May is International Day of Families – a day to celebrate the importance of family. A great, and fun idea for something to do in May with your family to celebrate how important they are is a visit to Groot Constantia to experience the estates unique Visitors Route. About the Visitors Route…

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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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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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Just because we’re situated in the buzzing and beautiful Mothercity, doesn’t mean our friends up north get to miss out on anything!

That’s why we have compiled a list of all current events we will be attending with tastings and specials you could join, guaranteed no fear of missing out!

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