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Groot Constantia

We are the oldest wine estate in South Africa, established in 1685 by Simon van der Stel. We continue the tradition of making world-class wines on our beautiful estate, which is also a national heritage site. We provide tastings as well as cellar tours.

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by Groot Constantia in Cape Town
04 May 2017
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Cellar Audio Guide: From Berry to Barrel to Bottle

Distance 0mi
Duration 40min
47 ratings

Follow Groot Constantia’s grapes on their journey through the cellar, where they get destemmed, pressed, pumped over, and left at the mercy of yeast, to emerge as some of the world's finest wines.

You’ll set sail on global trade routes, meet... More»

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by Groot Constantia in Cape Town
16 Jan 2018
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Museum Audio Guide: Home to South African Wine

Distance 0mi
Duration 60min
19 ratings

This audio guide brings Groot Constantia's historic precinct to life, taking you back to the complex time at the root of South African winemaking.

You'll meet Thys van der Merwe, who has made the estate's inheritance his life's work. There are... More»

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by Groot Constantia in Cape Town
17 Mar 2017
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Vineyard Audio Guide: Deep Roots and Trade Routes

Distance 2mi
Duration 50min
39 ratings

Take a stroll through some of the Cape’s most picturesque vineyards and meet the cast of grapes that give Groot Constantia’s wine so much personality. They’re a competitive bunch, and while Monsieur de Frontignan likes to reminisce about the glory... More»