Walking in the vineyards Groot Constantia, Cape Town (Photo: Tracey-Leigh Lawson)

Walking in the vineyards Groot Constantia, Cape Town (Photo: Tracey-Leigh Lawson)

Groot Constantia:The Manor House and the buildings grouped around it are unequalled examples of Cape Dutch.

Groot Constantia:The Manor House and the buildings grouped around it are unequalled examples of Cape Dutch.

Groot Constantia is the oldest wine farm in South Africa. 1685, during an annual visit to the Cape, Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Drakenstein granted the grounds of Groot Constantia to Simon van der Stel the VOC Governor of the Cape of Good Hope.Van der Stel built the house and used the land to produce wine as well as other fruit and vegetables, and for cattle farming.

Groot Constantia is the oldest wine farm in South Africa. 1685, during an annual visit to the Cape, Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Drakenstein granted the grounds of Groot Constantia to Simon van der Stel the VOC Governor of the Cape of Good Hope.Van der Stel built the house and used the land to produce wine as well as other fruit and vegetables, and for cattle farming.

The Cellar at Groot Constantia. This is where I was married

The Cellar at Groot Constantia. This is where I was married

Groot Constantia - 2013 Chardonnay judged best in the world - Groot Constantia’s last ten Chardonnay vintages have won a total of 16 gold medals, and since 2003 their entire range of wines have won a total of 86 top awards. Groot Constantia, which has an uninterrupted record of wine production since its inception in 1685, was selected as ‘Most Iconic Producer’ at the 2015 Taj Awards. The Groot Constantia winemakers attribute their success to the team’s hard work, location/terrier, climate…

Groot Constantia - 2013 Chardonnay judged best in the world - Groot Constantia’s last ten Chardonnay vintages have won a total of 16 gold medals, and since 2003 their entire range of wines have won a total of 86 top awards. Groot Constantia, which has an uninterrupted record of wine production since its inception in 1685, was selected as ‘Most Iconic Producer’ at the 2015 Taj Awards. The Groot Constantia winemakers attribute their success to the team’s hard work, location/terrier, climate…

Groot Constantia, Constantia - CityGuideLounge

Groot Constantia, Constantia - CityGuideLounge

Wine grapes, Groot Constantia, Cape Town (South Africa)

Wine grapes, Groot Constantia, Cape Town (South Africa)

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