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Seeing Stars

This past weekend saw the unveiling of John Platter’s 2018 Wine Guide. And once again, we’re delighted with the ratings bestowed on Constantia Uitsig, as well as our Valley at large. In the words of our friends from Port2Port: “The (Platter’s) Guide is to South African Wine, what Lonely Planet is to travel.” Indeed, in [...]

2017-12-14T11:00:58+02:00Nov 7th, 2017|News|

Growing People

At Constania Uitsig, we grow grapes and make wine, but we’re just as committed to growing and investing in our people too. That’s why we’ve just unveiled the Uitsig Family Barn… it’s a space for our staff to feel at home and unwind when not hard at work in the vineyards or gardens. Featuring [...]

2017-12-14T11:01:33+02:00Nov 7th, 2017|News|

What’s up at Uitsig?

  Just as expected, in early September we celebrated the first signs of Spring in the form of tiny Semillon buds shyly unfurling on long-dormant vines. Since then, every vineyard block has begun to follow suit.   Although still some months away, our next harvest is a much-anticipated one, as it will be the first [...]

2017-12-05T09:15:04+02:00Sep 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Birds of a feather

BIRDS OF A FEATHER Winter is over. The sun is shining. And it’s a long weekend in ode of Heritage Day. There’s never been a better excuse to bust out your braai tongs and toast to the good days ahead and our collective heritage behind us. In honour of just that, here are our favourite [...]

2017-12-05T09:15:04+02:00Sep 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Green tips

Green tips Our resident horticulturalist Niall shares his tried-and-tested tips for the season ahead… “Spring is in the air – all the allergies, sniffy noses, and red eyes are fairly good indicators that things are happening to the trees and flowers around us. Now we need to get going with our summer garden planning…   [...]

2017-09-22T11:59:25+02:00Sep 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

In the spotlight

In the spotlight This month, acclaimed Master of Wine, Tim Atkin met some of our wines as well as our winemaker, Jacques. The result? An impressive 3 Constantia Uitsig wines were given his highest stamp of approval… ratings in the enviable 90’s!   Constantia Uitsig Semillon 2015 – 92 points An exquisitely complex nose of [...]

2017-09-22T11:55:49+02:00Sep 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|