Fairview admin on September 27th, 2010

We launched our ‘unusual’ varietal tasting about 6 weeks ago, and one of the wines that has proved a consistent favourite has been the Sangiovese. There are about 10 single varietal Sangiovese bottlings in South Africa and few consumers have tried these wines. So let’s learn a bit more about the Fairview Sangiovese. The name [...]

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Fairview admin on September 21st, 2010

The review was written by Carolyn Macleod. After the long drive from Hermanus, we finally arrived at Fairview somewhat parched and in need of sustenance.  Luckily we were about to indulge in Fairview’s new unusual varietal tasting, which pairs interesting varietals of wine with some of their very own best cheeses.  Within moments of entering [...]

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Fairview admin on September 13th, 2010

The third in our series of reviews on the Fairview tasting of lesser known varietals currently available at the tasting room, is from Odette Bester. Check it out on her blog, Constant Change. We were superbly looked after by our host Patrick who was more than happy to share his knowlegde on the life and [...]

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Fairview admin on September 2nd, 2010

A few weeks back we asked for some volunteers to try our tasting of grape varietals that are lesser known. We like to try new things at Fairview and therefore are able to offer a flight of wines that many may not have tried before. Below is the first review of the tasting, written by [...]

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Fairview admin on July 19th, 2010

Spoilt for wine choice There are some 600 wine producers in the Western Cape and hundreds of cellar doors and tasting rooms to choose from. But I doubt that any can offer a tasting of ‘unusual’ grape varieties that we can at Fairview. This is because we have a commitment to innovation across our business, [...]

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