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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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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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Petit Frère 2010

Released on Mar 2013

We are very pleased to introduce our new little brother, “Petit Frère”, the 2nd wine from renowned Stellenbosch property, Anwilka, which merged with Klein Constantia Estate in mid-2012. The name […]

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Harvest Diary 2013

Released on Mar 2013

Last few weeks of February Mostly all of the estate sauvignon blanc will be harvested by the second week of March and all the chardonnay we use to make the […]

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Star for Life 2013

Released on Mar 2013

On Wednesday 27th February, Klein Constantia hosted a charity gala evening for Star for Life- a Swedish non-profit programme devoted to preventing the spread of HIV among young people in […]

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Vin de Constance 22 Vintage Vertical Tasting

Released on Oct 2012

As a prelude to the 2012 Cape Wine week, Klein Constantia was privileged to host a very special Vin de Constance vertical tasting of every modern vintage since 1986. The […]

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Perdeblokke 2010 Launch

Released on Aug 2012

The Perdeblok is a unique sauvignon blanc block high up on the slopes of the Constantiaberg which has produced some of Klein Constantia’s best quality grapes since its planting in […]

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