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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...

This week, our Fairview Piekenierskloof Grenache was named one of the top 20 South African Grenache Noirs by renowned South African sommelier Higgo Jacobs. In his review, Jacobs writes that "There is no doubt that Grenache is regaining popularity, especially among the trending wine lists...

We're thrilled to announce our most recent award winners in the 2017 Shiraz SA Wine Challenge. On the 31st May 2017, Fairview once again proved its prowess in the cultivation of this red grape varietal, as a total of four of our Shiraz wines were...

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...

We are so proud to announce our winning labels from this year's 2017 Wine Label Design Awards! Our Fairview Extraño came in with a Bronze medal, while our new Bloemcool Range shined with a Silver award. Both labels were designed by the very talented team at...

When it comes to winemaking, after grapes, oak is an important (and expensive) component of many wines, having a crucial impact on the quality and final outcome. Last year, our winemaker Stephanie Wiid, was invited by our barrel suppliers, Tonnellerie Quintessence, to France, to follow...

Love is in the air at Fairview and we want to help you spoil your special someone! Why not share some bubbles with the one who make your eyes sparkle? We recommend our Fairview Brut, a delightful blend of Viognier, Grenache Noir and Grenache Blanc. A...

With thousands of grape varieties out there, about 1,300 of which are used to make wine commercially, we don’t blame you if you find it tricky to identify your Pinot Noir’s from your Pinotage’s. That’s why we’re introducing a new monthly blog, Cellar Sessions, that...

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...