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Backsberg

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Cake and tea treat!

This was our 5th stop on the wine tram, at the end of the day, and following a very large lunch... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Chiquita15
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Chicago, Illinois
Backsberg Wine Estate

Backsberg Wine Estate is a well established wine farm situated on the R45 towards Franschoek. Large... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Tourlink13
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Cape Town
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There were so many things wrong with this winery that itโ€™s hard to know where to start First of all, there was no ice available for the water and we had to insist on the server getting some from the restaurant. All 4 wines to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic wine pairing with chocolate excellent host Jonathan, pairing includes 15 year old brandy. Best vineyard by far today, kept the best till last ๐Ÿ’•More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 383kg563THS
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our chocolate & wine pairing here with us. We have also relayed the message of thanks to Jonathan in our Tasting...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Beautiful Backsberg wine estate, where we took nearly two hours enjoying the combinations of wine tasting/pairing and the gardens. We thoroughly enjoyed the signature pairings of Dalewood cheese/wine and the Huguenot chocolate/wine each costs R95. Very informative and friendly wine tasting experience, wonderful location and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our carefully crafted wine pairing experiences along with our beautiful gardens in the heart of the Winelands. We look forward in...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We dropped in here off the orange route on the wine tram. We had booked a picnic lunch. We had time for a tasting of 5 wines and their award winning brandy. This was complementary as we were having lunch. A fantastic and huge array...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jean B
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your leisure picnic here with us in our gardens.We have also extended your thanks to...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant experience entering the Backsberg Wine Estate. We really enjoyed this estate & the wine tasting plus the knowledge of our wine steward was a big added benefit & presented very well. You must go see the Vat Cellar - Truly Amazing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank montegrandon
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your wine tasting along with your loved ones. We look forward in welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

I was traveling with a group of people on the bus tour and Backsberg was the first stop. We did our wine tasting in what I believe was the cellar. I got to admit it was a bit chilly inside there but the cellar added...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jay1072
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience here with us along with your loved ones. We look forward in welcoming...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

This was our 5th stop on the wine tram, at the end of the day, and following a very large lunch. We couldn't handle another wine tasting. Fortunately, Backsburg offered a cake and tea special (or sparkling wine or coffee instead). This was just what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chiquita15
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your special dessert treat here with us at our tasting room.. As we are a...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Lamb from the spit, with roast potatoes Surprisingly good Brut Sparkling wine and exceptional dessert wine, made from brandy - sweet and spicey. Serene and quaint.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Petru D
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your lunch and our range of wines available here with us.. We look forward in...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Backsberg has, for over 35 years, been one of our favourite wine farms. Over the past year, we have been there four times, and each time we have had the paired cheese and wine tasting - five wines are paired with five Dalewood cheeses. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We profusely apologize for the sub-par experience received. We have brought the matter under managements attention to review and to find out what the...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Backsberg Wine Estate is a well established wine farm situated on the R45 towards Franschoek. Large variety of wines available for wine tasting and sales. Staff are friendly and available to assist with both tastings and sales. Brandy also available for tasting. There is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tourlink13
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience here with us along with your family and loved ones. We look forward...More

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4 December 2018|
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Response from Sean L | Property representative |
Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. As our picnic baskets are only for two guest we only provide two of each item on the picnic basket. It all depends on yourself if you would only like to order one basket to share. We... More
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