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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...

It's harvest time at the farm, and things are in full swing at the moment! This week we catch our winemakers Anthony, Stephanie and Annette in a moment of respite between the vineyards and cellar, and ask them how the yields for Harvest 2017 are...

At Fairview, our vision is to become a self-sufficient, working farm. We are steadily working towards ensuring that everything we need for the restaurant, tasting room, shop and deli is produced at Fairview for Fairview. When it comes to our meat, it is so much...

Run by talented Chef SJ Nel and warm-hearted Restaurant Manager Shannon Riley, Fairview's beloved country-style eatery, the Goatshed, received a recent revamp at the end of last year. With a new logo, menu options and decor, the idea was to give the popular space a breath of fresh...

With everything we do here on the farm – whether it’s rearing our beloved goats to provide us with the creamiest milk to make our range of Chevin rolls, or kneading out dough at 4am on rainy mornings for our artisanal breads –...

In the early 80s, Charles set off on a trip to Portugal. The goal was to visit the cork industry, as the montado landscape of Portugal produces approximately half the cork harvested annually worldwide. Upon one of his visits, he went to Sogrape Vinhos,...

Here’s a story many have asked to hear, but I’ve shared with few. The story of how I lost my thumb. As an individual, I’ve always loved being right in the heart of the action - but there are dangers to being a very hands...