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Cheers to an abundant harvest

Cheers to an abundant harvest #harvest2020

As summer winds down, activity at Groot Constantia has been winding up in preparation for this year’s harvest season. Groot Constantia is the birthplace of South Africa’s wine industry and this year will be the Estate’s 335th year of uninterrupted wine production.

Open That Bottle (of Groot Constantia) Night

No one knows who started it, but thank heavens they did! Open That Bottle Night is observed on Saturday 29 February and was created to celebrate not just the sipping, but also the extensive history of wine. All by candle light.

Important Wine Dates for 2020

We’ve found plenty of reasons for you to pop a cork in this year.

Love is… #FeelGrootConstantia

Whether a romantic venue for two or celebrating ‘Pal-entines Day’ with a few, Groot Constantia is the perfect place for you!

Ring In The Chinese New Year At Groot Constantia

Chinese New Year is celebrated every year through sumptuous and colourful festivities across the globe. We can’t think of a better place to spend it than at Groot Constantia.

From vineyard to world arena – A grand wine with a grand heritage

Groot Constantia produces a premium sweet wine called Grand Constance which has a big, bold personality fitting for a wine that dates back to the Napoleonic era. In fact the rich flavours of this flagship wine are as interesting and complex as the story behind its existence. Hundreds of years ago, Grand Constance, the French…

Which Wines To Drink With Your Traditional Festive Celebrations

The Festive Season is upon us and excitement is building as people start to prepare for long sunny holiday days and warm nights spent relaxing with friends and family. This time of year is synonymous with indulging in delicious food and drink – and South Africans love both.

Wine Must Haves For Your Christmas Festivities

A carefully chosen bottle of wine makes for a perfect, affordable gift for a wine-loving colleague, friend or family member this festive season. For someone extra special you can always pair it with beautiful wine glasses, a wine decanter, or decadent edible treats. 

In the vineyards with Daniel Thana, supervisor at Groot Constantia Wine Estate

A warm smile greets me as I walk towards the estate workshop. I’m here to sit down with Daniel Thana to find out what a typical day in his shoes is like at Groot Constantia – his place of work for nearly three decades!

Groot Constantia score 5 stars from 2020 Platters Wine Guide

Platter’s South African Wine Guide has awarded Groot Constantia’s Gouverneurs Reserve White 2017 a five star rating in the 2020 edition of this popular guide – annually one of the most eagerly anticipated listings of top-performing wines.

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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