The Finest Wine Farms to Go to in Constantia 2023

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The wine farms in Constantia are situated near the Cape City metropolis middle, that is the place wine-making began in South Africa. The spectacular suburb of Constantia presents a wine route internet hosting the oldest wine farms in South Africa and produces among the finest wines within the nation. The breathtakingly stunning wine estates are located ten minutes away from the favored Hout Bay and are lower than 20 minutes from the centre of  Cape City. Don’t miss this implausible drive for an excellent wine tasting expertise. 

Spectacular views of the Constantia wine valley from the Constantia Glen wine estate.
Spectacular views of the Constantia wine valley from the Constantia Glen wine property.

Finest Wines to Style on the Constantia Wine Route

Sauvignon Blanc – If you’re a fan of white wine, the Sauvignon Blanc wines are polished by the ocean breeze of the close by Atlantic Ocean in a not-to-miss place in Cape City.

Bordeaux Blends – A crimson Bordeaux mix is a mixture of two or extra of the traditional Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec. The Bordeaux blends created within the fertile Constantia Valley are an actual deal with and we had a implausible time tasting our approach round among the finest Bordeaux’s in South Africa, top-notch, worldwide high quality.

Dessert Wines – Wine estates in Constantia have been well-known for candy dessert wines 300 years in the past and the trendy dessert wines nonetheless produced within the area are premium wines and an actual deal with. On a historic wine farm drink a few of South Africa’s high wines from the oldest producers within the nation. Make sure that to incorporate the Constantia Valley in your Cape City itinerary.

Wine Excursions in Constantia

Self-drive is a good way to discover the Constantia wine area, Rental Vehicles is our favourite technique to discover implausible offers on automobile leases. There are additionally some nice wine excursions from Cape City to go to one of the best wine farms and wine cellars of the Constantia Valley. Get picked up at your lodging and benefit from the information of your native wine guides taking you to one of the best Constantia wine farms!

  • Premium Full-Day Wine Tour in Constantia from Cape City Consists of Non-public cellar excursions, 4WD car tour by means of the vineyards, 3-course lunch at an award-winning vineyard restaurant
  • Nicely-rated Constantia wine tour, consists of 4 wine estates, tastings, decide up and drop off at your lodging. Go to Groot Constantia, Eagles Nest, and Constantia Glenn for a wonderful wine tasting expertise.
  • Constantia Wine Tour by Jeep, Features a gourmand Cheese Platter for lunch, a Jeep Wrangler as your tour car, MCC at a lookout level, 3 Wine Tastings on the Constantia Valley wine route.
  • Constantia Wine Tour by Bicycle

Extremely Rated – African Story Wine Tour within the Cape Winelands.

  • Paarl, Franschoek, and Stellenbosch
  • go to 4 totally different wineries
  • resort pickup and round-trip transport from Cape City

Superb Constantia Wine Farms

The Constantia Valley Wine Route has a implausible collection of wine farms, gorgeous views, scrumptious meals, and naturally award-winning wines. Wine tasting in Constantia is among the hottest issues to do in Cape City. Experiencing the unreal wine areas of the Western Cape is an exercise to not miss when exploring South Africa. The Wine of Origin District ‘Cape City’ incorporates a complete of 30 wine farms and is split into the wards Constantia, Durbanville, Philadelphia, and Hout Bay. For a wonderful various wine-tasting path to Constantia, go to the gorgeous Durbanville Wine Route simply outdoors Cape City.

Beau Constantia

Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm located on the high of Constantia Nek with spectacular views of the Constantia Valley all the best way to False Bay and the Helderberg Mountains. The superbly designed venue blends completely with the pure atmosphere and the entire property is really one thing particular with even a soccer area within the vineyards. Consuming world-class wines in such an ideal setting is a implausible expertise.

The Beautiful tasting venue at Beau Constantia with fantastic views blends perfectly into the natural environment.
The Lovely tasting venue at Beau Constantia with implausible views blends completely into the pure atmosphere.

Don’t miss the ‘bathroom with a view’, one-way glass ends in an excellent view of the vineyards when utilizing the restrooms.

Wish to showcase Cape City? You cannot go incorrect by taking your visitors to some of the stunning farms in South Africa.

Wine Tasting at Beau Constantia

The Beau Constantia tasting room is certainly one of our favourite tasting venues in all the Cape Winelands, the views whereas tasting are implausible you may even see the seashore city Hangklip on a pleasant day! Tasting is obtainable inside or outside. The views weren’t the one factor we loved, the wines have been nice.

Among the wines have been named after relations. Our favourite wine was the Lucca (2016) Bordeaux mix of Merlot and Cabernet Franc with cherry and plum aromas. The Pas de nom MCC was one other nice wine, 100% Chardonnay with a wealthy, creamy yeasty aroma. This standard tasting room can get very busy and reserving is beneficial.

Award-winning wines to not miss – Beau Constantia Stella 2017 (Shiraz), Beau Constantia Lucca 2016 (Pink Mix)

Beau Constantia is residence to the favored Chef’s Warehouse, eating with one of the best view in Cape City. This standard fine-dining restaurant presents a seasonal, produce-driven menu that adjustments recurrently paired with positive wine. Lunch service is from 12.00 till 14.30, from 17.30 till 19.30, Wednesday to Saturday, and lunch solely on Sundays. Reserve at Chef´s Warehouse

Awesome view over the vineyards from the 'Loo with a view' at Beau Constantia
Superior view over the vineyards from the ‘Lavatory with a view’ at Beau Constantia

Issues To Do at Beau Constantia

Craft beer and gin tasting have turn out to be a really stylish factor in South Africa. Collaborating with  Man Munton Non-public Artisanal Distiller, Beau Constantia produces some superb Gin. The farm additionally sells craft beer and cider from Darling Breweries and Cluver & Jack Cider.

Buitenverwachting

The Lovely wine farm Buitenverwachting is situated on the east-facing slopes of Constantiaberg solely a few kilometers from False Bay. The proper place to eat, drink, and benefit from the summer season solar, with a mouth-watering platter on the rolling lawns of this superb wine farm within the Constantia Valley surrounded by 250-year-old bushes.

Buitenverwachting has a wonderful espresso store and deli. High quality espresso even roasting their very own beans. A brand new positive eating restaurant is busy opening on the premises, thrilling instances!

Wine Tasting at Buitenverwachting

The tasting venue is the historic thatch-roofed Buitenverwachting cellar. The cellar makes for a really good tasting venue. The world is gorgeous with the outdated Dutch colonial-style constructing, large garden, and huge bushes, however there are not any views of the encircling wine valley. It was a pleasant sunny day and we had an excellent tasting on the terrace overlooking the outstretched lawns. The tasting assistant had good information of the wines and the world.

Wine tasting on the terrace overlooking the outstretched lawns of Buitenverwachting.
Alya tasting wine on the terrace overlooking the outstretched lawns of Buitenverwachting.

The world is well-known for Sauvignon Blanc wines, however our clear favourite was the wooded Chardonnay and a bottle of this wealthy wine with hints of butterscotch went residence with us. We don’t usually drink rose, however cherished the Buitenverwachting 2020 rose, this Blanc de Noir ‘Bordeaux Mix’ had robust peach and strawberry flavors. If you wish to take residence a well-priced white wine for on a regular basis consuming, the Buitenblanc a mix of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, and Chenin Blanc is sweet worth for cash and nice for a sunny summer season braai. Informal charcuterie platters with recent baguettes can be found to eat whereas tasting on the garden.

Award-winning wines to strive – Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Buitenverwachting ‘1769’ 2017 (Noble Late Harvest, 500ml)

  • Reservations (021) 794 5190/1
  • Wine tasting Monday – Saturday: 10h00 – 16h00
  • Buitenverwachting is closed on Sundays

Restaurant at Buitenverwachting

Past Restaurant is run by culinary director Peter Tempelhoff, one of many Cape’s most extremely acclaimed and pioneering cooks. The highly-rated restaurant is housed in one of many outdated thatched buildings on the Buitenverwachting wine farm and has implausible views of the vineyards. A surprisingly inexpensive eating expertise to not be missed. Reserve at Past Restaurant

Having our caffeine boost Coffee-BloC-at-Buitenverwacht they roast the beans on site. at
Having our caffeine enhance at Espresso BloC at Buitenverwachting they roast the beans on website.

Espresso at Buitenverwachting

Buitenverwachting’s Espresso store, Espresso BloC, presents quite a lot of artisan coffees created from beans they roast recent on-site. We’re a little bit little bit of espresso snobs and have been proud of our caffeine repair made with beans from native roaster Warren Machanik. If you’re a espresso lover, don’t miss our information to the finest espresso outlets in Cape City.

A small breakfast menu as effectively and a few pastries and truffles are additionally obtainable.

COFFEE BLOC TIMES: Monday to Saturday – 8h00 to 16h00 – kitchen closes at 15:00, closed on Sundays

Espresso BloC Tel: 021 794 5190

Constantia Glen

Situated on the slopes of the Constantiaberg mountain, under Constantia Nek, Constantia Glen is a wonderful boutique wine farm with unreal views of the encircling wine valley. One of the best ways I can describe the wine tasting at this superior farm is ‘tremendous impressed’, with all the pieces – the wines, the venue, and the unreal views. Sitting on the verandah surrounded by vineyards overlooking the wine valley we had a implausible morning consuming a Flammkuchen for brunch and tasting some nice wines.

Constantia Glen - tasting wine and eating a delicious Flamkuchen at the beautiful farm.
Constantia Glen – tasting wine and consuming a scrumptious Flamkuchen on the stunning farm.

Wine Tasting at Constantia Glen

The venue is implausible, the outdated stables contained in the vineyards have unreal views all the best way to the ocean, whether or not you select to sit down inside or outdoors. Our tasting assistant was nice with quite a lot of information in regards to the wines, and the historical past of the farms and gave us good ideas for surrounding farms to go to. There have been a number of tasting choices.

The wines have been all a bit dear, however we cherished all 4 wines, and deciding what to purchase was not simple. The names of the wines are quite simple, every wine was named the variety of cultivars making up the mix. Constantia Glen Two is a white wine created from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, gentle oak and tropical fruit flavors make this an excellent wine. Constantia Glen Three (2017) and Constantia Glen 5 (2016) are two premium crimson Bordeaux blends. 5 was a extra advanced wine, however we cherished the graceful 3 and took a bottle residence for our subsequent steak braai!

Quite a lot of platters can be found if you wish to snack on one thing throughout your wine tasting. It is a implausible location to point out off Cape City whereas having fun with a tasting and sharing a platter of snacks.

I’ll advocate you ebook a tasting, this stunning venue could be very standard.

Award-winning wine to style – Constantia Glen 5 2015 (Pink Mix), Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Sitting basically in the vineyards tasting wine, the views at Constantia Glen was our favorite on the Constantia wine route.
Sitting mainly within the vineyards tasting wine, the views at Constantia Glen was our favourite on the Constantia wine route.

The restaurant at Constantia Glen

Mainly sitting contained in the winery, surrounded by towering mountains you will battle to seek out lunch with a greater view. The restaurant serves Platters, Flammkuchen, Mains, Salads, and Desserts, it’s not a positive eating restaurant (making it inexpensive). Among the mains on the menu included; fillet, tuna, a beef burger, trout rosti, and a vegan mushroom burger. We had the ‘winemakers Flammkuchen (thin-based woodfired pizza), it was nice for breakfast with boerewors items (native sausage) and eggs among the many toppings.

Constantia Glen Reservations

Opening instances – Monday to Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday 10:00 – 16:00

Constantia Uitsig

Situated between the east-facing slopes of Constantia Berg and False Bay, Constantia Uitsig is a novel and busy property that has been making wine for 300 years. Whenever you arrive you may’t miss the large trendy glass wine cellar, seeing the barrels and all of the wine-making motion by means of the partitions. Tasting, consuming, and buying takes place at Heritage Market, a strolling lane lined by charming white restored laborer’s cottages that host a spread of artisan craft producers together with sushi, slow-churned ice cream, deluxe sweets, craft beer, wonderful single-origin espresso, and extra high quality merchandise to style.

The beautiful glass cellar at Constantia Uitsig on this awesome estate.
The attractive glass cellar at Constantia Uitsig on this superior property.

The favored working farm with its peaceable ambiance and implausible views hosts quite a lot of venues and actions together with the favored Block Home kitchen and ‘The Bike Park’ mountain bike park designed and constructed for all ranges and ages by earlier South African Mountain Bike Champ Chris Nixon.

Constantia Uitsig was a part of the unique farm Constantia based by Simon Van der Stel in 1685. Through the years Constantia Uitsig was a part of Bergvliet, Buitenverwachting, and in the end Constantia View. The identify Constantia View was modified in 1941 to the present identify of the farm Constantia Uitsig.

Wine Tasting at Constantia Uitsig

The brand new Constantia Uitsig Cellar is a large, stunning glass constructing seen when coming into the property. Wine tastings are nevertheless carried out on the wine store, one of many charming white cottages, on the Heritage Market.

The most well-liked cultivars grown in Uitsig embrace Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay. There is just one tasting possibility obtainable for R60 together with 4 wines. We actually loved the Natura Vista (a Semillon/sauvignon blanc mix) and the Constantia Pink a wonderful Bordeaux mix. Artisanal cheese and charcuterie platters can be found with the tasting.

Award-winning wine to style – Semillon 2018

Constantia Uitsig Heritage Market

Go to the Heritage Market with cozy outlets for some top-quality handmade produce.

The Sushi Field, created by famend chef Christo Bornman, a relaxed, upmarket sushi expertise.

Tasting, eat and shop your way around the Heritage Market at Constantia Uitsig, a walking lane lined by charming white restored laborer's  cottages that host a range of artisan craft producers.
Style, eat, and store your approach across the Heritage Market at Constantia Uitsig, a strolling lane lined by charming white restored laborer’s cottages that host a spread of artisan craft producers.

Kristen’s Kick Ass Ice Cream – following our tasting we had an kick-ass ice cream at Kristen’s, a baked cone with a scoop of salted caramel and a scoop of darkish chocolate and low ice cream. It was an enormous ice cream, scrumptious. The whole lot is handmade from scratch – even the marshmallows, cookies, and different condiments. Attempt freshly made waffles, doughnuts, cookies, and extra!

Nest-Deli – we had a wonderful breakfast and nice espresso at Nest-Delhi. Additionally they serve gentle lunches and truffles.

The Bike Park hosts quite a lot of trails and obstacles to enhance the bike dealing with abilities of cyclists of all ranges and ages. Challenges within the park embrace a difficult observe, filth leap strains, rock gardens, slim suspended paths, a sand pit, drop-offs, and an superior sky bridge.

The Bike Park is open 09H00-17H00 7 days every week. Bike Park Reserving important

Bike leases, ability teaching, repairs, and a motorbike store can be found on the premises.

Eating places at Constantia Uitsig

There are three eating places at Constantia Uitsig; Nest Deli, La Grotto Ristorante, and The Blockhouse Kitchen.

La Grotto Ristorante prepares genuine Italian dishes together with Pizzas, Pastas, Seafood and Veal all made by hand utilizing natural components. Open:

Tuesday – Saturday for Lunch: 12:00 – 15:00, Monday: closed
Dinner: 18:00 – 22:00, Sunday: Lunch: 12:00-17:00 Bookings – 021 205 5622

The Blockhouse Kitchen is a relaxed and casual restaurant specializing in seasonal, native produce. They work with sustainable meals and solely observe moral preparation practices. The Blockhouse Kitchen presents breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The menu features a vary of high-end burgers, pasta, fish, lamb, and pork dishes. Make a reservation on the Blockhouse Kitchen

Nest-Deli presents single-origin coffees, breakfasts, gentle lunches, and truffles on the Heritage Market.

Eagle’s Nest

Nestled on the high of Constantia Nek Move, with vineyards unfold out throughout the slopes of Constantia Mountain, Eagles Nest is simply 10.5 km from the nice and cozy False Bay shoreline. The attractive tasting space with lush lawns and huge bushes is implausible for having fun with a wine tasting and one thing to snack on in a relaxed environment. We ate a scrumptious platter right here, I can strongly advocate the cheese board. When you like crimson wines it is a nice farm to go to, they produce some top-notch Shiraz and Merlot wines.

The the Artisan Cheese Platter on the lush lawns of Eagle's nest was one of our favorites.
The Artisan Cheese Platter on the luxurious lawns of Eagle’s Nest was certainly one of our favorites.

Wine Tasting at Eagle’s Nest

We had a implausible morning tasting wine within the tranquil setting within the backyard at Eagle’s Nest. The backyard surroundings is gorgeous, with a well-kept garden and terrace with tasting benches below the huge bushes. As a result of the tasting space is hidden in a forest of giant bushes there isn’t a view of the encircling vineyards and Constantia valley. The tasting price is R85 together with 5 wines. Our favourite was the Eagle’s Nest Shiraz (2016) a implausible wine with blackcurrant, blueberries, licorice, and white pepper flavors. We loved the Viognier (2018) with citrus and peach notes and have been impressed by the easy-drinking 2016 Merlot with cherry and berry fruit flavors. We cherished the Artisan Cheese Platter with beneficiant cheese cuts and the star was the superb freshly baked bread, we purchased an additional roll. They provided quite a lot of platters.

Award-winning wines to strive – Eagle’s Nest Viognier 2018, Eagle’s Nest Merlot 2015, Eagle’s Nest Shiraz 2016

Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia wine farm is the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa, established in 1685 by the VOC Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, Simon van der Stel. The vineyards of Groot Constantia are situated on the japanese facet of Desk Mountain with the property overlooking False Bay.

The oldest wine property in South Africa is among the ‘must-visit websites’ in Cape City with loads of thrilling actions. Go on a guided or self-guided tour with the cellphone app. Go to the property museum, vineyards, and artwork gallery, or get one thing to eat on the two top-notch eating places, Simon’s and the Jonkershuis below enormous oak bushes on the famed Manor Home.

Jonkershuis, dine under huge oak trees at the famed Manor House
Jonkershuis, dine below enormous oak bushes on the famed Manor Home.

Simon Van der Stel, with each Simonstown and Stellenbosch named after him, might select any place within the Cape to determine his farm.

Wine Tasting at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia has three totally different tasting rooms, the underside cellar on the entrance of the Property with a wide array of native artwork, the highest cellar near Simon’s restaurant, and the historic Cloete Cellar the place Grand Constance is made.

We tasted on the high cellar. The tasting room was small however purposeful, you may style on the bar or round wine barrels within the tasting room. Sadly, there isn’t a outdoors tasting or any views of the gorgeous Groot Constantia wine property.

On your tasting, you may have an possibility of ten wines, from which you’ll be able to select any 5, the pourings are beneficiant and we shared a tasting. We cherished the Gouverneurs Reserve (2017), a wonderful Bordeaux mix with darkish chocolate and darkish fruit aromas, and the spicey Shiraz (2017) with licorice notes of which we purchased a bottle, I’ll attempt to preserve for a 12 months or so (however that’s extremely unlikely!)

Constantia Wyn was made by Van der Stel on Constantia within the late 1600s. The favourite wine of Napoleon Bonaparte originated from “Grand Constance”, the French translation for Groot Constantia. The dessert wine was cherished by emperors and kings 18th and nineteenth centuries, from Frederick the Nice of Prussia to King Louis Phillipe of France, and celebrated by Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. Fashionable-day Grand Constance is premium wine and doesn’t come low-cost at R771/$51 for a 375ml bottle, however an actual deal with. The Groot Constantia Grand Constance is created from Muscat d’Frontignan. The grapes are left on the vine to desiccate till it’s near being raisins. After fermentation, the wine is matured in oak, with out fortification. White Muscat is mixed with a little bit crimson Muscat, giving this dessert wine a wonderful amber colour.

Grand Constance was highly regarded in Napoleon’s period and the primary classic was relaunched within the trendy period in 2005, made by award-winning winemaker Boela Gerber. Ask properly on the tasting, it’s not included within the tasting, however we requested our host and we have been fortunate with an open bottle, it’s actually one thing particular on this historic farm.

At Groot Constantia we tasted the Grand Constance 2016, the wine that was so popular in Napoleon's era
At Groot Constantia, we tasted the Grand Constance 2016, the wine that was so standard in Napoleon’s period

After tasting at Groot Constantia you may take your crystal glass residence as a memento. There’s a wine and chocolate pairing on provide with sweets created to go with the wines.

Award-winning wines to strive – Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Issues to do at Groot Constantia

It is a massive property with many issues to see. Do a guided tour or observe the Customer’s Route. This round route may be explored with the assistance of free smartphone apps. Obtain the cellphone apps and uncover hidden gems on the property throughout a self-guided tour, there are three free audio strolling excursions you may obtain! On the route, discover the unique Cape Dutch Manor Home, go to the well-known Cloete Cellar the place Grand Constance was made, and discover the wine museum and cultural historical past museum.

Groot Constantia has two well-known eating places on website: Jonkershuis and Simon’s.

Jonkershuis Restaurant Constantia is within the middle of the Groot Constantia Wine Property subsequent to the historic Homestead and surrounded by historical oak bushes. The restaurant serves decadent breakfasts and lunches subsequent to the fireside in winter or below the traditional oak bushes on a pleasant summer season day.

Make a reservation at Jonkershuis Restaurant

Simon’s restaurant has relaxed Al Fresco or A La Carte meals and particular outside picnics. They serve a mixture of traditional and distinctive dishes together with Gradual Roasted Lamb Shoulder, Braised Pork Stomach, Burgers, Traditional Fish and chips, or vegetarian choices.

Tel: 021 794 1143 | E mail: [email protected] 

Klein Constantia

With a implausible setting on the Constantia mountain slopes, Klein Constantia has the proper setting for producing high quality wine and has picturesque vistas over False Bay and the Constantia Valley. Klein means ‘small’ and Klein Constantia was a part of the huge Constantia property based in 1685 till 1712.

The beautiful vineyards of Klein Consantia estate.
The attractive vineyards of Klein Consantia property.

Wine Tasting at Klein Constantia

Klein Constantia has a pleasant tasting room with an off-the-cuff environment a couple of kilometer’s drive up a slim highway from the farm entrance. I cherished that you would see into the cellar in the course of the tasting, however the tasting room doesn’t have any views of the Constantia Valley. Upon entry, there are some well-presented information in regards to the historical past of the farms on the Constantia wine routes. A big glass panel means that you can see contained in the cellar whereas having fun with your tasting with a view over the barrels and tanks inside this legendary cellar. The tasting assistant was useful and will reply our questions concerning the wines and the historical past of the farm.

A number of tasting choices can be found, a Traditional tasting together with traditional and premium tasting.

The Signature Sauvignon Blanc tasting consists of 5 totally different Sauvignon Blancs together with some restricted and unreleased wines.

The meals and wine pairing is sweet with 5 wines paired with a mixture of native cheeses, pâtés & nougat.

Art exhibition at the Klein Constantia cellar.
Artwork exhibition on the Klein Constantia cellar.

Vin de Constance tasting – style 3 library vintages of this iconic wine alongside the present releases. The legendary candy wines of Constantia have been made right here on the unique Constantia property. Within the trendy period, Klein Constantia was the primary to aim to relaunch the favored Constantia Wyn, cherished by Napoleon, Charles Dickens, and Jane Austen. Winemaker Adam Mason labored with lecturers to recreate this legendary wine. Klein Constantia is world-renowned for its revival of Vin de Constance which it launched in 1986. This historic candy wine is one thing distinctive and it’s nice that this dear dessert wine can also be included in each tasting choices.

Award-winning wines to not miss – Klein Constantia Vin de Constance Pure Candy 2016, Klein Constantia Brut 2016 (MCC)

The Restaurant at Klein Constantia

The Bistro at Klein Constantia is situated subsequent to the tasting room below the Jacaranda bushes and focuses on recent regionally sourced seasonal components. Cordon Bleau chef Graham Davies goals to showcase the wealthy culinary historical past of South Africa together with his robust European affect.

[email protected] +27 21 794 5188

Issues To Do at Klein Constantia

There are a few good excursions together with tastings obtainable on the property.

Klein Constantia Cellar Tour and Property Tasting – 45-minute guided tour of the cellar adopted by an property tasting of your alternative.

Klein Constantia winery tour and property tasting Guided tour of the winery takes about 60 minutes, cease on the dam for a tasting of our Brut Methode Cap Classique, adopted by an property tasting of your alternative.

Steenberg

Registered in 1682 Steenberg property is the oldest farm in South Africa. The farm has a tremendous tasting venue, we cherished the ambiance; the décor is trendy but distinctive. Sit within the elegant tasting lounge or calm down on the terrace surrounded by infinity swimming pools to get pleasure from your tasting. The property has a golf course, award-winning resort, spa, and two eating places, the bistro-style Sixteen Eighty-Two and the positive eating restaurant Tryn.

The terrace outside at the stylish Steenberg tasting venue in Constantia.
The terrace outdoors on the trendy Steenberg tasting venue in Constantia.

Wine Tasting at Steenberg

The tasting venue at Steenberg farm is implausible. You’ll be able to sit inside (with superb views of the environment) or outdoors on the terrace surrounded by infinity swimming pools. There are a number of choices for tasting; the Specific tasting, Traditional tasting, and the flagship tasting. We had a flagship tasting providing 6 wines within the Steenberg flagship vary. Our tasting assistant was nice with in depth information of the wines and the world. The Nebbiolo (2017) was fairly distinctive since we aren’t actually aware of this Italian crimson wine grape selection. Our favourite was the Steenberg Catharina (2017) Bordeaux-style mix with cherry and darkish chocolate flavors.

Steenberg Lodge

The five-star Steenberg Lodge presents a novel mixture of heritage, positive wine, and wonderful delicacies. The resort has a spa middle and hosts a championship golf course. Luxurious lodging, gorgeous surroundings & peaceable ambiance on the Constantia wine route. Reserving and Opinions.

The Steenberg Lodge was voted Finest Luxurious Lodge in Africa in 2011 by TripAdvisor

Eating places at Steenberg

Tryn – is a Modern Restaurant; with stunning positive eating overlooking the backyard, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Named after the founding father of the farm Catharina (Tryn) Ustings Ras. Government Chef Kerry Kilpin and her group mix Asian, Center Japanese, and classically ready dishes in distinctive methods. Company can order drinks on the bar and luxuriate in alfresco eating (climate allowing). Reservations are required. +27 21 713 7178 [email protected]
Bistro Sixteen82 – Named after the 12 months through which Steenberg was established, 1682. Common for tapas and bistro-style meals; breakfast, lunch, and lightweight fare. Company can get pleasure from alfresco eating (climate allowing). Reservations are required. Open day by day. +27 21 713 2211 [email protected]

Issues to do at Steenberg

Steenberg Spa is a state-of-the-art facility with 4 remedy rooms together with rooms for {couples} and outside remedy areas. Companies which can be obtainable embrace deep-tissue massages, sizzling stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is open day by day.

Different amenities obtainable on-site

  • {Golfing}
  • Golf driving vary
  • Helicopter/airplane excursions
  • Mountain climbing/biking trails

Eating places at Steenberg

Tryn – is a Modern Restaurant; with stunning positive eating overlooking the backyard, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Named after the founding father of the farm Catharina (Tryn) Ustings Ras. Government Chef Kerry Kilpin and her group mix Asian, Center Japanese, and classically ready dishes in distinctive methods. Company can order drinks on the bar and luxuriate in alfresco eating (climate allowing). Reservations are required. +27 21 713 7178 [email protected]
Bistro Sixteen82 – Named after the 12 months through which Steenberg was established, 1682. Common for tapas and bistro-style meals; breakfast, lunch, and lightweight fare. Company can get pleasure from alfresco eating (climate allowing). Reservations are required. Open day by day. +27 21 713 2211 [email protected]

Issues to do at Steenberg

Steenberg Spa is a state-of-the-art facility with 4 remedy rooms together with rooms for {couples} and outside remedy areas. Companies which can be obtainable embrace deep-tissue massages, sizzling stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is open day by day.

Different amenities obtainable on-site

  • {Golfing}
  • Golf driving vary
  • Helicopter/airplane excursions
  • Mountain climbing/biking trails

Sights on the Constantia Wine Route

Wine tasting just isn’t all about wine, another elements to think about when planning your tasting route:

  • Finest views – Beau Constantia and Constantia Glen on the higher foothills of the Constantiaberg.
  • An superior cup of espresso – Espresso BloC at Buitenverwacht
  • Favourite Snack – Flammkuchen at Constantia Glenn or Artisan Cheese Platter with freshly baked bread at Eagle’s Nest
  • Adrenaline exercise – The Bike Park at Constantia Uitsig
  • Be taught one thing about historical past – Self-guided property tour of the Groot Constantia property with a cellphone app.
  • Household day – quite a lot of superb handmade produce, from sushi to ice cream on the Heritage Market Constantia Uitsig.
  • Spa – need to get pampered? go to the state-of-the-art spa at Steenberg.

The attractive drive across the Constantia Valley is certainly one of probably the most scenic highway journeys in Cape City pretty near the Cape City metropolis centre. 

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