The Constantia wine region is probably the most famous wine trail in South Africa. This region was formerly the affluent suburb of the city of Cape Town. Today, it is home to several manor homes and heritage houses, which are used as getaway homes to escape the city life.
Situated only 15 minutes away from the center of Cape Town, this route showcases an eclectic blend of heritage, old wine houses and new-age boutique wineries thriving together and producing premium quality wine.
On this unique tour through the delectable region of Constantia, you will visit an interesting winery, Constantia Glen.
Constantia Glen is ideally located below Constantia Nek, just moments from the bustling Cape Town city centre. This picturesque boutique wine estate produces ultra-premium, cool climate wines: a boutique winery known for its bespoke wines. The 60-hectare property, situated at an altitude of 130 - 270 metres above sea level, has a mere 29 hectares under vine with production of Constantia Glen wines limited to 100,000 bottles a year.
On this wine tour, you will meet with the farm's CEO Dr. Prader, or the wine maker Justin Van Wyk, to embark on a walk through their picturesque vineyards where you will learn the history of the winery and the story of the wine region. A tour of the cellar will help you understand the wine-making process in this winery. A guided tasting of a large range of their wines will follow paired with cheese and charcuterie. And before you depart from this beautiful winery, you will be given a bottle of their classic Sauvignon Blanc as memorabilia.