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As winter reached its peak during this past July, rains finally fell across the thirsty Western Province, providing some relief to our dams, land and people for the first time in months. Charles, having grown up at Fairview all his life, is a true farm...

Over the last few years, we have been carefully working on integrating our philosophy into real, tangible results. It is one thing to say we are sustainable, but it really is something else to embrace the concepts we firmly believe in and be the change...

In 2015, Charles Back and the Fairview team released the Drie Papen Fontein White blend. This white Bordeaux-style blend is primarily made of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon - a nod to the French region from which it takes its inspiration. Since inception, the Drie Papen Fontein...

Over the years, the Goatshed has re-invented itself, with a new look and logo being rolled out in 2016. However, some things are too good to change, and that's particularly true for our our Head Chef SJ Nel and our Goatshed pies. Ever since they...

It's deepest, darkest winter time. We get it. That means it's cold, you don't really want to go outside right? You'd rather stay cosy, inside, curled up under a blanket with a good glass of Fairview wine. And we don't blame you! But the truth...

The month of May calls for many celebrations - the cooler months bringing with it a relief in the hot weather that has spurred on one of the worst droughts the Cape has endured in many decades, a calmer time in our cellar as harvest...

After re-imagining our annual Goatshed Dinners, the Regional Revival Range Chef’s Journey will most definitely be our flagship event of the season! Coming up on the 27th July 2018, the Regional Revival Range showcase will be a culmination of our chef’s finest culinary talent and our...

As mentioned in our previous post here, our Goatshed Dinners are back this year with a revived twist! This year, we've decided to introduce a strong relationship between the food and wine pairings, by complementing the Goatshed Dinners to our most food-focused wine range, titled the...

At Fairview, there is always a story to share behind everything, none more so than our wine and food. For this reason, this year our Goatshed Restaurant will host its popular annual Goatshed Dinners throughout the winter period, but this time around, we've added a...

Recently, Flight Network included our tasting room in their 'fool-proof' guide to spending 72 hours in Cape Town! We're so excited to find our Fairview Tasting Room among those on the bucket list destinations! . According to Flight Network, which is Canada’s leading online international travel...

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...