Press & Trade

09 Nov Tasting Room Manager Needed

We are looking for a dynamic Tasting Room Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the tasting room and guest experience at Backsberg Estate Cellars. Requirements: Passion for and knowledge of fine wine, and willingness to learn more Excellent hospitality, sales, organisational, and customer service skills Excellent written and oral...

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01 Feb Winelands outdoor movie magic

Amelie 12 March 2016 The Galileo Open Air Cinema returns to the Winelands this summer. Twice a month on a Saturday locals and visitors alike, will be treated to a magical movie under the stars. Enjoy a laidback evening with friends, your family, new acquaintances or that special someone in your...

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Picnic Concerts Blog

15 Jan Backsberg Estate Cellars Kicks-off Centenary Year with Lively Set of Sunday Picnic Concerts

The popular Picnic Concerts annually held on Backsberg Estate Cellars in Paarl will have an especially celebratory vibe this year as this pioneering wine estate celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016. Founded in 1916 by CL Back, an immigrant from Lithuania, Backsberg Estate Cellars has been presided over by four...

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Michael Back

24 Nov Michael Back Wins Green Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Michael Back of was given the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the environment, sustainability, ethical practices and education.  Underlining its impeccable green credentials and just ahead of the farm’s centenary in 2016, Backsberg also walked off with the Amorim Sustainability Award for Wine at the annual The Drinks Business Green Awards ceremony. Michael Back is renowned for challenging conventions in terms of environmental action and sustainability....

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Sydney Back Brandy

05 Jun Spoil dad to lunch at Backsberg and enjoy a complimentary brandy tasting

DADS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY SYDNEY BACK BRANDY TASTING. To make a reservation, phone +27 (0) 21 875 5952 or email Cost R225 per person. MENU MAIN COURSE Lamb on the spit Roast chicken Roasted potatoes Savoury rice Vegetable bake Greek salad Paw paw & avo salad Beetroot and onion salad Marinated mushrooms Brussel sprout & sweet corn salad DESSERT Traditional malva pudding Vanilla custard Bread & butter...

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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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Tread Lightly Chenin Blanc

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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Joy of Jazz Backsberg

25 Sep Backsberg is the sole wine sponsor at Joburg’s Joy of Jazz Festival

It’s the countdown to South African’s most exclusive jazz event as international musicians and celebrities arrive in Johannesburg for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz 2014. Backsberg Estate Cellars is proud to be the official sponsor of fine wine to Joburg’s premier jazz event. Fourth-generation Backsberg proprietor, Simon Back, notes: “We...

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