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Statement(by André Lagrange).
ContributionsSchneewind, Wolfgang.
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Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
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The 17 th century Manor House in the core of the estate is the finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture in South Africa. Groot Constantia – A testimony to survival. Two World Wars, the Boer war, the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, the Bubonic Plague, the British invasion of Cape Town, The Great Storm ofthe earthquake ofthe Rinderpest, several droughts, fires and pestilence are just a few of the historic challenges that Groot Constantia, as South Africa’s oldest wine Estate, has witnessed and.

Groot Constantia is nestled in the fertile Constantia Valley. It Groot Constantia book here that we believe time should be taken to first understand and then consume our award-winning wines.

The new Visitors Route offers a circular self-guided route of the heritage-rich core of the wine estate. A taste and visual feast of Groot Constantia. Buy Wine: Groot Constantia wines can be purchased in both the Cloete Cellar and modern Production Cellar.

Two Restaurants: The estate also boasts two top-notch restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon’s, where visitors can eat after they have finished exploring the Visitors Route. Booking before-hand is highly recommended at these popular. Enter Groot Constantia Wine Estate and follow the signposts to Simon’s Restaurant.

Simon’s Picnics. Please call / to pre-book your picnic basket. No email bookings are valid unless you have received a confirmation reply from us.

Bookings need to be made 24 hours in advance. Lazy Afternoon Bliss. Groot Constantia is the oldest wine estate in South Africa and provincial heritage site in the suburb of Constantia in Cape Town, South Africa. Groot Constantia book "Groot" in Dutch and Afrikaans translates as "great" (as in large) in English.

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Founded inGroot Constantia is the first vineyard in South Africa. We will then visit a number of other vineyards in the beautiful Constantia area for wine tasting and optional lunch. Please note the tour price includes 'visitor ticket" for Groot Constantia estate - for the manor house tour, cellar tour and wine tasting of 5 wines.

Groot Constantia represents one of South Africa's oldest wine estates, with origins dating back to the late s. This fully operational farm boasts a rich year history. Insired by the late Dutch Renaissance style, the site's original manor house featured white marble and red on: Groot Constantia Estate Groot Constantia Road, Constantia South Africa.

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Set in beautiful grounds, the estate can become busy with tour groups, but is big enough for you to escape the crowds. The large tasting room is first on your right as you Location: Groot Constantia Rd, Cape Town, South Africa, Lesotho & eSwatini (Swaziland).

We recommend booking Groot Constantia tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

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Wine is certainly one of them, as is a good book. Above the front door of the Groot Constantia Manor House is a frieze known as The Lady of Abundance. The concert will take place on the lawns of Groot Constantia on Tuesday 10 December at 7pm.

Gates open at 5pm and all will be welcomed on arrival to a live performance by the highly acclaimed Imbhewu Marimba Band from the Alta du Toit School.

Don’t forget to bring a warm rug, low chairs, picnic baskets and a torch or a lantern as we light up. Groot Constantia, established inwas the first wine farm in South Africa. It was founded by Simon van der Stel in an effort to teach farmers how to cultivate wine properly.

By there w vines on the farm, and Constantia wines had become well-known in Europe/5. Constantia, Cape Town ( miles from Groot Constantia) On a hill, with magnificent open views of vineyards, forests, mountains and the sea, Constantia Vista offers luxurious self-catering accommodations only 20 minutes from central Cape Town.

Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc While we are approaching Autumn, there are still some lovely days when sitting on the stoep with a glass of Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc will be a great pleasure.

The grapes for the wine come from a number of blocks, though all face south to south east. Wine lovers from around the world travel far and wide to visit Groot Constantia, South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate.

Here, guests are delighted by cellar and vineyard tours, wine tastings of a number of award-winning wines, a handful of world-class restaurants. As architect Franklin Kendall FRIBA, entrusted by the Public Works Department in to restore this Manor House states in his book, The Restoration of Groot Constantia, ‘A more complete burn out could scarcely be imagined’.

At the time, the destruction of this, the most historical farm house in South Africa, caused profound dismay, but in. Groot Constantia: Picnic with style - See 1, traveller reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Constantia, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

Groot Constantia Fly along the Atlantic Coast past the Twelve Apostles, and catch a glimpse of False Bay as you reach Groot Constantia Estate via Hout Bay. Contact Us Book Now R One of the festive season’s most charming concerts takes place for one evening only on the lawns of Groot Constantia Wine Estate.

On Tuesday, 11 December at 7pm, gates open at 5pm, families and friends in the know gather to enjoy The Symphony Choir of Cape Town’s annual Festive Concert. Constantia wine was on the menu for a lunch in honour of the Duke and Duchess of Connaught and the Princess Patricia held on 1 November at Groot Constantia, as this fascinating excerpt (part 1 / part 2) from Jose Burman’s book Wine of Constantia shows.

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A variety of tours are offered at Groot Constantia Guided tours through the modern cellar are offered daily from 10am to 4pm throughout the year. Tours last from 45 minutes to an hour and include wine tasting.

(Booking ahead is essential). Groot Constantia also prides itself as the oldest wine farm in South Africa but again that is a bit complicated thanks to those family issues.

The Dutch started the winemaking tradition in the area thanks to Simon van der Stel who even gave the area its name: Constantia. Groot Constantia: The oldest wine estate in Africa - See 1, traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Constantia, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

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South Africa Up and coming Southern Hemisphere wines Groot Constantia The oldest wine producing farm in South Africa In Simon van der Stel was appoint. the farm’s name means “ravine of the Boekenhout” (pronounced Book-n-Howed).

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Exclusions on: No 33 Bergendal, Cape Town, Western Cape Groot Constantia has produced legendary wines for over years and you get the chance to taste the famous tipple, Grande Constance (which is the French translation for Groot Constantia).

Great names from history have enjoyed South Africa’s most famous wine, from Frederick the Great of Prussia, King Louis Phillipe of France and Napoleon, as Location: Groot Constantia Estate, Constantia, Cape Town.

Constantia wyn (wine) is a South African dessert is made from Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains (Muscat de Frontignan) grapes grown in the district of Constantia, south of Cape the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries it was widely exported to Europe. However, production of Constantia ceased in the late nineteenth century following the devastation of South African vineyards by the.

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It offers spacious accommodations with luxury bedding and underfloor heating. The stylish rooms and suites at The Last Word Constantia are decorated in /10(91).Locals tend to linger at Simon's (+27 21 ), Groot Constantia's popular choice for alfresco dining, with a more French-leaning menu.

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