The Tasting Experience at Backsberg Estate Cellars

Wine Tasting Selection 


Informal Wine Tasting
Sample any five wines, while enjoying the welcoming atmosphere of the Tasting Room or our outdoor seated area. 
R30 per person – 5 Wines
*Please note: this fee will be wavered for patrons who purchase wine or enjoy lunch at our Restaurant, limited to groups less than 8 persons. 

Informal Brandy Tasting
Try something new by sampling two of Backsberg’s signature brandies, our Cape Ruby, Pinneau and Special Late Harvest in an informal setting. 
R40 per person – 4 Brandy Products & 1 Fortified Wine

Formal Wine Tasting
Enjoy a formal sit-down wine tasting with our well-informed Tasting Room staff or Tasting Room Manager. Be enthralled by tales of Backsberg, those who call it home and our fabulous selection of wines. Tastings may be booked in our Historic Vat Cellar but reservations are essential. 
R60 per person – 5 Wines & 1 Sydney Back Brandy

Dalewood Cheese and Wine Pairing
R95 per person – 4 Wines & 4 Cheeses

Huguenot Chocolate and Wine Pairing
R95 per person – 5 Wines & 5 Chocolate Delights

Blending Experience
Participate in an informative wine tasting as well as an interactive and hands-on blending activity. Understand single varietals and how they can be used to form a component in a wine blend, adding either structure, fruit, finesse or body to create a well-balanced wine. This is a great social or corporate group outing where teams compete to create the best blend. Bookings essential. 
R125 per person (includes a prize for the winning blend)


Alternative Activities 


  • Enjoy our beautiful gardens
  • Meander through the Historic Vat Cellar 
  • Spoil yourself with lunch under the trees


To make a reservation please contact us on 021 875 5141, or via e-mail at
We are open Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h30, Saturday from 09h00 to 17h30 and on Sundays from 10h00 to 17h30.