18 May Trendy Trellising Techniques

The use of trellising systems has always been regarded as an integral component in viticulture, predominantly being used to assist with canopy management. Viticulturists need to ensure foliage growth takes place via photosynthesis but they also need to be able to limit shading which could potentially hinder grape ripening. Besides, the...

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Michael Back wins The Drinks Business Lifetime Achievement Award

22 Apr Michael Back wins Green Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Michael Back of Backsberg receives 2015 global Lifetime Achievement Award Backsberg wins Sustainability Award Cape Town, 22 April 2015:  Announced in London last night, Michael Back of Backsberg Estate Cellars, was given the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the environment, sustainability, ethical practices and education.  Underlining its impeccable green credentials...

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14 Oct Massmart recognises Backsberg for their commitment to environmental sustainability

Backsberg was honoured to attend an event in Rosebank, Johannesburg, hosted by Massmart, to acknowledge local suppliers for their ongoing commitment, exceptional performance and implementation of environmentally-sustainable business operations. Using 35 environmental indicators Massmart successfully assessed and surveyed 494 suppliers in the last five years. Areas that Massmart profiled were: packaging...

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01 Oct ‘Klink’ to Backsberg

Vote for Backsberg in this year's Klink Wine Tourism Awards. Backsberg has been nominated for an award in theTread Gently category. Environmental sustainability has become a major focus at Backsberg since 2006. Considered to be one of the leaders in the field, Backsberg was the first winery in South Africa and...

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05 Oct Join our Tree Planting Day

Backsberg Estate Cellars invites you to take part in our annual Tree Planting Day. Contribute towards sustaining the environment and plant a tree in honour of your family or an individual and enjoy a fantastic Farm-Style Brunch under the trees at the restaurant. Date: 20 October 2012 Time: 9am Venue: Backsberg Estate Cellars, R45 Simondium...

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