Wine

There is something so distinguished about a wine connoisseur who has great knowledge of wine and can fully appreciate the art of wine tasting.  At Backsberg, we believe that there is more to wine tasting than the swirl, sniff and sip. We believe in taking the time to appreciate the full...

Searching for the perfect winter activity? Then look no further than Backsberg Estate Cellars. Situated in the estate’s atmospheric Historic Vat Cellar, Brandy & Blues at Backsberg is an experience unlike any other. Guests can expect to enjoy live entertainment by some of South Africa’s most formidable blues artists, a glass...

Join Karen Dudley and Backsberg Estate Cellars at 'The Kitchen', 111 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock (the very same spot where Michelle Obama dined on her visit to the Cape), on Wednesday, 16 May as they guide you through an evening of fabulous food and fine wine. Be among a lucky...

  Dear Backsbergers, It’s the most wonderful - and challenging - time of the year for a wine producer. While harvest began unusually early the past two years, this year’s vintage is right on schedule. On the 15th of January our team rose early to gather the first Chardonnay grapes, destined for...

We are thrilled to announce that the world’s leading tour bus operator, City Sightseeing, will be stopping at Backsberg from 22 January 2018, as part of their Wine Country Day Tour.  We look forward to hosting the tourists of the red bus on our farm and better acquainting them with...

The maiden vintage of Backsberg’s Pinotage Rosé, recently earning a Double Gold medal at the 2017 Rosé Rocks Competition, is the ideal wine to enjoy with summer fare. To add even more excitement to the introduction of this wine to Backsberg’s portfolio, several esteemed food and wine bloggers accepted the...

The ninth Backsberg Vino Varsity inter-university wine challenge saw Stellenbosch take the laurels due to their near-perfect execution of the basics. Superior wine knowledge and breath-taking tasting skills had the Stellenbosch Wine Culture Society beat the UCT Wine Society into second place, while University of Pretoria struggled to keep up...