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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 3 weeks ago
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Chiquita15
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. We pre-booked based on the wine tram route. On arrival, between the wine tasting staff and restaurant staff, everyone worked together to get our food and wine tasting out as soon as possible. The food was fantastic. The Winelands Platter is...More

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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 lunch and wine tasting experience here with us along with your family and loved...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

We visited Backsberg Restaurant to celebrate a belated birthday lunch. We were talking amongst us about the menu and it was mentioned that the birthday lady will not be allowed to pay for her meal. Unbeknown to us we were overheard by the Shaun, the...More

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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 5 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 friends birthday celebration here with us and it was our utmost pleasure to be...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Shaun the General Manager surprised my friend with a Birthday dessert after overhearing us bickering about who was going to pay.. I took Susan there as we've always had great service and I really wanted their roast potatoes. The first time we went there was...More

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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 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 birthday celebration here with us and it was our utmost pleasure to be able...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We went to Backsberg for a wine tasting before going for lunch at a neighbouring wine farm. Their wines are top notch and our wine tasting assistant, Victoria, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional. She made our wine tasting experience well worth it. Thank you...More

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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 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 afternoon relaxing while enjoying years of patented wines filled with history and most importantly...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

They offer wine tasting and also brandy tasting. You can do the tasting inside or outside. There is also a wedding venue. Mos

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Sean L, Guest Relations Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your tasting experience here with us. We do hope that you enjoyed your wine selection here with us and hope to welcome you back soon. Warm Regards, The Backsberg Familly

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Our final wine tasting of the day was here and it was pretty good. Unusually though, after purchasing a bottle of wine we still paid for the tasting too. The wines were decent, with the Shiraz being the pick for us. The tasting room has...More

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Sean L, Manager at Backsberg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 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 afternoon relaxing while enjoying years of patented wines filled with history and most importantly...More

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