The Fairview Vineyard Cheesery scooped a host of cheese awards at the 2012 South African National Dairy Championships held on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 in Stellenbosch. 90 superb dairy products were honoured and named SA Champions.  Fairview accolades include a Qualité Award, five first places, eight second places and three third places, marking a remarkable [...]

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Fairview admin on June 18th, 2010

Moovuzela your way to a deliciously cheesy Fairview prize! Love it or hate it, the vuvuzela has well and truly become a hot talking point in the international media and is firmly entrenching itself as a symbol of this FIFA World Cup. Even the Google Street View guy has a Vuvuzela! Our most recent poll [...]

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Fairview admin on June 19th, 2009

At the end of May, two of the Fairview team headed up to Zimbabwe to take part in a wine and cheese fair. Winston Zakhe sent me his report of the event, which I have included below. Thanks very much to Winston and to Dave Curtis and his team in Zim. In Harare – a [...]

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Fairview admin on April 28th, 2009

I recently chatted to Winston Zakhe regarding the latest activities with the Eziko Cooking School, from the township of Langa. You can browse through our previous posts regarding the school, on this blog. It was a truly beautiful day in the winelands as we started off with our 2009 Eziko students wine exchange programme. This [...]

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Fairview admin on December 18th, 2008

James Blue’s adventures continue in episode three…

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Fairview admin on December 1st, 2008

For those who are more familiar with Fairview as a wine producer, you may also be interested to know that Fairview is South Africa’s leading producer of artisanal cheeses. We focus on white mould (eg. brie/camembert), blue mould and cream cheese styles, as well as a number of unique products. Fairview was the first producer [...]

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Fairview admin on November 26th, 2008

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Fairview admin on November 18th, 2008

Yesterday we hosted a group from the Eziko Cooking School in Langa, at the Fairview farm in Paarl. This was a follow-up from our day spent at the school in September (see post). With the emphasis currently being placed on preparations for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the role of the tourism and [...]

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Fairview admin on October 7th, 2008

We got some great news last week, that Fairview’s flagship cheese, Roydon Camembert received a gold medal at the World Cheese Awards. This is a really great achievement as this is the premier cheese competition in the world. Roydon actually won the gold medal for three consecutive years in 2003, 2004 and 2005, so we [...]

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