Constantia


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Constantia

(kɒnˈstænʃə)
n
1. (Placename) a region of the Cape Peninsula
2. (Brewing) any of several red or white wines produced around Constantia
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My dear," said she, entering, "I have just recollected that I have some of the finest old Constantia wine in the house that ever was tasted, so I have brought a glass of it for your sister.
As, whenever the Reverend Septimus fell a-musing, his good mother took it to be an infallible sign that he 'wanted support,' the blooming old lady made all haste to the dining-room closet, to produce from it the support embodied in a glass of Constantia and a home-made biscuit.
In the present instance the good Minor Canon took his glass of Constantia with an excellent grace, and, so supported to his mother's satisfaction, applied himself to the remaining duties of the day.
Constantia Flexibles Labels Division has supported the relaunch with rotrogravure-printed paper labels incorporating UV mark recognition.
The Constantia Open-Air Cinema offers a run of screenings under the stars and this week there might just be something for everyone.
The operator will upgrade sites in the following locations: Rosebank, Sandton, northern Johannesburg areas, northern Gauteng areas (Pretoria and Centurion), eastern and western parts of Gauteng, including Benoni, Boksburg, Johannesburg proper, Soweto, Lenasia and Roodepoort (all Gauteng); Hillcrest, Dolphin Coast, Umhlanga area, Durban (Chatsworth and Durban South), Pietermaritzburg, Umlazi and surrounding areas (all KZN); and SeaPoint, Durbanville, the Airport, Stellenbosch, Simon's Town, Constantia, Brakenfell, While Mitchells Plain and Paarl (all Western Cape).
Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Constantia Wine Valley, South Africa (PS11.
One Equity Partners acquired the company in 2009 along with the majority of Austria`s Constantia Packaging AG.
His own houses, Lakh-e-pera (later renamed Farhat Baksh) and Constantia, are singular in their defensive character, with moat, drawbridge, towers and iron doors with heavy bolts.
I was discovering all about weird winery ways on a cycling tour of the Constantia vineyards, one of Cape Town's Big 7 attractions (more of those later) and the Rainbow Nation's oldest wine region, dating from Dutch colonial days.
Sated by tales of wine, women and unfortunate husbands, and having tasted a couple of very acceptable whites, I continued the Bike & Saddle tour for the next stop at the Klein Constantia wine farm on a thigh-sapping hillside (bikeandsaddle.
KLEIN CONSTANTIA VIN DE CONSTANCE 2008, Western Cape, South Africa (PS37, 50cl, www.