Cape Town audio tour: Cellar Audio Guide: From Berry to Barrel to Bottle

Cellar Audio Guide: From Berry to Barrel to Bottle

Walking Tour

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40 mins
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0mi

About the Tour

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 Boela Gerber, the head winemaker here, and finish the tour thirsty, with a much keener appreciation for the flavours in your glass.

Credits:

Adrian Galley - Narrator

Excerpt from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen - read by Karen Savage

Music:

Doug Maxwell - Baroque Coffee House
Gary Reuben Morris - Uganda 2

Tour Producer

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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.

Major Landmarks

Directions to Starting Point

The tour starts at the cellar's reception area, just inside the entrance.

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Tips

Places to stop along the way

Enjoy a wine tasting at the end of the tour, or visit one of the estate's restaurants.

Best time of day

The cellar is open to visitors from 9:00 to 18:00 every day except Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Precautions

Please stay within the designated areas for your own safety and don't lean over the balustrades on the elevated walkway. Groot Constantia is not responsible for any accidents that might occur while using the Cellar Audio Guide.

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Cellar Audio Guide: From Berry to Barrel to Bottle