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The Annual Harvest at Groot Constantia

Did you know? Both black and white grapes are the same bright green colour before ripening. Most grapes are harvested in autumn however the preparation of the annual harvest season begins at the culmination of summer. Every grape varietal is harvested at a certain time of day and optimal temperature to achieve the best quality for our wines. Harvesting in this manner is required, especially in our ever changing climate.

Open That Bottle Night – hints and tips on how to open wine like a pro

Saturday 23 February marks “Open That Bottle Night”. This one night in February has been immeasurably brightened for wine-lovers by the creation of a special day to celebrate a good bottle of wine.

Groot Constantia Going Gold To Celebrate Chinese New Year

Groot Constantia invite everyone to join us in wishing our Chinese patrons Happy New Year! Chinese New Year starts on Tuesday, 5 FEBRUARY 2019 and to celebrate we are offering 12 LUCKY PRIZES to Chinese visitors to the Groot Constantia Estate during the Chinese New Year.

A chocolate and wine pairing at Groot Constantia

A box of chocs or a bottle of wine might be a Valentine’s day cliché, but pair hand crafted, custom made chocolate with award winning wine from Groot Constantia and you have an exceptional, unique experience. Pssst Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

Choose your perfect Valentine

#GrootRose or #GrootShiraz? This Valentine’s month, @GrootConstantia invites you to choose between two of its most loved and adored wines, #GrootRose or #GrootShiraz to accompany you to the estate. To sweeten your special day even more, you could win tasty treats to complement your perfect partner: a romantic lunch from Jonkershuis, a grand picnic from…

Celebrate #GrootSummer with our new Groot Constantia Rosé

Longer days and shorter nights, balmy weather and a well-chilled glass of bubbly is what summer is all about. Sharing and creating those best moments of summer is what makes it even more memorable. This summer we’ve shared our hashtag: #GrootSummer and it was up to you to get in on the fun too and…

Important Wine Dates for 2019

Wine should be celebrated every day, but every once in a while a date rolls around that calls for a special celebration. Known as “wine days” these happy occasions are a time for pause and quiet reflection on your favourite varietal – for a day, although that title is used loosely as the “days” often stretch into weeks and months.

Our Grand Christmas: A Festive Table Celebration With Groot Constantia’s Grand Constance

Join visual foodie artist and chef Bianca Davies, photographer and wine & food blogger Dominique Solomon, digital nomad Dominique Heusden and Cape Town photographer Carol Kloppers as they each showcase their festive table creations with Groot Constantia’s award-winning Grand Constance.

Groot Constantia brings home Gold from Michelangelo Wine Awards

Groot Constantia’s wines have done it again, this time walking away with two Gold awards at the 2018 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards.

Celebrate Merlot Month with Groot Constantia’s 2016 Merlot

We know that Merlot lovers don’t need a special reason to enjoy a glass of their favourite Merlot wine, but did you know that International Merlot Day falls on the 7th of November every year? We love Merlot so much that we are dedicating the entire month of November to this easy drinking wine.   You had me…

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By joining our exclusive Groot Constantia Wine Club you will enjoy the following exclusive benefits:

  • No initial sign up cost
  • Wine Club Members receive a standard 10% discount on Groot Constantia wines bought at the Groot Constantia Wine Estate and on our website www.grootconstantia.co.za
  • Be among the first to be informed of specials and new releases
  • Have the exclusive opportunity to pre-order new vintages