A wise person once said: “You cannot live on wine alone, add some chocolate!” The Chocolate and Wine Pairing at Groot Constantia is a heavenly experience which can be shared by sweethearts, as it is incredibly romantic; or as a basis for lengthy catch-up sessions with your best friends.

The Groot Constantia Chocolate and Wine Pairing experiences is a collaboration between two masters, winemaker Boela Gerber and chocolate master Annelie Morkel, who have created an unique experience to tantalize your senses! The Chocolate and Wine Pairing takes place at both tasting halls on the estate, where you can view beautiful artwork on the walls while you enjoy your tasting experience.

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The experience comprises of 5 delectable chocolates paired perfectly with 5 of Groot Constantia’s award winning wines.

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Are you ready for a new adventure? On your next wine tasting trip to Groot Constantia, book a wine tasting experience from R45.00 per person. Pre-book here.


  • Visit one of two tasting rooms to sample and purchase a selection of Groot Constantia’s award winning wines
  • Take one of the daily guided cellar tours and tastings, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the wine-making process
  • Explore the vast estate on foot – there are numerous walking paths, and joggers and dog walkers are also welcome to enjoy the surrounds
  • Dine at one of two celebrated restaurants – Jonkershuis and Simon’s at Groot Constantia
  • Take a journey back in time and explore the grand Manor House museum, which houses displays portraying early years on the estate
  • Combine a visit to Groot Constantia with a tour on the hop-on, hop-off City Sightseeing busses

What are your favourite things to do at Groot Constantia?

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One Destination, 7 Unbelievable Experiences

There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 7, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 7 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.

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