Wine should be celebrated every day, but every once in a while a date rolls around that calls for a special celebration. Known as “wine days” these happy occasions are a time for pause and quiet reflection on your favourite varietal – for a day, although that title is used loosely as the “days” often stretch into weeks and months.
Join visual foodie artist and chef Bianca Davies, photographer and wine & food blogger Dominique Solomon, digital nomad Dominique Heusden and Cape Town photographer Carol Kloppers as they each showcase their festive table creations with Groot Constantia’s award-winning Grand Constance.
The festive season is upon us and with it comes the need to buy that perfect gift – whether it is for a colleague, family, special friend – or perhaps something to treat yourself with at the end of a long year. A carefully chosen bottle of wine makes for just such a perfect gift.
The farms in Constantia are as concerned about the die-off of bees as the beekeepers. We are committed to give our full co-operation in all efforts to determine the exact cause of the problem.
Groot Constantia’s wines have done it again, this time walking away with two Gold awards at the 2018 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards.
We know that Merlot lovers don’t need a special reason to enjoy a glass of their favourite Merlot wine, but did you know that International Merlot Day falls on the 7th of…
Luis Fernando Olaverri once said, “Wine is the only artwork you can drink.” Some say Boela Gerber, Winemaker at Groot Constantia, is a magician or an artist. Those in the…
The 19th of October is World Champagne Day. Although here in SA, we refer to our locally produced version as Methode Cap Classique (MCC), as only sparkling wines made in the Champagne region of France can be labelled under that name. To accompany your glass of chilled bubbly, the Groot Constantia Wine Estate, South Africa’s oldest wine-producing farm, have shared some interesting facts about this much loved beverage that is synonymous with celebrations and good times.
Friday the 19th of October, we raise our glasses and klink our flutes to Champagne day! And what better way to celebrate this auspicious day than with a local alternative that tastes just as great and fits the budget too!
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.