The Brit’s love of cycling is exploding and teams of UK riders in lycra are unfurling all across the globe. Thousands of keen riders are taking to the roads and it seems anyone who is anyone knows or is on their bike entering every event they possibly can.
The Velo Birmingham 2017 is a festival of cycling with a 100 mile closed road sportive that starts and ends in the centre of Birmingham, the heart of England, and is another hugely challenging cycling event that is growing in popularity; it just so happens that the owner of Klein Constantia, a fantastic vineyard just South of Cape Town (Czech billionaire Zdenek Bakala) is the main sponsor of the Quick Step a UCI World Tour professional cycling team, and two teams of four riding in Velo Birmingham are wearing the Klein Constantia team kit who are happy wine buffs from the UK wine trade ‘doing doubly’ what they love for their team manager and organiser Klein Constantia’s UK importer, Mentzendorff.
Dating back to 1685 Klein Constantia Estate set in a cool valley to the south of Cape Town, is one of the world’s most beautiful and best vineyards. Producing a range of varietal wines that reflect the unique terroir of the valley, including the iconic Vin delivery Constance, one of the world’s finest sweet dessert wines.
In celebration of this wonderful link (cycling first – wine later!) is the offer of an exclusive 6 bottle case of Klein Constantia wines, including the award winning “Cap Classique” Sparkling Wine made 100% from the Estate’s finest Chardonnay grapes, Riders will have the unique opportunity to purchase an exclusive 6 bottle case of Klein Constantia wines at this specially discounted price in celebration of the link between Klein Constantia’s owner and his support of cycling.
Klein Constantia Estate Brut Sparkling wine 2013 Method Cap Classique
Klein Constantia Riesling 2014
Klein Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Klein Constantia Rose Cabernet Franc 2015
Klein Constantia Pinot Noir 2014
Klein Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot