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Both De Toren Fusion V 2013 and De Toren Z 2013 Nominated 5 Stars

Both our De Toren Fusion V 2013 and De Toren Z 2013 were nominated for 5 Stars in this year's Platter's Wine Guide. De Toren Z 2013 is described as: 'This soft, approachable ruby-hued beauty is a true testament to vines lovingly reared and winemaking raised to an art form. A Right Bank-style...

Book XVII 2014 Bold Yet Elegant Launches Soon

The ancient Roman philosopher, Pliny the Elder, believed that in different areas of the vineyard, the wine will grow differently and give different results. This is called terroir and is true of the unique expression of the Book XVII 2014 vintage, to be released in April 2016. The carefully...

De Toren Z Highly Rated by Dutch Guild of Sommeliers

The Nederlandse Gilde van Sommeliers had a tasting of Bordeaux Blends on 11 January 2016 during the Wine Professional wine show in Amsterdam. De Toren Z was in the line-up and 20 wines were tasted in 5 Flights and from 11 countries. The results for the best 10 wines: Continuum Estate 2012,...

Wine App Vivino Users Like La Jeunesse Délicate

With almost 7.5 million users and over 13 million wine ratings in 2014, this is clearly a popular tool. Users can quickly scan the label of a wine and Vivino provides the price, average rating and reviews, as well as some information about the wine. I didn't find all reviews that helpful. The...

Interview With Sommelier of the Month

Joseph T Dhafana from La Colombe Restaurant at Silvermist Wine Estate. You have been chosen as De Toren Sommelier of the month. Tell us about your introduction into the wine industry. In 2009 I worked as a gardener at Bar Bar Blacksheep restaurant in Riebeek Kasteel, until I climbed the...