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“Spring it On” Constantia – 15th to the 24th October

From the 15th to the 24th October The Constantia Valley Association invites you to the Constantia Valley where you will enjoy warm hospitality, fine wines, heavenly food and a lot of fun. “Spring it On” Constantia is the perfect way to shake off those winter blues and ready yourself for the coming summer season. Continue reading “Spring it On” Constantia – 15th to the 24th October

Eagle’s Nest Shiraz wins Best Shiraz 2009 in the IWSC!

EAGLES’ Nest, a boutique vineyard in Constantia, has won the International Wine & Spirit Competition’s (IWSC’s) International Trophy for the Best Shiraz in this year’s competition with their Shiraz 2007!

Only two other South African wine estates have received this award: Boland Kelder in 2001 and 2003, and Nederburg in 2007. Says Leaver: “Both previous South African winners are from well-established estates, the 2007 Eagles’ Nest Shiraz is, however, only our vineyard’s second release.”

Andrew Leaver, commercial manager of Eagles’ Nest, says: “We are delighted with this international acclaim. This is probably the most respected competition on the international stage. The finest wines from every wine region in the world enter, making the winner, essentially, the best example of its cultivar in the world.”

South African Wine Industry turns 350 years old!!


Although South Africa is counted amongst the New World’s wine producers, the first grapes were pressed for wine at the Cape, nearly 350 years ago, in 1659 under Jan van Riebeeck. He had come to the Cape in 1652 to establish a settlement on behalf of . . . → Read More: South African Wine Industry turns 350 years old!!