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We're very lucky here at Fairview. With Charles Back at the helm of a tightly-run ship, there are always innovative projects around us, new and exciting varietals to plant and plenty of goat's cheese to make, among a flurry of other activities. Recently, on the...

Yes. You read that right! Goat Yoga is now a trend. After first gaining traction in the USA, the animal therapy-meets-exercise concept has been grabbing the attention of everyone, with videos going viral across social media and the key message being about having fun, getting out...

This week, on the 2nd October, is World Farm Animal Day! At Fairview, we're all celebrating, as our farm is always a hub of activity, thanks to our beloved animals that rule the roost, paddocks, barns and towers. We have plenty of fun and quirky...

The story of Fairview cheeses starts three decades ago, when Cyril Back purchased his first Saanen dairy goats, setting Fairview on the path to becoming one of South Africa’s leading artisanal cheese producers. [caption id="attachment_6553" align="aligncenter" width="821"] Cyril Back proudly holding some of the first Fairview...

Please note: Our Kidding Season will be up and running from Saturday 16th September until the end of October. Our baby goats will be out ONLY on Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm, on the grassy patch to the left of the Goat Tower if...

At Fairview, we have a proud history of 'firsts'. Charles Back, the owner of Fairview, is one of the great entrepreneurs and innovators of the wine world – an individual who likes nothing more than swimming against the stream. He joined his father Cyril at the...

As a farm, our goal is simple. We want to cut out the middle man, and sell direct to our visitors. Why? Because we are agriculturally-driven farmers, and believe that we should be able to supply our restaurant, deli and customers with as much paddock...

At Fairview, our mission is to create a fully sustainable farm - starting from the ground up. With a herd of over 900 goats, we employ conscious farming techniques by collecting their droppings to recycle into our very own farming compost. As a working farm, healthy soil...

The latest addition to the offerings from Fairview is our very own Extra Virgin Olive Oil, packaged in a 500ml bottle and available at our Farm Deli Shop and now online for R70. The olive oil project started out of a desire to be able to provide...

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...

Did you know that our Tasting Room is the most popular cheese and wine destination in the Cape winelands? Building on a reputation that stretches back in history, Cyril and Beryl Back first welcomed guests to the farm in the 1970's. Most recently, Peter McAtamney from...