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As you should already know by now, Fairview and our winemakers, under the careful guidance of Charles Back, love to break with tradition. In fact, we're all about doing things differently. This really came to the fore with our Fairview Brut Méthode Cap Classique (MCC), a...

By Donald Mouton, our Farm Manager Unfortunately, our annual rainfall in 2017 was again way below par at 292mm. Luckily, our Suid-Agter Paarl irrigation scheme was very fortunate to pump winter water that was just going to flow into the sea from the Berg river....

2018 marks the 20th vintage of Goats Do Roam. Have you ever heard the tale of how the brand came to be? The idea of Goats do Roam first came about in the late 1990′s during a casual conversation between Fairview owner Charles Back and his UK importer...

Photo: Representatives from the industry received the 1659 medal of honour on behalf of the wine workers: From left to right: Dr Ernest Messina (Chairperson, Groot Constantia Board), Katazile Mtshikwana  (Oom Tsotsi) (retired wine worker, Koopmanskloof), Awie Adolf (Cellar Master and shareholder, Fairview), Johan Ehlers (Chief...

Have you ever read about the story of our Fairview crest? Our crest embodies all of our values in a timeless design. The crest forms the heart of the entire Fairview range, has a distinctive agricultural feel and conveys the essential elements that encompass Fairview. Here is...

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...

Our Fairview Deli has a tasty new addition! Originally based in Durbanville, French bakery owner Sophie Courchay has joined hands with Fairview to bake up a storm for our deli and Back's restaurant pâtisserie section! Sophie is known for creating incredible and authentic pâtisseries based on...

  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...