The Tasting Sessions2017-12-18T11:38:56+02:00


The long-awaited launch of our 5-star white blend is here. And as Jacques, AJ and I discovered, it’s well worth the wait. Natura Vista, meaning ‘Nature’s View’ is the new name of Constantia Uitsig’s renowned Constantia White Blend. It’s a subtle nod to the farm’s natural beauty and its historic name (which was ‘Constantia View’ from 1885 until 1941). Back into the present, savoring a glass of Natura Vista 2014, is itself a sight and sensory delight to behold…

Jun 29th, 2016|The Tasting Sessions|

It’s no secret that the Constantia Valley, with its crisp Atlantic breezes and sandstone-rich soils, is home to some of the country’s greatest white wines. Constantia Uitsig’s just-launched Sauvignon Blanc 2015 is by no means an exception – striking just the right balance between complexity and compatibility.

Mar 7th, 2016|The Tasting Sessions|

It’s the beginning of a brand new year. The festive season is freshly behind us, and in its wake, Jacques, Neil and myself are sitting in Open Door reflecting on the year that’s past and the year ahead. Having freshly explored the idea of resolutions and how to make them stick (see this post), I asked each of my companions if they had any personal goals in mind. It turns out we’re all aiming to do life a little differently (and way more philosophically) this year…

Jan 28th, 2016|The Tasting Sessions|