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GROOT CONSTANTIA RECEIVES ‘SAFE TRAVELS STAMP’

We are extremely pleased to announce that Groot Constantia has received the ‘Safe Travels Stamp’ issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) – a certification which confirms that we are following all health and safety procedures to keep visitors safe and to ensure that we are compliant with all COVID-19 industry protocols.

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Groot Constantia OPEN

To make it super easy for customers to get their hands on Groot Constantia’s award-winning wines, you can either purchase through the website or pre-order by emailing the sales team on sales@grootconstantia.co.za.  Alternatively, wine can be purchased – and tasted – at Groot Constantia.

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Celebrating 335 Years

335 years is a long time to make friends and build connections and Groot Constantia is extremely blessed to enjoy a large circle of supporters who recently sent us their birthday wishes in this awesome video that left us all with a big smile on our faces, and a lump in our throats.

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GROOT CONSTANTIA CONSISTENTLY CLEANING UP AT THE TOP 100 WINE AWARDS

In 2010 a local entrepreneur, Robin von Holdt, founded the Top 100 SA Wines competition to highlight the excellence of South African wines while also providing a reference point for wine lovers across the globe.
Groot Constantia has been entering our wines into this competition since its inception.  When the SA Top 100 Wine Show started ten years ago the Estate had one wine under the Top 100.

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The Journey of Wine from Grape to Glass

Lady of Abundance. A celebratory time capsule in a bottle. The wine you enjoy this evening is like a time capsule. An ode to when it was made, the origin, the terroir, and the passion put into every bottle.

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“Our solutions are in nature” #BiodiversityDay #IDB2020

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2020 is a year of reflection, opportunity and solutions. It is the year where, more than ever, the world can signal a strong will for a global framework that will “bend the curve” on biodiversity loss for the benefit of humans and all life on Earth.     22 May 2020 is International Day for…

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Get Creative For Mother’s Day

Groot Constantia Vinyards

There has never been a more appropriate time as Mother’s Day 2020 to show our love and appreciation for our moms.     Groot Constantia believes all mothers should be celebrated and deserve a toast with the finest quality wines ever. Together with the Groot Constantia Wine Route they have curated a selection of six…

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Win! #CantWaitToBeBack with Groot Constantia Visitors Route Tickets

Many of us are dreaming about the things that we can’t wait to do again after lock down. Share these dreams with us, using the hashtag #CantWaitToBeBack.

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Cheers to an abundant harvest #harvest2020

Cheers to an abundant harvest

As summer winds down, activity at Groot Constantia has been winding up in preparation for this year’s harvest season. Groot Constantia is the birthplace of South Africa’s wine industry and this year will be the Estate’s 335th year of uninterrupted wine production.

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Open That Bottle (of Groot Constantia) Night

No one knows who started it, but thank heavens they did! Open That Bottle Night is observed on Saturday 29 February and was created to celebrate not just the sipping, but also the extensive history of wine. All by candle light.

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