The history of the Constantia Valley wine region dates back to 1685, when its wines were exclusively bought and consumed by the world’s aristocracy. Now is your chance to see what they were keeping from the rest of the world! The amazing vineyards of this region produce fantastic wine year after year.
Join us for a full day of wine tasting! We have carefully selected a selection of wineries, allowing you to get a well-rounded education and sampling of some of South Africa’s finest wines! We will introduce a mix of historic wine estates, boutique wineries, iconic wineries, and even a four-wheel drive visit to the vineyards high in the mountains (weather permitting)! At the end of the tour, your palate will thank you!
We will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Cape Town, and drive along Chapman’s Peak, a route that offers majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the 12 Apostles Peak.
Here are a list of wineries of the region:
Steenberg Vineyards – the oldest farm in South Africa’s premier wine growing region. This winery has an excellent reputation for producing award winning wines.
Eagles’ Nest – This winery’s origins can be traced back to 1836. It produces award winning wines with varietals best suited to the unique region of Eagles’ Nest.
Buitenverwachting – Recently restored to its former glory by the Mueller family.
High Constantia – A winery with rich history, this winery produces wines that echo its gracious past, while giving life to the subtle flavours born from the Constantia Valley climate.
Klein Constantia – Established in 1695, it is often described as one of the world’s most exquisite vineyards. Klein Constantia produces one of the most revered wines on Earth, Vin de Constance.
Constantia Uitsig – Named Constantia View until 1940, this winery was the home of the Lategan family for 5 generations. Purchased by the David and Marlene McCay in 1988, the winery has been restored to its former glory. Make sure you visit one of its 3 award winning restaurants.
Groot Constantia – This winery stands as a pillar of excellence for all wineries in South Africa.
Constantia Glen – Truly one of the gems of the region, Constantia Glen boasts a remakably cool climate location. It boasts some of the most distinctive wines due to its geographical location.
Beau Constantia – A beautiful boutique winery, they make a variety of amazing wines that simply dance upon your palate.