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Top Events to Attend in June-July in Gauteng, Free State and many more

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.

Family Fun at Groot Constantia to Celebrate International Day of Families

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…

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…

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.

Top Events to Attend in April-May in Gauteng, Free State and many more

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!

Groot Constantia: The Wine of Exile Exhibition

What a night, Groot Constantia in the evening is spectacular.

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Napoleon, Groot Constantia launched the Wine of Exile exhibition at a gala event at Groot Constantia on 21st February 2019.

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.

Groot Constantia

Wine Club

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From our cellars Frederick the Great of Prussia, Louis Phillipe (King of the French) and Napoleon were supplied...
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Become part of a lineage of royalty and noble men who have savoured our wines for centuries.

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