Wine Tag

The maiden vintage of Backsberg’s Pinotage Rosé, recently earning a Double Gold medal at the 2017 Rosé Rocks Competition, is the ideal wine to enjoy with summer fare. To add even more excitement to the introduction of this wine to Backsberg’s portfolio, several esteemed food and wine bloggers accepted the...

In celebration of Women’s Day on Wednesday, 9 August 2017, all female patrons will be offered a complimentary wine tasting from our fabulous Tasting Room. Ladies may choose between five unique wines from our extensive selection. That's not all.  There will also be some incredible promotional offers available to patrons visiting...

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...

DADS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY SYDNEY BACK BRANDY TASTING. To make a reservation, phone +27 (0) 21 875 5952 or email restaurant@backsberg.co.za. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...