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Fairview’s shop shares the same floor with the wine tasting section and is not strange to notice shoppers shopping with a glass of wine in one hand.



But the main attraction seems to be the cheese and related foods section.

Breads to crave for



And the rest of the items to choose from




After completing the cheese shopping we left for Jonkershoek outside Stellenbosch for lunch at the Postcard Café.  More about that to come.

Enjoy a super start to the new week.

(Note: The photos above were taken with a new lens (Sigma 18mm to 300mm) I have acquired and no flash was used.

The Safari and Outdoors shop is a paradise for those who follow camping and hiking as their activities.  It also caters for all the needs of hunters which is not in my field of interest.

Was not really impressed when I saw this


From here we left for the Fairview Estate with the sole purpose to go buy some of their exquisite cheeses while giving their wine tasting the blind eye.  Fairview is amongst others known for their goat cheeses.

The welcome committee



On the way to the shop and wine tasting area one passes a large fish pond inhabited by gold fish and some of the largest kois I have seen.


An artist went wild with scrap iron and discarded parts of farm implements and produced this tricycle.


Enjoy a super day.

After our stop at Babylonstoren we headed for the Fairview Estate in the Paarl district.  The estate is known not only for its superb wines but is actually renowned for its goat milk cheese.  Believe me that cheese is a product to swoon over.  I will let Fairview’s website do all the talking on and merely treat you to some photos I took there.

The mascot/avatar of Fairview is the goat, an estate where goats do roamc Fairview 1

In contrast to the arty novel scarecrows of Babylonstoren Fairview splashes the real McCoyc Fairview 2

The goat symbol even features in the Koi pondc Fairview 3

And here some Koic Fairview 4

The net is to protect the Koi against hungry birds

At Fairview not even scrap iron is wasted and can end up as an artistic creation

c Fairview 5

The entrance to the general wine tasting chamber and shopc Fairview 6

Upon arrival one is greated by goats and upon leaving they are there to cheer one on a safe trip home

c Fairview 7

c Fairview 8

To learn more about the history behind the goats and the cheese, as well as more about the estate be sure to click the link above. Have a splendid humpday evening.