This festive season, Backsberg Family Wines is inviting wine enthusiasts and holiday adventurers to experience a truly exceptional season filled with the finest vintages and delectable cuisine.
Backsberg's Family Tree range is the perfect complement to all holiday cheer, featuring the multi-awarded Smuggled Vines Chardonnay—the perfect companion for summer sipping and all adventures — as well as the John Martin Bordeaux Blend and generous Pumphouse Shiraz.
As you get ready to gather around fully laden festive tables, prepare to be captivated by the pinnacle of the collection, The Patriarch. It's a true showstopping, singe varietal Cabernet Franc, ideal for being the centrepiece of your holiday feasts, pairing beautifully with a variety of dishes to elevate your celebrations.
For those planning to visit the Cape this holiday season, the doors to the new brand home of Backsberg in Franschhoek are open and eagerly await your next visit. Offering unrivalled mountain vistas and a relaxed, welcoming ambiance, it's the ideal place to put your feet up and enjoy the very best of South African hospitality.
The new summer menu has been crafted with the essence of the season in mind, catering to all palates. Enjoy a selection of mouth-watering dishes, such as The Grazer board- a selection of delightful nibbles, ideal for family sharing.
Black West Coast Mussels, served with a creamy Sauvignon Blanc sauce and freshly-baked bread, and a gourmet take on the Open Roast Beef Sandwich are new must-try dishes while other summer favourites include the Smoked Chicken and Cranberry Salad, as well as Springbok Carpaccio- all showcasing a deep commitment to supporting local artisans and mindful sourcing.
The kitchen team's philosophy echoes the sustainability-focused essence of Backsberg’s approach and the belief that 'simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,' ensuring that every visitor is in for a culinary treat.
Make this December one to remember with Backsberg Family Wines. Whether you're seeking a superb bottle to complement your holiday festivities or a relaxing visit to the magnificent Franschhoek brand home, the Backsberg team look forward to sharing the spirit of the season with you!