Goatshed

Fairview admin on February 17th, 2011

Fairview has a working relationship with Ekeby, a Norwegian farm owned by Finn-Erik Blakstad. After becoming a fan of the farm and the goats while studying in South Africa, Finn-Erik has developed an experience in his own country that showcases Fairview, complete with Norway’s own Goat Tower! Part of this collaboration involves an exchange program [...]

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Fairview admin on February 16th, 2011

Support Paarl wine producers at the 2011 OmmiBerg / Round the Rock festival. This years harvest celebration place on the 12th of March. Many Paarl producers are participating and you can find all the details on the website. Fairview will be welcoming guests to the farm and some of the added activities for day are [...]

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Fairview admin on February 14th, 2011

One of the great added benefits of harvest time on the farm is the mid-morning ritual of warm, freshly baked mosbolletjies. Mosbolletjie is an Afrikaans name for a small bread made using the newly fermenting grape juice, or must. This delicious little bread has a hint of sweetness and a hint of spiciness and is [...]

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Fairview admin on September 4th, 2010

What a glorious evening awaited us all last week with the Vintage Wine Dinner at the Goatshed restaurant! I was already extremely excited when we drew the stock for tasting ahead of this dinner, as I knew there were some gems about in the Fairview library cellar that could pair with the exceptional dishes the [...]

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Fairview admin on September 1st, 2010

Those who may have been following our recent will promotion will know what this post is about. For those who haven’t been… We invited bloggers to enter their recipe suggestions using Fairview Camembert and after some public voting and then a critical taste test from a panel of judges, we have come out with a [...]

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Fairview admin on June 8th, 2010

As we move into the final few days before kick off of the 2010 Fifa World Cup there is a feeling around Cape Town that can’t really be described. It is a little like children waiting around the tree to open their presents on Christmas eve; a good idea of what they are getting but [...]

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Fairview admin on June 1st, 2010

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Fairview admin on December 21st, 2009

With all that has taken place in the past twelve months, with regard to the economy, the state of the wine industry and the anticipation of the Fifa World Cup in South Africa in 2010, the December/January tourist season has been a rather tricky one to predict.

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Fairview admin on May 28th, 2009

At the Goatshed, our farm restaurant, we are very proud of our coffees, as well as the baristas who serve them. Whether as an early morning pick-me-up or a great way to finish off a meal, there should be no excuse for a bad coffee. I caught up with Hein Weyers to get a few [...]

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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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