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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...

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...

  Let your kids get creative this Holiday at our Fairview Farm! We are excited to announce that we have Fern from Art4Kids presenting Kids Art Activities this holiday - EVERY DAY - up and till the 24 December (10.30 - 3pm). Find your way to the Barn...

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...