Groot Constantia harvests a multitude of awards at the 2024 National Wine Challenge

Groot Constantia, the oldest and most iconic working winery in South Africa, scooped 14 top awards at this year’s prestigious National Wine Awards - including three Grand Cru Awards, a phenomenal six Top 100 and Double Platinum Awards, as well as two Double Gold Awards, and three Double Silver.

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2024 Wine Harvest Commemorative Event Honours a Prestigious Line-Up of Industry Greats

Few events are as keenly anticipated, nor held in as high regard, as the annual Wine Harvest Commemorative Event, which took place on 1 February 2024 – marking the momentous occasion of the birth of South African wine, while also paying tribute to the country’s rich wine heritage, and calling for a blessing on the new harvest.

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Celebrating 338 Years Of South Africa’s Oldest Wine Producing Farm

Groot Constantia was founded on 13 July 1685 by Simon van der Stel, the then Governor of the Cape, at a time when the famous wine production area in Bordeaux, the Medoc, was yet to be developed, and the Cabernet Sauvignon wine varietal did not yet exist. Today, the Estate is one of South Africa's most iconic wine farms and is no stranger to accolades, awards and international acclaim.

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