Events

This Sunday, 24th September, marks our National Heritage Day! It is a day when South African's are encouraged to celebrate their cultural traditions in the wider context of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that make up the nation of South Africa. It is...

On the 1st August 2017, the second annual Winemag Signature Red Blend Report Awards was held at Villa 47 in Cape Town, with our Fairview Extraño making us proud yet again, winning a 90 point rating by the judging panel. Fairview Winemaker Stephanie Wiid went along...

Rosé is like the under-celebrated middle-child of the wine world- she really does have her work cut out for her when it comes to proving herself. So, fellow wine starter-uppers and equally vino-curious: let’s chat wine basics about rosé. With August already upon us, South African's...

It’s that time of the year again! The amazing La Capra Goat Run is a much-loved charity event that celebrates the sounds, sights and tastes of Paarl and the spirit of La Capra! The annual run is presented by Asics and will take place at...

This year, our Goatshed Restaurant will host its 4th annual Charity Dinner on 27 October 2017. After battling cancer for many years and realising what a true privilege it is to have private health care, Co-Owner Shannon Riley of The Goatshed wanted to help those...

Winter, as much as some of us would like to deny it, is here. With the sun setting earlier and our hands seeking comfort in the depth of our pockets, regular carb-filled indulgences are first on our to-do list. Enter the Goatshed Dinners. Over the past...

The 2017 National Wine Challenge winners were announced on 25 April 2017 at a gala event, where Fairview Wine and Cheese Estate in Paarl was named a Vineyard Consistency Award winner, garnering over 10 top accolades this year. In addition, Fairview took third place overall...

It's hard to believe that 2017 is swooshing by as swiftly as it has so far! As April comes to a close and May begins, we're checking our calendars in disbelief. A date that one should always be prepared for is Mother's Day, coming up steadily...

Easter is around the corner, and we have great news - our roads are finally open, meaning no more roadworks! To celebrate this and this special family time, we’re making farm-fresh hot cross buns as a welcome to visitors on the farm. We’ll be open...

When it comes to winemaking, the first and most crucial ingredient is grapes. Without them, there would be no wine! The collection of these grapes is called harvest, and it is the most important and busiest time of year on any wine farm. From early in...