It was a normal buzzing day on the Estate, until it became an extraordinary one with a few exciting murmurs and squeals in the bottom tasting room. Yes, you guessed it we had a celebrity in our midst, none other than the famous crooner Ed Sheeran! Our staff immediately recognized him as he casually walked…
Boela leans back in his chair with a big grin, eyes gleaming with pride, and exclaims: “Ah, it’s really difficult to say, but it has to be the 2013 Gouverneurs Reserve! It’s probably one of my most memorable wines.” This is his response when I ask if there is a particular vintage which stands out in his distinguished 20+ years as a winemaker.
Just because we’re situated in the buzzing and beautiful Mothercity, doesn’t mean our friends up north get to miss out on anything!
That’s why we have compiled a list of all current events we will be attending with tastings and specials you could join, guaranteed no fear of missing out!
What a night, Groot Constantia in the evening is spectacular.
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Napoleon, Groot Constantia launched the Wine of Exile exhibition at a gala event at Groot Constantia on 21st February 2019.
Did you know? Both black and white grapes are the same bright green colour before ripening. Most grapes are harvested in autumn however the preparation of the annual harvest season begins at the culmination of summer. Every grape varietal is harvested at a certain time of day and optimal temperature to achieve the best quality for our wines. Harvesting in this manner is required, especially in our ever changing climate.
Saturday 23 February marks “Open That Bottle Night”. This one night in February has been immeasurably brightened for wine-lovers by the creation of a special day to celebrate a good bottle of wine.
Groot Constantia invite everyone to join us in wishing our Chinese patrons Happy New Year! Chinese New Year starts on Tuesday, 5 FEBRUARY 2019 and to celebrate we are offering 12 LUCKY PRIZES to Chinese visitors to the Groot Constantia Estate during the Chinese New Year.
A box of chocs or a bottle of wine might be a Valentine’s day cliché, but pair hand crafted, custom made chocolate with award winning wine from Groot Constantia and you have an exceptional, unique experience. Pssst Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.
#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…
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…
From our cellars Frederick the Great of Prussia, Louis Phillipe (King of the French) and Napoleon were supplied...
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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