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  • Pinotage

    History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • The Groot Constantia wine estate is a long way from France. That didn’t stop the winery from sending shock waves from Europe to Africa when it was announced the estate’s 2013 Chardonnay won the title of world’s best Chardonnay at the 22nd annual Chardonnay du Monde competition this past March in Burgundy. “Beating more than 800 other entrants fr... Read More

    From the article South African Chard Takes Crown of World's Best at French Competition


  • Groot Constantia Shiraz 6/Cs South Africa 2007

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    A rich, full flavoured Shiraz. Deep Garnet in colour. Fruity nose of blackcurrant and a savoury mixtureVery long flavour, full bodied and with strong red fruit and stewed mushrooms.Complex and satisfying. Drinking now but will undoubtedly age for 10 years.Has already thrown a sediment and is unfiltered or fined. Sept 2011. Read More

    Wine review by Simon Parton


  • Hey there - As a young wine drinker (22 yrs. old) I am still new to the wine world. I want to acquire as much wine knowledge as possible, and all of my mentors have pushed me down the same path, taste, taste, taste! Therefore I am at the point where I find it imperative that I begin to develop my pallet. What I am looking for are lower priced wi... Read More

    Forum post in the topic true to varietal recommendations


  • Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon Constantia 2006

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    Wine review by Freshdick


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