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Groot Constantia’s iconic Grand Constance brings home Gold for South Africa

South African sweet wines were proudly represented on the international stage recently – winning one of only three coveted Gold Awards issued globally for sweet wines at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards. Groot Constantia’s iconic Grand Constance was the only South African sweet wine to bring home Gold in the Sweet Wine category.

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Experience the Cape Town Big 6 this summer

Cape Town’s iconic tourism collaboration, formerly known as the Cape Town Big 7, has announced that they have reverted back to the original partnership consisting of six major tourists attractions in Cape Town. Cape Point, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and the V&A Waterfront make up the new and re-branded Cape…

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Groot Constantia bring home three Gold Awards from 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition

Groot Constantia has won three coveted Gold Awards at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition. These latest accolades bring the number of top awards won by Groot Constantia in 2018 alone to 16.

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Enjoy a Glass of “Cab Sav” on International Cabernet Sauvignon Day

The 30th of August is International Cabernet Sauvignon Day – the perfect time to open a bottle of this much-loved wine and celebrate all things Cabernet. Not that most wine lovers need a reason to open a bottle of good wine. Before you open your bottle of Cabernet, lets unpack some Cabernet Sauvignon facts: Cabernet…

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Groot Constantia – Trophy, National and Area Winners in 2018 Novare Terroir Awards

Groot Constantia was awarded Novare Trophy’s for SA Terroir Top Producer, as well as Top Wine Estate in the 2018 Novare SA Terroir Awards. In addition to this, the estate’s 2015 Grand Constance was declared the National Winner in the Top Natural Sweet Category, and the 2016 Cape Ruby Port was named as the National…

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Groot Constantia Baboon Management

In response to recent reports that Cape Nature have issued Constantia Valley wine farms with hunting permits to kill up to two baboons a day, Groot Constantia has assured the public that they do not use lethal force to control baboons and were not amongst the wine farms that had applied for the permits. “We…

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160 year old bottle of Groot Constantia Pontac wine returns to its origins

An extremely rare bottle of Groot Constantia’s Pontac red wine, which is at least 160 years old, has returned to its place of origin at the Groot Constantia wine estate where it now holds pride of place in the Cloete Cellar – the very place in which it was produced so many years ago. This…

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Groot Constantia – celebrating 333 years #FeelGrootConstantia

One truly has to experience Groot Constantia to feel Groot Constantia – it is about rich history, a breathtaking setting, friendly people, memories to be made, fun to be had and, of course, award winning wines to be savoured and enjoyed. It is also about innovation, preservation and an exciting future. Groot Constantia is South…

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Groot Constantia Win Gold at 2018 Syrah du Monde Awards

Groot Constantia’s Shiraz 2016 took a coveted gold medal at the 12th annual Syrah du Monde® international competition which took place recently in the village of Ampuis in France’s Northern Rhone Valley. Syrah du Monde® 2018 brought together 24 countries, making this one of the world’s top events for Syrah/Shiraz wines. Over the course of two days, 100…

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Nurturing of human assets key to Groot Constantia’s success

History of Ownership Groot Constantia is South Africa’s oldest wine-producing farm, with an uninterrupted history of wine making that stretches back to 1685 – making Groot Constantia one of the oldest brands in the world. The estate has a long and fascinating history.  It was founded 333 years ago by Simon van der Stel, Governor…

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