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Happy birthday Constantia!

13 July 2015
Today in 1685 Simon van der Stel, the Dutch East India Company’s commander at the Cape, was granted his request for a farm, signalling the birth of South Africa’s first and still pace-setting fine-wine growing area. ... More

Old vs young terroir in 2nd Ultra Mussels Wine Tournament

07 June 2015
Constantia and Cape Point will be teaming up against Elgin and Bot River for a friendly terroir test in the second Ultra Mussels Wine Tournament, hosted by Ultra Liquors Wine Division at Den Anker Restaurant, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, on Saturday 25 July 2015. ... More

Win double tickets to Constantia Fresh 2015!

16 February 2015
The lush green lawns of scenic Buitenverwachting Wine Farm are the setting for the sixth annual Constantia Fresh food and wine festival on Saturday 28 February 2015, when a selection of South Africa’s finest wines will be paired with delicious canapés and dishes prepared by some of the country's top chefs. ... More

Win tickets worth R1,400.00 to Wine Harvest Celebration

07 January 2015
A gala Wine Harvest Commemorative Function is being staged on 5 February 2015 at historic wine farm Groot Constantia, where the upcoming crush heralds the 330th year of uninterrupted winemaking, and you could join in the celebrations courtesy of the organisers and Platter's Guide. ... More

Groot Constantia hosts 2015 harvest celebration

07 January 2015
The South African wine industry is greeting the new vintage with the re-introduction of a public celebratory and devotional Wine Harvest Commemorative Function to be hosted at historic wine farm Groot Constantia. ... More

Six new Cape Wine Masters broaden industry expertise

12 May 2014
The Institute of Cape Wine Masters has welcomed six newcomers to its ranks of wine experts who have completed a five-year study programme on local and international wine, ending with a comprehensive tasting examination and a final dissertation on a selected topic of relevance to the local wine industry. ... More

Wine industry transformation, a barrel at a time

23 April 2014
A Paarl cooperage’s sponsorship of oak barrels for apprentice winemakers under tutelage of some of South Africa’s top winemakers is helping to encourage young winemaking students to gain the necessary expertise to become star winemakers of the future. ... More


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