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Last week, the winemakers invited our office team to come for a cellar tour and explore all the happenings during the busy time that is harvest. In South Africa, harvest happens during the summer time, typically between late January and mid-March, depending on a whole...

Recently, Flight Network included our tasting room in their 'fool-proof' guide to spending 72 hours in Cape Town! We're so excited to find our Fairview Tasting Room among those on the bucket list destinations! . According to Flight Network, which is Canada’s leading online international travel...

2018 marks the 20th vintage of Goats Do Roam. Have you ever heard the tale of how the brand came to be? The idea of Goats do Roam first came about in the late 1990′s during a casual conversation between Fairview owner Charles Back and his UK importer...

Photo: Representatives from the industry received the 1659 medal of honour on behalf of the wine workers: From left to right: Dr Ernest Messina (Chairperson, Groot Constantia Board), Katazile Mtshikwana  (Oom Tsotsi) (retired wine worker, Koopmanskloof), Awie Adolf (Cellar Master and shareholder, Fairview), Johan Ehlers (Chief...

Recently, we sat down with our Chief Winemaker, Anthony de Jager, to ask him a few questions. Anthony joined Fairview as winemaker in December 1996. He has since partaken in many of Fairview’s pioneering endeavours. He was involved in the making of La Beryl straw wine,...

Have you ever read about the story of our Fairview crest? Our crest embodies all of our values in a timeless design. The crest forms the heart of the entire Fairview range, has a distinctive agricultural feel and conveys the essential elements that encompass Fairview. Here is...

Fairview is a third generation family owned farm and so naturally, there is a strong relationship between those who own and work the vineyards, and the very land that provides us with our raw materials. Fairview is committed to the preservation of the local environment,...

Recently, we planted a new vineyard. As you can imagine, this doesn't happen all that often, so the occasion becomes quite auspicious on the farm. The process may seem straightforward - dig a couple of holes, put some baby grapevines in them and fill the...

Recently, one of our longest standing tasting room hosts (both literally and figuratively), Lyn Brodovcky wrote a memoir of her time at Fairview over the last 19 years. Here’s what she has to say: Hi. I am Lyn, one of the longest ‘surviving’ staff members at Fairview....

When someone asks you to look back on the year, it is often hard to summarize all the activities and experiences in a few sentences. The year bumbles along month to month, and suddenly, as if caught completely unaware, Christmas decorations are adorning all the...