Wine Tag

Backsberg's cheese and wine pairing

22 Mar Say ‘cheese’!

For centuries, both culinary enthusiasts and sommeliers alike have been pairing beautifully rich cheeses with fine wine. Historically, it has often been noted that there is a distinct link that exists between the pairing of these items; namely, the geographical origins of the products tend to be similar. Additionally, the...

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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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01 Jun Backsberg Launches its 2015 Winter Menu

Over its four generations, Backsberg has cultivated a belief of wholesome and sustainable farming, never wavering on high quality and consistency. This carries from the vineyard and cellar into our restaurant. All ingredients are fresh, preparation uncomplicated and the quality superb. From 1 June 2015, the restaurant offers its heartwarming...

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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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17 Apr Blending it up at the Vernissage at MOAD

What were you doing Thursday night? How about a lesson in blending South African wine with our tasting room manager and sommelier Danwin James? On Thursday 16 April, The Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg hosted a special re-opening and evening of events at the Museum of African Design (MOAD). Africa's first museum dedicated to...

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Ladies MTB at Backsberg

27 Mar PPA Tread Lightly Women’s MTB 2015 at Backsberg

Entries are open! Click here to enter for the 16th of May 2015 Now in its fourth year, the popular PPA ‘Tread Lightly’ Women’s MTB, at Backsberg Estate Cellars in Paarl, has grown to be SA's biggest all-female off-road event. For novices, the event offers a friendly, non-technical introduction to off-road...

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Backsberg Picnic Concert Series 2015

17 Feb Backsberg Picnic Concert Series 2015

Enjoy great South African musicians play live at the Backsberg Picnic Concert Series Join Backsberg on Sunday afternoons from 15 February to 15 March to enjoy some amazing local bands with the breath-taking farm scenery as the back-drop. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the natural surrounds, laze on the...

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Vino Varsity

01 Aug Gear up for Vino Varsity 2014

With two days to go, Backsberg is excited to host the sixth annual Vino Varsity 2014 Challenge. Three of the country’s finest universities are preparing to face three prominent judges from the wine industry to compete for the ultimate honour of being crowned Vino Varsity Champions! The wine societies of Maties,...

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17 Jul Cape Town World Music Festival 2014

Sip on Backsberg wines while enjoying an array of exceptionally talented international music acts at the Cape Town World Music Festival 2014. Expect brilliantly lit stages, a lantern lit venue illuminating music from the past, present and future. This year the festival will be hosting over twenty bands across three stages within...

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Backsberg Restaurant

04 May Spoil your mom at Backsberg

Celebrate your mom at Backsberg this Mother's Day Join us for Mother's Day, to celebrate the special woman in your life, your mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin or sister. Settle under the sweeping willow trees and relax with family and friends. Listen to the soft background acoustic music and enjoy the mountain backdrop and...

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