Steeped in history, Groot Constantia Wine Estate boasts an existence of over 330 years, with its inception in 1965 marking it as South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate!
Located in Constantia, Groot Constantia Wine Estate, is indeed world-renowned for its acclaimed wines, having been savoured by many aristocrats over the centuries – and currently still available to those of refined palates.
Declared a National Monument and a living museum, visitors are encouraged to visit the Manor, originally built by Simon van der Stel and offering a glimpse into the opulence of a time safely preserved in history – and a veritable treat to behold for young and old!
Groot Constantia invites guests to embark on the cellar tours, with not-to-be-missed wine tasting, the ultimate highlight of the trip! This prestigious estate lays proud claim to many, many accolades, with 82 medals being awarded since 2003 and countless achievements occurring before that! The beautifully appointed tasting rooms, ensure that visitors can unwind and savour exceptional wines made with the old-fashioned values of the highest quality ingredients, impeccable attention to detail, and created with the legacy of age-old techniques that stand the test of time! Their chocolate and wine pairing events are unique experiences and are highly sought-after, with many guests excited to return!
Jonkershuis and Simon’s are two stunning restaurants that offer guests some wholesome, but innovative nourishment, with the panoramic backdrop of sprawling vineyards! After a hearty lunch, opt for a cellar tour, allowing guests to witness the magnificent creation of the award-winning Groot Constantia wines!
A recipient of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015, Groot Constantia, certainly is a must-visit venue!