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3 June 1807

Released on Jun 2013

On this day in 1807, American president and wine connoisseur Thomas Jefferson sent a letter to his Secretary of the Treasury, Albert Galattin, proposing a “more equal” tariff on wines […]

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14 May 1974

Released on May 2013

On this day in 1974, the Cape Times reported that the fate of the 300-year-old Constantia Valley was sealed in 105 minutes at a special meeting of the Divisional Council […]

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The Story of Vin de Constance [video]

Released on May 2013

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Constantia…Joséphine

Released on May 2013

On 5th May 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte died while in exile on the South Atlantic island of St Helena. The military general and first emperor of France had started showing signs […]

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Gatsby Glamour & Klein Constantia – April 1911

Released on Apr 2013

It was in April 1911 that a milliner (ladies hat designer) from Paarl named Abraham Lochner de Villiers married one of America’s wealthiest heiresses, namely Clara Hussey, granddaughter of the […]

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April 1804

Released on Apr 2013

In April 1804, the American ship Horizon stopped at the Cape of Good Hope before continuing on its journey home to Charleston with 243 ‘surviving’ Mozambican slaves: countless others had […]

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Klein Constantia Archives

Released on Apr 2013

17 April – On this day in 1880, France’s Empress Euégnie arrived in Cape Town, following in the footsteps of her son, Louis Napoléon, Prince Imperial of France, who had […]

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Klein Constantia Finds New US Importers

Released on Apr 2013

Klein Constantia Estate has entered into an agreement with fine wine importer Craft + Estate to represent the brand in the US market.

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Vin de Constance Skype Tasting and Dinner

Released on Apr 2013

With Amps Fine Wines at The Oundle Mill, UK.

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