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Fairview admin on September 13th, 2012

The first wines entitled to carry South Africa’s fully traceable new ethical seal have been announced by the Wine and Agricultural Industry Ethical Trade Association (WIETA). In what is believed to be a world-first amongst wine-producing countries, the seal, based on rigorous auditing of WIETA’s code of good conduct, provides confirmation that fair labour practices [...]

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Fairview admin on September 3rd, 2012

‘Klink’ is the sound a glass makes as friends make toasts to a life lived better thanks to the carefully crafted joys of a wine discovered, a friendship renewed, a challenge overcome or a milestone met. It heralds refreshment, relaxation, relief, and rejoicing and, for a short time at least, a reduction in the stresses [...]

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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 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 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 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 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 July 12th, 2011

On July 18, Nelson Mandela celebrates his 93rd birthday! It’s an amazing accomplishment, one to add to many others in this great man’s life.In recognition of the more than 67 years Madiba spent serving his community, his country, and the world at large, Mandela Day encourages people around the world to volunteer 67 minutes to [...]

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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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