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.
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»
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»
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»