La Capra

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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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 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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Fairview admin on July 9th, 2010

The second Harare Wine Festival took place in May and Winston Zakhe was there to give us this report from the event. From the grey of Cape Town to the bluest of skies. No arguments, Harare’s weather is out of this world. I love the Wet Cape Winters but for the 2nd year in a [...]

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Fairview admin on June 28th, 2010

Last year we launched Fairview’s endorsed label, La Capra, as documented on our blog as well as our website earlier this year. These wines have been very well received and they have been selling very well in our tasting room on the farm. After building interest in the wines and getting as much feedback as [...]

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