Awards & Achievements

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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31 May Backsberg Awards – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

We are pleased to have won the following medals at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. Silver Medal - Pumphouse Shiraz 2008 Silver Medal - John Martin Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Bronze Medal - Tread Lightly Chenin Blanc 2012 Bronze Medal - Tread Lightly Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 For more information about the event click here.  ...

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16 Nov Awards – 2010

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Pumphouse Shiraz 2007 Gold International Wine Challenge UK John Martin 2009 Silver International Spirits Challenge Sydney Back NV Commended Sydney Back 10y Commended Michelangelo Wine Awards Tread Lightly Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Silver Veritas Chenin Blanc 2010 Silver Pinotage 2008 Silver Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Silver Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Silver Elbar 2007 Bronze John Martin 2009 Bronze Sydney Back 10y Bronze ...

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01 Jan Awards – 2009

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2009: Grand Gold medal – Babylons Toren Red 2003 Silver – Klein Babylonstoren 2005 International Wine Challenge UK 2009: Silver – Klein Babylonstoren 2005 Wine Spectator USA – Top Values 2009: 90 Points – Pumphouse Shiraz 2006 Winemakers Choice Diamond Award - Klein Babylonstoren 2005 Michelangelo International Wine Awards Gold Medal - John Martin Reserve Sauvignon...

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01 Jan Awards – 2008

International Wine & Spirits Challenge UK 2008: Silver & Best in Class – Babylonstoren Red 2003 Silver – Pumphouse Shiraz 2006 Silver – Sydney Back Brandy NV Silver – Sydney Back Brandy 10 Year Old Veritas Awards 2008: Silver – Klein Babylonstoren 2005 Winemakers Choice Awards 2008: Diamond award – Klein Babylonstoren 2004 Michelangelo Wine Awards 2008: Silver – John...

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17 Jan Awards – 2007

Veritas 2007: Double Gold – Klein Babylonstoren 2004 Gold – Babylons Toren Red 2003 Silver – Babylons Toren Viognier 2006 Silver – Babylons Toren Chardonnay 2003 Silver – John Martin Sauvignon Blanc 2007 Winemakers Choice Awards 2007: Diamond Award – John Martin 2007 Michelangelo Wine Awards 2007: Silver – Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 MUNDUSvini 2007: Silver – Babylons Toren Red 2003 Paarl Shiraz &...

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01 Jan Awards – 2006

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2006: Best Brandy Trophy – Sydney Back Brandy 10 Year Old Gold – Sydney Back Brandy NV The Wine Report Atlanta USA 2006: 91 points – Klein Babylonstoren 2002 Winemakers Choice Awards 2006: Diamond Award – Klein Babylonstoren 2003 International Wine & Spirits Competition 2006: Silver – Babylons Toren Chardonnay 2003 Silver – Sydney Back Brandy 10...

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