Historical Grande Dame makes appearance at Groot Constantia’s 325th anniversary

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The original sweet wine which made Groot Constantia one of the world’s iconic wine producers during the 18th and 19th centuries has been re-launched in an elegantly classical and historically true bottle to celebrate the Estate’s 325th anniversary.

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A Lost Treasure in Delaware Bay

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Groot Constantia's place in history received another significant endorsement in 2004 when an American citizen picked up a piece of glass on the beach at Lewes, Delaware, on the east coast of America. The piece of glass had an inscription "Constantia Wyn" on it and American historians traced this artefact which was found among other porcelain items, to a ship that stranded in the Delaware Bay in 1774. The ship was a British supply ship named the Severn, which sank in the Delaware Bay after being hit by a storm. The wreckage was only discovered in 2004.

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Constantia Fresh’ – For the love of Sauvignon Blanc

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'Constantia Fresh' is one of the first South African wine festivals to feature Sauvignon Blanc of the Constantia Valley and other participating regional and international producers for a two day lifestyle festival celebrating the distinctiveness and freshness of the ‘wild white’ grape, Sauvignon Blanc and its compatibility with food.

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