Backsberg Wine Tasting

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Wine Tasting: Open 7 days a week all year:
Monday - Friday: 08h00 - 17h00
Saturday: 09h30 - 16h30
Sunday: 10h30 - 16h30
Tour groups larger than 15 - Booking essential.
A small fee will be charged for tasting.

Formal tastings by appointment

Cellar Tours: By appointment only.

The philosophy of Backsberg remains that of providing pleasure and enjoyment to a broad range of wine lovers by producing wines not only with structure and finesse, but with a high level of "drinkability".

The Tasting Experience at Backsberg Estate Cellars
Join us at Backsberg for any of the following activities.

Informal Wine Tasting
Sample any five wines, while enjoying the welcoming atmosphere of the Tasting Room. Our Tasting Room Manager will enlighten you about the wines and guide you on your Wine Tasting journey and purchase.

R15 per person (this Tasting is free of charge if you purchase wine or enjoy lunch at our Restaurant during your visit)

Formal Wine Tasting
Enjoy a formal sit-down Wine Tasting with the Sommelier and Tasting Room Manager in the historic vat barrel cellar or in the gardens on a warm day. Listen to the story of Backsberg, the background of the wines and their characteristics, whilst tasting through each wine as a discerning wine taster, using sight, smell and taste. Booking 3 days in advance is required.

R50 per person

Blending Experience
Participate in an informative Wine Tasting as well as an interactive and hands-on blending activity. Understand single varietals and how they can be used to form a component in a wine blend, adding either structure, fruit, finesse or body to create a well-balanced wine. This is a great social or corporate group outing where teams compete to create the best blend. Booking 3 days in advance is required.

R185 per person

Enjoy our beautiful garden | Meander through the cellar | Spoil yourself with lunch under the trees

To book phone +27.218755141, or e-mail for more information.

We are open Monday to Friday from 08H00 to 17H00, Saturday from 09H30am to 16H30 and Sunday from 10H30am to 16H30.