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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…

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…

Bubbly facts for Champagne Day

The 19th of October is World Champagne Day. Although here in SA, we refer to our locally produced version as Methode Cap Classique (MCC), as only sparkling wines made in the Champagne region of France can be labelled under that name. To accompany your glass of chilled bubbly, the Groot Constantia Wine Estate, South Africa’s oldest wine-producing farm, have shared some interesting facts about this much loved beverage that is synonymous with celebrations and good times.

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!

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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