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.

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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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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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Cape Town’s Groot Constantia recently celebrated 333 years of winemaking with a gathering of media, winemakers and friends, who enjoyed the fine produce of the valley as the three key aspects of old meets new were proudly highlighted. The HISTORY – marking 333 years of wine-making in the Constantia Valley. The MODERN endeavours of innovation…

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