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|

The red that’s still turning heads

Some things in life are worth the wait… and Constantia Uitsig’s Red Horizon 2013 is one such example. Having spent over a year in one of just 65 barrels before being bottled and hidden in the cellar for double that amount of time, Red Horizon 2013 is a shade darker than its sold-out predecessor, and the differences don’t stop there.

2017-12-05T09:15:05+02:00Jul 10th, 2017|News, The Tasting Sessions|

Bananas about bananas

Our resident horticulturalist, Niall, is bananas about bananas! “Not only are they great for you (loaded with potassium and vitamins), but they’re just as great for your garden too.” Even their skin is rich in potassium, so chop up some peels and drop them in a bucket of water. Leave it for a few days, [...]

2017-08-03T09:56:33+02:00Jul 3rd, 2017|News|

The art of dirt

Our resident gardening guru, Niall McKrill, shares his secrets to creating crème de la crème compost. “As winter approaches and piles of leaves begin to accumulate, now’s the perfect time to start making your own compost. So let’s get down and somewhat dirty…

2017-12-05T09:15:06+02:00Apr 26th, 2017|News|