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A Peek Into The Phenomenal De Toren Fusion V 2016 Vintage Release...

The soon-to-be, premiere release of yet another exceptional vintage of the De Toren Fusion V is almost here! The long-awaited 2016 vintage of this iconic, Cabernet Sauvignon dominated Bordeaux-style blend is the perfect reflection of the outstanding grapes harvested during this particular...

The Official Release of the Opulent Book XVII 2016 Vintage...

The exclusive Book XVII was born from a desire to craft the greatest wine in South Africa, and in order to do so, not a single one of the vast expenses or efforts could be spared. This philosophy and approach is what secured Book XVII 2015 the honourable title as Wine Enthusiast's...

The Final 2017 Vintage Blend Tasting Results are Announced...

The month of June marked the final De Toren Blend Tastings of the phenomenal and already renowned 2017 vintage . These De Toren Z 2017 and De Toren Fusion V 2017 vintage blend tastings were preceded by months of meticulous crafting and conscientious tweaking to ensure the best...

Official Release: The Reputable De Toren Z 2015 Vintage

Finally it all comes together - the meticulous planning, the exceptionally hard work and the wonderful aromas of an exceptional vintage that ignites all the senses when filling the glass. We have eagerly awaited the reveal of this phenomenal, already award-winning wine , De Toren Z 2015 ....

The 5th vintage release of The Black Lion Shiraz

A wine born from the desire to create the most powerful, yet elegant Shiraz in South Africa. A wine inspired by the world’s finest, most extreme wine growing and winemaking techniques. Crafted from the ancient soils of Africa - that wine is The Black Lion Shiraz. The newly released...

The 2016 Vintage Blend Tasting Results Announced

Months of meticulous crafting and duteous tweaking were invested in the potential 2016 vintage blends of the renowned De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z Bordeaux-style wines. The concluding results of these blends, following three rounds of blend tastings, are finally announced…...

Cellar Master, Albie, on the exceptional ageing of Bordeaux blends...

Not only is this one of the most frequently asked questions we get in the tasting room or via social media platforms, but this is also one of the top 10 most frequently asked questions about wine, according to Google… In this article, our Cellar Master, Albie Koch, better known to most as...

The 2015 vintage of South Africa's Top Luxury Wine, Book XVII

When real dedication, skill and immense knowledge meet meticulous attention to detail and intense passion, the outcome is bound to be remarkable. The renowned Book XVII is the result of our winemaking team's continuous quest for perfection and the extraordinary, soon-to-be-launched 2015 vintage...

The Black Lion 2015 vintage release - a vintage destined for greatness

Hailed the most powerful and luxurious Shiraz ever crafted in South Africa, The Black Lion culminates the intense passion, considerable skill and continuous devotion of De Toren's winemaking team. It's the pinnacle of our winemaking quest for perfection. The newly released 2015 vintage of this...

New De Toren Délicate

La Jeunesse Delicate will in future be known as De Toren Délicate Our consumers and importers have requested us to make De Toren more prominent on the label. We have listened and we have changed the name La Jeunesse Délicate (which so many of you found difficult to pronounce)...

How to experience our exclusive craftsmanship

Read what our customers think below... "Yesterday, we visited your farm and had the great privilege to be given a tour through the vineyards and cellar, followed by a wine tasting. The young lady Viticulturist gave us a lecture on the full spectrum of the vineyard management, process of...

Craftsmanship is far more than what is in the bottle

Next time you open a case of De Toren Wine, have a look inside and you will find a small handwritten card, signed by one of two ladies; Rochelle or Christine. This little card is our final stamp of approval that each of the carefully planned steps in packaging our wines were meticulously...

Wine critics gather to determine De Toren Fusion V & De Toren "Z" 2015 vintage composition

At De Toren our consumers are always front of mind. For this reason we invite end consumers, Sommeliers and wine critics to assist us in determining the taste profiles of our wines. This year we started the process with De Toren Fusion V at Baia Restaurant in Cape Town. The 14 blends were...

Attention to detail lies not only in the wine

Luxury is the state of great comfort achieved at great expense. At De Toren Private Cellar, meticulous attention to detail in the wine making process is followed through into the packaging. Embossing and foiling of our labels is taken to another level. Each label is singly embossed and foiled...

The reason why De Toren wines benefit from aging

It is a common misconception in the "wine world" that all wines will benefit from some sort of aging. Most wines are however drunk within the first months of purchase and as such are produced in a way as to be drunk in its youth. Select wines do benefit vastly from correct cellaring when aged...

Our Bottles' Beautiful Exterior Matches the Wine

De Toren gives a lot of care and attention to every detail of the wine making process and ensures that each bottle leaves in pristine condition with the beautiful exterior matching the wine. Once the vintage has been bottled and sealed with an opulent embossed seal, the bottles are...

Z Decade

It is not often you can celebrate a DECADE but this year is the 10th anniversary of De Toren producing De Toren Z. Most wine pundits believe that Merlot does not suit South African terroir or South Africa terroir does not suit Merlot. We boldly beg to differ! De Toren Z is our...