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Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two fine restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (contact details on website), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.
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“oldest winery” (24 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arriving at Groot Constantia is pretty impressive. Driving down the lane, along the vineyards and historical buildings. We decided to take the wine tasting and guided tour option. ZAR 95 pp. The guided tour takes you through the wine cellar and gives you plenty of...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed out time at Groot, its rich in history- great staff and service and enjoyed the wines they had to offer for a reasonable tasting price. Enjoyed some nice snacks and the beautiful grounds- if near Stellenbosch...a must to drive north and see!

Thank bb9000cde
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mother and I had a fantastic afternoon, we had a tour followed by tasting 5 different wines we selected from a list. We really enjoyed several of the wines on offer and so we bought some of the wine we tried. It was a...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the hop on and off tour for this one, oh what a treat! Lovely time here... there are several choices of mini tours you can choose from here.. one that includes a wine tasting and you get to keep the glass as a souvenier.....More

Thank Yvette R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter and I visited Groot Constantia in August 2017. We were warmly welcomed on a chilly wet day. Tour was lovely and very informative. Tour guide answered questions and was very passionate about Groot Constantia. Wine tasting was amazing. Students were assisting with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place in september. It was quite good climate around. The whole area and route towards this vineyard is awesome. This property itself is also one of a its own kind. So much greenary around. Vine factory tour is of 40 minutes and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are beautiful and perfect for an afternoon picnic. After our morning of hiking Table Mountain on the India Venster Route we were starving so we headed over to Groot Constantia for a snack and then operations tour and cellar wine tasting. Our hostess...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue however the staff seemed tired and bored. We completed the full package with a museum tour, wine tour and tasting however the experience was average.

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could have been a lovely stop except they have become accustomed to too many visitors thus a number of signs saying don't do this or that and a very assertive attendant demanding we pay without any explanation as to what we're got see.

Thank Susanhilary1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem. It was our first time seeing this and it is right on our doorstep. We went for a chocolate and wine tasting. I know from past experiences these things don't really last long. I was very impressed with this one....More

1  Thank Lee-sah T
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from williansmedeiros | Reviewed this property |
Cellar tour and tasting will last 45 minutes.
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February 25, 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline478 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot we never ate here it's was to busy. We ate at the next stop Eagles Nest fabulous antipasta for two I think it was about £10 / 160 ZR