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Winemaker Charles on the 2019 Vintage...

The story of the 2019 vintage commenced much earlier than one would expect. To be precise, it started merely one month after the 2018 vintage found itself snug in the cellar. The month of April 2018 brought some much needed rain and our soils soaked up every inch of this life-giving...

The Release of a Spectacular Vintage...

The renowned Book XVII was a logical evolution of De Toren's acclaimed Bordeaux blends, an expression of meticulous winemaking and extreme viticulture. This silky-smooth yet powerful blend, is often compared to the famed 'super-Tuscans' of the world. Previously hailed as South...

The Results of the 2019 Cape Wine Auction...

On the very first two days of March 2019, both local and international wine enthusiasts, top businessmen, entrepreneurs and well-known socialites gathered to raise funds for a remarkably good cause. This elite gathering is better known as The Cape Wine Auction and is internationally...

2016 Vintage Awarded with Stellar Ratings...

We could not have asked for a better way to kick-start 2019 than with some stellar reviews! Following the release of the 39th edition of the Platter's Wine Guide , we are thrilled to announce that our iconic De Toren Z and renowned De Toren Fusion V were most recently awarded with...

Get to know the Formidable Taryn Nortje...

One of South Africa's most exciting sommeliers, Taryn Nortjé, from the esteemed Pretoria-based, Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Hotel, chats to us about all things wine. Well recognized as one of South Africa's top sommeliers today, Taryn shares her journey into the world of wine with us....

The Core of Our Winemaking Philosophy...

Cultivating Quality in Everything We Do. An objective that has guided De Toren from the outset. From pioneering cellar techniques to redefining the boundaries of extreme viticulture, the wines of De Toren Private Cellar are marked by devotion to quality, and ensuring the truth of the vine is...