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Groot Constantia

Constantia | Cape Dutch estate

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Families:  5/10 
Friends:  7/10 
Couples:  6/10 

Practical Info

Tasting fees: R33 for the tasting (5 wines), R38 with tour
Onsite: Museum or Art Gallery Picnic area Live concerts Restaurant on site Cellar visit

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Open everyday from 9am to 4:30pm (5:30pm in season)

Groot Constantia was established in 1685 by the VOC Governor of the Cape of Good Hope Simon van der Stel, and was used to produce wine as well as other fruit and vegetables and cattle farming. Following Van der Stel's death in 1712 the estate was broken up and sold in three parts: Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia and Bergvliet Groot Constantia proposes now a vast array of activities, from wine tastings, tours, a museum, as well as 2 restaurants, picnic baskets,...

Did You Know...? Groot Constantia is the oldest wine estate in South Africa and a national monument in the suburb of Constantia in Cape Town

Wine Maker: Boela Gerber / Daniel Keulder

Established since: 1685

These are the cultivars produced on the estate...

White wines
  • Whites
  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • White Blend
Red wines
  • Reds
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Pinotage
  • Red Blend
  • Shiraz
Other wines
  • Others
  • Cape Classique
  • Dessert Wine
  • Port

On top of that, you'll find the following on the estate...

  • Restaurant: Jonkerhuis
    Monday to Saturday : Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday : Breakfast and Lunch
  • Bistro: Simon's
    Everyday for lunch and dinner
  • Cellar visit: By appointment
  • Museum
  • Art Gallery
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Baskets
  • Farm Tours
  • Live Concerts

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