At Groot Constantia, it is believed that celebration is always cause for a good glass of wine and a good glass of wine is always cause for celebration.

Take note of these special days for the rest of 2020 so you can raise a glass to toast the occasion. See all the important dates here.

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Every Wednesday – International #WineWednesday

Groot Constantia’s Blanc de Noir – a strawberry pink blend made from 60% Merlot and 40% Rosé – is a great way to celebrate “hump day”. Groot Constantia Blanc de Noir is best enjoyed while watching the sunset.

 

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International Rosé Day – 26 June

A few sips of Groot Constantia Rosé is just what you need to beat the winter blues.

 

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Cabernet Sauvignon Day – 3 September

Welcome Spring with a glass sultry Cabernet Sauvignon. This full-bodied wine is “swirling with ripe, black fruit flavours like black currant and ripe cherries, followed by layers of tobacco leaf, cinnamon and cedarwood on the nose”.

 

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International Pinotage Day – 12 October

Pinotage is a proudly South African varietal and is currently planted all over the world. This day honours and celebrates South Africa’s wine heritage. Learn about this varietal here.

 

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International Drink Local Wine Week – 5-11 October

Drink Local Wine Week is an annual event celebrated every second week of October that encourages bloggers and wine columnists to write something about their local wines. Celebrate this worthwhile and fun cause by supporting local!

 

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Champagne Day – October 16

“Champagne! In victory one deserves it, in defeat one needs it.” – Napoleon Bonaparte. Pop a bottle  of Groot Constantia’s Methodé Cap Classique or and raise a toast to life.

 

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International Merlot Day – November 7

International Merlot Month is in November and Groot Constantia’s Merlot are renowned and in demand for their spicy blend of local berry fruit flavours.

 

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International Wine Tourism Day – November 7

Wine Tourism Day is designed to promote the concept of travelling to wine regions on vacation and highlight the economic impact of wine tourism around the world. This day is very important for South Africa and a matter close to the heart of Groot Constantia!

 

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