Social Development

Fairview admin on August 15th, 2012

Glacier by Sanlam Storms River Traverse 3-day mountain bike stage race saw roughly 220 competitors flock to the Tsitsikamma Forest Inn this past weekend. Amongst them were 4 of our own Fairview teams, consisting of: Charles Back & Donald Mouton, Winemakers Anthony de Jager & Charl du Plessis, Eben Uys & Nico Januarie and LeRoy [...]

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Fairview admin on July 9th, 2012

Fairview recently donated an old Fiat tractor to the Rosebank Village Green community to use in their play park situated on a large strip of grass along the banks of the Liesbeek River. Rosebank (Cape Town) Neighbourhood Watch (RNW) was looking to find an old tractor, as they are busy upgrading the toddler play park [...]


Fairview admin on December 7th, 2011

In 2009 Pedro & Ana travelled all the way from Huambo in Angola, approximately 200Km from the Namibian border to Paarl to come and buy 75 milk goats. The 200km trip to the border took them 12 hours due to the road that was wash away and the fear of landmines if they strayed off [...]

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Fairview admin on October 17th, 2011

The path to becoming Carbon Neutral is a long one but Fairview Cheese Company has made some incredible progress toward this goal. The journey began in September 2009 when Promethium, a company specializing in managing the effects of climate change on businesses, started assessing the total amount of greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide) that [...]

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Fairview admin on October 10th, 2011

      In 2009 Fairview began an exciting exchange program in conjunction with FK Norway and Mr Finn Erik, owner of Ekeby Farm in Norway. Every year employees from both companies are chosen to take part in the exchange program which sets out to promote reciprocal learning as well as encouraging the personal growth [...]

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Fairview admin on October 4th, 2011

Guests and staff at Fairview were treated to an impromptu performance by visiting German choir group, Saarlander Choir, today. After enjoying a tasting of the Fairview range of wines and cheeses the choir gathered in the garden outside the tasting room and began singing. Their  beautiful voices carried through the gardens at Fairview and within [...]

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Fairview admin on August 19th, 2011

The 10th of August was a very special day for the Stellenbosch Small Farmers Association. The association, founded in 2003, consists of 13 farmers, chaired by Gerrit Hendricks together with board members Chris Jacobs and Peter Stone. The association of 13 farmers employs a total of 30 individuals from their surrounding community.

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Fairview admin on August 5th, 2011

The 2011 round of the Santam Agriculture Paarl Shiraz Chenin Challenge has drawn to a close, with the winners announced at a gala dinner on Friday 29 July; along with the Paarl finalists in the Cellar Worker of the Year competition. Fairview had two Shiraz’s in the top 10.  Fairview Eenzaamheid 2009 topped the Fairview [...]

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Fairview admin on July 4th, 2011

Dear Fairview family, After many months of hard work we are excited to share with you the news of a significant label evolution and improvement for the Fairview wine brand, to be introduced in the coming months.

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Fairview admin on December 2nd, 2010

As an alternative way to mark World Aids Day on yesterday, a blood donation clinic was held at Fairview. Beds were set up in the boardroom and over 30 members of staff donated blood. The blood drive was also supported by members of the Boland Cavaliers rugby team and was aimed at raising awareness of [...]

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