Groot Constantia Wine Estate was granted to former Dutch Governor Simon van der Stel in 1685. This, not long after the French had asked the Dutch to drain the swamps of Bordeaux. So, what is Old World ad what is New World?
Touriga Naçional is the backbone of the Portuguese Port Industry. Geographic denomination prevents us from calling it Port – as with Sherry and Champagne.
Boela Gerber, the Estate’s Winemaker, produces the multi award winning wines of the Estate.
The Groot Constantia Manor House is a Museum and is cared for by a trust and the outbuildings are used for restaurants and functions.
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