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 of Sydney Back Brandy or glühwein on arrival, and a two course meal consisting of slow-roasted lamb shank, decadent Sydney Back Brandy pudding and a glass of either red or white wine to enjoy during the course of the meal​. Backsberg’s award-winning wines will be available for sale ​by the glass and bottle ​thereafter​. 

​Piqued your interest? Then join us on the following evenings for the ultimate winter warmer:
Friday, 18 May – Basson Laubscher (PAST)





Friday, 1 June – Gerry Liberty (PAST)





  Friday, 29 June – Blues Broers (UPCOMING)

Friday, 27 July – Piet Botha feat. Jake Gunn (UPCOMING)






Cost: R300.00 per person, per event (all inclusive). To reserve your spot, please send an email to or give us a call on 021 875 5952. 



Backsberg’s 9th annual Picnic Concert Series is heading your way and we couldn’t be more excited. The lineup this year includes the likes of Spoegwolf (18 February), Valiant Swart Trio (25 February), Manouche (4 March), a double-bill act featuring Sutherland and Nic Preen, the lead singer of Al Bairre (11 March), and Bottomless Coffee Band (18 March). Picnic boxes are available for purchase with your ticket and easy foods such as wraps, burgers and fries will be available on the day. Wine, beer, cider, water and soft drinks will also be on offer. Purchase your ticket today and enjoy a lazy afternoon of fine wine, great food and live music by some of the best South African musical entertainment on offer. Read more…

Sunday, 18 February 2018: Spoegwolf (PAST) –Buy tickets here






Sunday, 25 February 2018: Valiant Swart Trio (PAST) – Buy tickets here






Sunday, 4 March 2018: Manouche (PAST) – Buy tickets here






Sunday, 11 March 2018: Sutherland & Nic Preen (PAST) – Buy tickets here






Sunday, 18 March 2018: Bottomless Coffee Band (PAST) – Buy tickets here