With lockdown many South Africans have become familiar with “lockdown birthdays” – paired down celebrations enjoyed quietly in your own space with only the closest family present to toast the occasion.
This is exactly how Groot Constantia celebrated its 335th birthday – the official date of which fell on 13 July – the date that the original title deed to the Estate was signed in 1685.
Groot Constantia was positioned as a non-profit company in 1993 to fulfil the very specific role of promoting the South African wine industry and South Africa as a whole. Since then, the Estate has grown in prominence and has leapt forward to fully step into its role over the last five years.Read More
Terwyl dié ikoniese wynplaas 335 jaar van ononderbroke wynproduksie vier, is die Groot Constantia-span trots om met ’n merkwaardige 20 toekennings by die tiende herdenking van die Top 100 SA Wine Awards weg te stap.Read More
In commemorating their 335th year of uninterrupted wine production, Groot Constantia is proud to have received a stellar 20 awards at the tenth anniversary of the Top 100 SA Wine Awards.Read More
On Sunday 12 July 2020 the State President has introduced new restrictions, including an immediate ban on alcohol sales, to help contain the spread of COVID19 virus that’s threatening the world population.Read More
To help replenish exhausted wine supplies after many weeks of lockdown that prohibited wine sales, Groot Constantia, which is nestled in the heart of Cape Town, is offering pre-packed mixed cases of their award-winning wines for sale – which are available for online purchase, or directly at the Estate. Safety remains a priority “Groot Constantia…Read More
Groot Constantia – A testimony to survival Two World Wars, the Boer war, the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, the Bubonic Plague, the British invasion of Cape Town, The Great Storm of 1865, the earthquake of 1809, the Rinderpest, several droughts, fires and pestilence are just a few of the historic challenges that Groot Constantia,…Read More
South African Wine Index (SAWi) has announced the winners of its annual Grand Wines Collection (GWC) awards and Groot Constantia has once again excelled this year.Read More
Die Stellenbosse wyn- en sportlegende Jan Boland Coetzee is op Donderdag 6 Februarie 2020 met die ikoniese 1659-erepenning vereer by die jaarlikse Wynoesherdenkingsgeleentheid op die geskiedkundige Groot Constantia-wynlandgoed in Kaapstad.Read More
Stellenbosch wine and sport legend Jan Boland Coetzee was honoured with the iconic 1659 medal of honour on Thursday 6 February 2020 at the annual Wine Harvest Commemorative event at the historic Groot Constantia Wine Estate in Cape Town.Read More