Groot Constantia Estate
Welcome To Groot Constantia
Known as the best place in the South African wine industry, Groot Constantia was born In 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 (Dutch East India Company)VOC Governor of the Cape of Good Hope. Van der Stel built the house developed the land into farming wine fruit and fresh vegetables with cattle farming. Following Van der Stel's death in 1712 the estate was broken up and sold into three parts: the well-known Groot Constantia; Klein Constantia; and Bergvliet. Napoleon Bonaparte's of France loved so much the wine Constance produced here. Today, Groot Constantia remains one of the top producing wine estates in South Africa
Visiting the Groot Constantia winery is really a must-visit place for any wine lovers. With more than 300 years of experience, Groot Constantia still producing the most exclusive wines in South Africa. It is easy to connect with a range of awards winning wineries such as Klein Constantia, Beau Constantia just to name. One of the World's best restaurants namely La Colombe is within reach so is the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
Where To Go?
The estates have two beautiful Restaurants and 2 world-class wine tasting facilities.
When To Go?:
What is the best time to visit Groot Constantia winery? The best time to visit Constantia in South Africa is from September to May when you will have a pleasant hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Constantia is 33°C in January and the lowest is 17°C in June.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- Two top Restaurants on the premises
- Museum of the estate history
- The world-class wine tasting room
- Very close to Cape Town City
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