La Capra

Fairview admin on August 27th, 2012

Event Type: Trail Run Area: Western Cape, Western Province Distance: 15km, 5km, 6-9km, Other Event Cost: 15km: R150; 8km: R130; 5km: R100 Location: Fairview Wine Estate, Paarl  Description A technical and steep race, with plenty of ups and downs. Unique Fact: The goodie bags are great. Start times: 15km: 7:30am; 8km: 7:45am; 5km Walk: 8am [...]

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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 November 14th, 2011

Over the weekend, the second annual La Capra Goatrun was presented by Fairview. This year the race organizers outdid themselves. There were 400 entrants in the race. Sadly 50 of those thought the weather looked a little ominous, and turned back. Either that, or their alarms couldn’t get them up for the VERY early morning [...]

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Fairview admin on March 4th, 2011

The April edition of Decanter, one of the UK’s leading wine publications, includes a rather comprehensive tasting of South African Chenin Blancs available in the British market. The publication’s tasting panel* sniffed, sipped and swirled their way through 155 wines in order to get an overall picture of how the grape is shaping up as [...]

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Fairview admin on November 4th, 2010

The first annual La Capra festival was held on the 30th of October and one of the events on the day was a challenging 10km (well 11km to be honest) route up to the top of Paarl mountain and back. 160 competitors took part in the Goat Run event, and although it was tough, everyone [...]

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Fairview admin on October 29th, 2010

Here are a couple of pictures along the route of the La Capra goat run that will be taking place tomorrow as part of the La Capra festival. There is some work to do to get up the mountain, but there are stunning views from the top! The route will also be taking you through [...]

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Fairview admin on October 29th, 2010

The first La Capra festival day is taking place at Fairview tomorrow and with the interest that it has generated (and the hard work that the team has put in to organise it) the cheese makers have surprised us with a couple of unique new lines. These products will be launched at the festival and [...]

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Charles Back on October 20th, 2010

Over the years I have often experienced the challenges faced by us smaller, independent wine producers when it comes to listing wines with restaurant chains. This can be extremely frustrating as there seem to be so many barriers to entry in place which keep some fantastic wines off wine lists. In South Africa there are [...]

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Fairview admin on October 8th, 2010

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Fairview admin on October 3rd, 2010

It has been just over 9 months since we launched our endorsed label La Capra presented by Fairview. And now, as spring is arriving in the wine lands, we are preparing for our first La Capra festival day on the 30th of October. Looking back on all the work that has gone into this brand [...]

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