Groot Constantia Chardonnay walks away with gold yet again

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The old adage says that things happen in threes, but for the Groot Constantia 2013 Chardonnay it seems three is simple not enough as this award winning cultivar walks away with its fourth Gold Medal – the most recent being at the South African Wine Makers Choice Awards.

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No more “season” for Cape Town tourism

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Grant Newton, the Sales and Marketing Manager for Groot Constantia, the oldest wine farm in South Africa and the only wine estate that is a member of the Big 7 Tourist attractions in Cape Town, has been elected onto the board of Cape Town Tourism.

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Floricius Beukes: Eco friendly wine making in Groot Constantia!

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Do you actively seek out eco-friendly wine farms? Is wine making a sustainable practice?  I spent an afternoon with Floricius Beukes, Viticulturist and Estate Manager at Groot Constantia to learn more.

Think organic composting, canopy management and  ladybug as a pest control!  Till this day, Groot Constantia maintain the tradition to prune by hand to ensure the quality of their signature wines.

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Groot Constantia’s Cabernet Sauvignon received top honours from Platter’s Wine Guide.

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Platter's South African Wine Guide has awarded Groot Constantia’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 the highest honour of five stars (classified as exceptional bottling) in the 35th edition of this popular guide – annually one of the most eagerly anticipated listings of top-performing wines.

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Sip, scroll, vote #KlinkAwards!

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What are you looking for when you plan a holiday aboard? Do you seek out unique experiences, to taste local culture and meet artisan food makers? If yes, Cape Town should be on your bucket list! Join globetrotter Lisa Huang at the 2014 Klink Awards launch event, an outdoor food and wine festival in Groot Constantia. Learn hos you can vote for your favourite wine experience and win great prizes along the way!

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Heritage sits at the heart of South Africa’s oldest wine estate

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What is heritage? A nation's heritage is inseparable from her people and history.  Join globetrotter Lisa Huang - as she sets out to explore South Africa's history at the heart of one of its oldest wine estates, Groot Constantia. Her journey starts with Jan van Riebeeck and celebrates the life of Anna de Koningh - daughter of a freed slave who became the lady of the Governor's manor.

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Groot Constantia: A Journey Through Time

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Having safely left the kids with daddy day care, I recently had the privilege of visiting Groot Constantia for the very first time with a close friend and colleague. We ventured onto the grounds, determined to leave the pressures of the past week behind and enjoy the freedom and possibilities of a mom’s morning off.

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#Winesense

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Most of us will admit to conjuring up fond (and less fond) memories when we recognise a particular smell or a familiar site bolts us back to days gone by. Like the hearty stew that takes you right back to your grandmother’s kitchen, or seeing the ocean for the first time in ages as you drive to the coast?

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