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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…

The Secret Behind Boela Gerber’s Winemaking Philosophy

Luis Fernando Olaverri once said, “Wine is the only artwork you can drink.” Some say Boela Gerber, Winemaker at Groot Constantia, is a magician or an artist. Those in the know say that he truly understands the climate and soil of the region and that he translates this into his own – or Groot Constantia’s…

Celebrating October with Groot Constantia MCC Brut Rose

Friday the 19th of October, we raise our glasses and klink our flutes to Champagne day! And what better way to celebrate this auspicious day than with a local alternative that tastes just as great and fits the budget too!

Groot Constantia, where old meets new, is leading the way in sustainable Winemaking

Cape Town’s Groot Constantia recently celebrated 333 years of winemaking with a gathering of media, winemakers and friends, who enjoyed the fine produce of the valley as the three key aspects of old meets new were proudly highlighted. The HISTORY – marking 333 years of wine-making in the Constantia Valley. The MODERN endeavours of innovation…

#SAHeritage: Toast to Your Heritage With Groot Constantia

South Africans across the country are encouraged to take the time out to celebrate the diversity of the nation by appreciating their traditions and beliefs. What better way to celebrate your heritage then by eating a delicious, truly South African meal paired with your favourite Groot Constantia wine. Groot Constantia Pinotage – perfectly paired with…

Groot Constantia Celebrates 333 Years Of Wine Making

On 13 July 2018, our Wine Estate celebrated our 333rd birthday with a special event that included a tree planting and an unveiling of a special Groot Constantia Pontac 1855!

We Are Groot Constantia

This month we celebrate the women of Groot Constantia!
Meet Nellie Cloete, Rochelle Tarentaal and Louise van der Westhuizen.

Getting Closer to Nature: And Other Reasons To Visit Groot Constantia

Hearing the name Groot Constantia brings images of vines being planted in a 17th century Cape Town to the fore. The history of the estate is well known, and the importance of Constantia in South Africa’s viticulture industry cannot be ignored. I feel the rich history each and every time I step foot on the…

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From our cellars Frederick the Great of Prussia, King Louis Philippe of France and Napoleon Bonaparte 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