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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Groot Constantia walked away with seven Top 100 Double Platinum awards at this year’s Top 100 SA Wines awards – indeed the most important wine accolade and achievement for the estate in the last decade.Read More
Groot Constantia’s 2015 Grand Constance wine has achieved a Gold Award at the 2018 Monde Selection International Wine Contest which took place in Brussels on 19 and 20 April.Read More
The 13th of July 2018 marks the 333rd birthday of the iconic Cape wine farm, Groot Constantia – South Africa’s oldest wine producing farm, which was founded in 1685. 333 years of uninterrupted wine production is an achievement that cannot be claimed by any other wine farm in South Africa. Audio Tours Launched As…Read More
In response to the article published in the Mail & Guardian, Jean Naude CEO of Groot Constantia gives feedback as follows: Dear Khadija Article “Constantia Leaves Bitter Aftertaste” – Groot Constantia response It was with surprise and dismay that we read the article in the Mail & Guardian on Friday 16 March, entitled Constantia Leaves…Read More
The 7th of July sees chocolate lovers celebrating World Chocolate Day. What better way to savour this much-loved confectionery than by pairing it with another indulgent and legendary treat – wine! Don’t believe those who say that chocolate doesn’t pair well with wine. When done properly, there are few things as deliciously decadent. But finding…Read More
From our cellars Frederick the Great of Prussia, Louis Phillipe (King of the French) and Napoleon were supplied...
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