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Chris Bryant
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Peter F May commented on Chris Bryant's group 'South African Wines'
Did you see the recent TN on Fairview Pinotage at eBob?
Jan 22, 2010
Max Morales commented on Chris Bryant's group 'South African Wines'
Hello!! It´s max morales from and I write you because have a Chilean friend winemaker that is looking for a job in South Africa....if you are interested or know somebody who would, let me…
Aug 16, 2009
Chris Bryant updated their profile Mar 2, 2009
Chris Bryant replied to tom wilson's discussion 'Sauvigion Blanc'
Hi have found that with South African Sauvignon Blanc (and there are some really great examples around at the moment) the wines from the cooler regions such as Darling, Elgin and Elim seem to really benefit from at least a year in the bottle. I…
Mar 2, 2009

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About my company:
Fairview is a 3rd generation Family owned wine producer in Paarl, South Africa. With its iconic Goat Tower greeting visitors to the farm, Fairview is a firm favourite amongst local and international visitors. Our wines are available in over 35 countries, with the USA being a key market for one of our brands, Goats do Roam. Our Fairview, Goats do Roam and Spice Route wines have received multiple awards internationally, both in the view of judges and consumers alike. Fairview is also one of South Africa's leading producer of speciality cheeses and our farm is home to over 700 goats. Our cheeses are produced from goats' and cows' milk and have added a unique dimension to the Fairview experience, making it a true Cape winelands lifestyle destination.
How would you classify yourself in the wine trade?
Winery, Services
What city is Home?
Paarl Winelands, South Africa
About Me:
I have been at Fairview since May 2005, and work within our marketing department. I was first introduced to wine while studying, my chief interest lies within the brand development aspects of wine and wine lifestyle.
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Chris Bryant's Blog

Shows, competitions and the cost of bling

By CHARLES BACK from the Fairview blog:

The motivation for this post started with a piece of cheese... We have just recently received the Camembert Gold medal at the World Cheese Awards (WCA) in London, for the 4th time in seven years. This is a fantastic achievement, in a very competitive category. So, does this position our Roydon as one of the world’s leading Camembert? We are also the current holders of the Dairy Product of the Year from… Continue

Posted on November 10, 2008 at 1:30am

Charles Back's views on Cape Wine 2008

From Fairview's blog:

Cape Wine is South Africa’s premier international wine trade-focused show and is organised by Wines of South Africa (WOSA). The 2008 event was once again hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of September. The show brings a large number of international wine buyers, agents, distributors and media to Cape Town, offering local producers the opportunity to… Continue

Posted on October 8, 2008 at 3:36am

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At 1:14am on January 18, 2009, Stefania Doria said…
Hi Chris, I sent you an email to [email protected], as I don't have yr direct email, I hope that's ok for you and you can then get back to me, thks for yr help, bye Stefy :-D
At 12:15pm on October 11, 2008, Mutineer Magazine said…

Here is a link to Issue 2 of Mutineer Magazine:
Let us know what you think!
At 1:28am on April 30, 2008, Kristina Martinsen said…
I am looking into doing a crush in South Africa, what can you tell me?
At 12:32am on April 18, 2008, Chris Bryant said…
Hi there,
If any of you are also on facebook, I have a Fairview Wine & Cheese Estate group on facebook, where we also keep up to date with goings on on the farm, and in the industry. It would be great to have you join.
At 8:30am on April 16, 2008, Wally's Wine and Spirits said…
How's it going Chris!

I've got to get to South Africa. In the meantime, we do sell your wines at Wally's. You should check out our Community website!


At 1:32am on April 16, 2008, Max Morales said…
Hello Chris,

Definately South African wines are my next step to write about. I have not have the chance to taste any yet but someday I will travel there and experience your wines.

Great to have contact with you.


Max Morales
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At 8:53am on March 31, 2008, Rich Dustin said…
Two years ago February my wife and I sat on the patio outside the Fairview tasting room sipping , I believe, a viognier, munching on bits of cheese, and watching those goats frollic about that tower. We headed south from Paarl and stopped at so many wineries we forgot to go back to Capetown. Actually, we forgot we wanted to go on a Safari north of Durbin and decided to stay in wine country. What a wonderful place.
At 5:44am on March 31, 2008, Ronald said…
hi Chris..
glad to see somebody around my age in OWC..not many people as young as 'us' here..LOL
p/s- Are you coming to Vinitaly?
At 4:00pm on March 7, 2008, Eric Dahler said…
Hi Chris, my favorite ZA wine is Rust en Vrede estate blend 2000,2001,2003.


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