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2006 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur’s Award winners

The Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur’s Awards identify the highlights at the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festivals held in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

Groot Constantia Newsletter – June 2006

As tradition has it due to the late ripening of our grapes, the Groot Constantia harvest for 2006 extended well into April.

Groot Constantia’s ‘Best Red’

The Gouverneurs Reserve, Groot Constantia’s flagship wine was recently judged BEST RED Wine at this year’s prestigious Swiss International Airline Awards held at the Cellars Hohenhort.

Constantia ‘best dressed’ to welcome international tourism trade

Cape Town Big 6, of which the Constantia Vineyards (Groot Constantia as well as our neighbouring farms) are part of, has won the INDABA 2006 “GOLD” award for the Best Stand.

Top achievers for Nederburg auction

Nearly half of the 156 wines selected for the 32nd Nederburg Auction have already run the gauntlet at local and international wine shows, as well as attaining coveted listings on airlines or five-star ratings in respected wine guides such as the John Platter.

Harvest Report 8 – It’s a wrap in some regions

Harvest in Darling and Robertson is practically over, but Constantia and Vredendal wineries still have a way to go, writes Kim Maxwell.

Pendock Unfiltered – Cape Cringe

With ABSA Top Ten Competition sponsor ABSA bank now owned by UK banking giant Barclays – recently returned to SA after an apartheid-era retreat – it made good political sense to include foreign judges this year. Not that this was given as the reason.

The year of Groot Constantia’s 320th anniversary

This year, the year of Groot Constantia’s 320th anniversary, the current team certainly continued the Estate’s reputation as a place where hospitality and social grace are still as important as it was all those centuries ago.

An update on Groot Constantia

This year Groot Constantia celebrated its 320th birthday which was attended by dignitaries from national and local government, business people,media and people in the wine industry.

Groot Constantia’s Grand Dame make reappearance

In the year of its 320th anniversary, the Groot Constantia Estate has reintroduced a modern version of the natural sweet wine that made Groot Constantia world-famous some 200 year’s ago.

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