May 14, 2024

Fairview A Beacon of Cheese Excellence in the South African Dairy Industry


Fairview Cheese Company, nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, has long been synonymous with high-quality dairy products. Established over decades of innovation and tradition, Fairview has carved out a niche for itself with a diverse range of both cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses. One of the farm’s most notable attractions is the iconic Goat Tower, a unique structure that adds a whimsical charm to the vineyard and is a must-see for visitors.

Fairview’s cheese range is expansive, featuring over 50 artisanal varieties including white mould cheeses, blue cheeses, feta, and cream cheeses. This selection caters to all tastes, from the traditional Brie and Camembert to innovative creations like White and Blue Rock cheeses. All Fairview cheeses are made with non-animal rennet, ensuring they are Halal and Kosher certified.

The company’s commitment to excellence was recently highlighted at the South African Dairy Awards, where Fairview won 10 awards.

FairviewNotable winners included their Woolworths Feta with Red Pepper & Chilli, Fairview Cream Cheese Black Pepper, Fairview Triple Cream Camembert, and Fairview Cream Cheese Onion & Chives. These accolades underscore Fairview’s dedication to quality, from the careful selection of milk to the meticulous aging process.

Visiting Fairview offers more than just cheese tasting; it’s an experience. Guests can explore the farm, meet the famous goats that contribute to the cheesemaking process, and indulge in the vast array of products available. Fairview not only promises a delightful culinary journey, but also a memorable day out in the scenic Cape Winelands.

Whether enjoyed on its own, paired with wine, or used in gourmet dishes, Fairview cheese is a testament to the art of cheesemaking. As you savour these award-winning cheeses, you’re not just tasting cheese; you’re experiencing a piece of South African dairy heritage.