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Choose your perfect Valentine

#GrootRose or #GrootShiraz? This Valentine’s month, @GrootConstantia invites you to choose between two of its most loved and adored wines, #GrootRose or #GrootShiraz to accompany you to the estate. To sweeten your special day even more, you could win tasty treats to complement your perfect partner: a romantic lunch from Jonkershuis, a grand picnic from…

Celebrate #GrootSummer with our new Groot Constantia Rosé

Longer days and shorter nights, balmy weather and a well-chilled glass of bubbly is what summer is all about. Sharing and creating those best moments of summer is what makes it even more memorable. This summer we’ve shared our hashtag: #GrootSummer and it was up to you to get in on the fun too and…

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…

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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