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WELCOME TO BACKSBERG

Come and discover the heart of our family winery

Backsberg Family Wines produces a selection of tiered wine and brandy offerings from the Cape Winelands region. As a winery of over 100 years, Backsberg’s philosophy remains to provide pleasure and enjoyment to a broad range of wine lovers by producing wines with not only structure and finesse, but also with a high level of drinkability.

“Care for the environment means care and concern for succeeding generations.” - Michael Back

Nestled on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain equidistant to the cosy Winelands towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, Backsberg Estate Cellars produces a selection of tiered wine and brandy offerings from the region.

South Africa's very first carbon neutral winery.

This philosophy exists under an overall umbrella of care – care for the land, the product and the employee. As South Africa’s very first carbon neutral winery, Backsberg has always placed great importance on a sustainable future for all.

WINE CLUB

Curated for those with a love for world-class wines, Backsberg’s Wine Club offers you the inside track on exclusive specials, vintage selections, new releases and much more.

VISIT THE
TASTING ROOM

Our tasting room is temporarily closed while we move to our new brand home. For now our wines are available for purchase at the Franschhoek Cellar tasting room or direct to your door online. Please keep an eye out for updates.

WINE CLUB

Curated for those with a love for world-class wines, Backsberg’s Wine Club offers you the inside track on exclusive specials, vintage selections, new releases and much more.

VISIT THE
TASTING ROOM

Pop by for a visit at the Backsberg Tasting Room and enjoy an array of wine and fortified tastings, pairings, cellar tours and unique wine experiences.

SHOP ONLINE

Searching for the perfect bottle of Backsberg? Look no further than our online store. Delivered to your door with the greatest of ease, you’ll be sipping and swirling on our finest wines in no time.

KOSHER
SELECTION

Backsberg produces a broad range of kosher wines. These wines are not only Mevushal but Kosher for Passover too.

FROM OUR BLOG

Stories from the farm and beyond

Harvest 2022

Harvest pickings have come to a close at Backsberg, and while we experienced a late start due to cooler weather and unusual summer rains, it was a fast

Harvest 2022 in Full Swing

Harvest 2022 is officially in full swing! From an industry perspective, on the 2nd of February 2022, SA Wine commemorated 363 years of winemaking heritage, and at Backsberg,

BE SURE TO JOIN US
FOR OUR NEXT EVENT

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, in-person events might be a little further afield than we had originally anticipated. That being said, be sure to stay tuned for several virtual events coming to your home screen soon.

COMING SOON