WELCOME TO BACKSBERG

Come and discover the heart of our family winery

Nestled on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain, equidistant to the cosy Winelands towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, Backsberg Estate Cellars maintains 80 hectares under vine and produces a selection of tiered wine and brandy offerings from the 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.
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.

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

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, and a proud WWF Conservation Champion, Backsberg places 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

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.

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

NWC | 4 Pillars Shiraz Grand Cru Champion

We are proud to announce that Backsberg’s collaborative label, the 4 Pillars Shiraz, exclusively produced for Checkers SA, has once more shone – in this case, in the

Klein Babylons Toren Pairing Recipe

The cold front has hit which means a winter warmer recipe pairing is at the top of our list of musts this week. We’ve partnered with Cape Town

Wine, spice and all things nice

In celebration of this year’s harvest at Backsberg, we thought it would be wonderful to share the magic on the farm by delivering a mini harvest parcel to

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