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All Cape wine estates are producing good wines. And many produce truly excellent wines. So, which ones to visit?
Beau Constantia wine estate has the highest altitude vineyards in the Constantia Valley. This unique gem is the start of our "Gravity Tour", ending with a visit to Klein Constantia at the lowest point of this intriguing valley.
In the late 1700s Dutch governor Rijk Tulbagh declared the necessity for a new magisterial district in the valley known as “Land ten Waveren”, named for the Waveren family who had settled there a little earlier. A Drostdy was built, housing the magistrate, his court house, and a prison cell, and the town takes its founding date from that time.