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Wine Spectator USA awarded De Toren Fusion V 2013 with 92 Points

Our consistent track record with Wine Spectator revealed another 92 Point rating from this esteemed magazine. This is how James Molesworth describes the Fusion V 2013: "This has an old-school core of steeped currant, blackberry and plum fruit intertwined with notes of charcoal, tobacco and...

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...

De Toren BOOK XVII shows consistency with Wine Cellar Annual Luxury Red Wine Taste-Off

De Toren Book XVII 2013 once again made the top 2 wines, showing remarkable consistency and the command of the luxury red wine market. Unfortunately the organiser's this year did not include our The Black Lion (3 rd in last year's taste-off) in the line-up, siting they only wanted one wine...

The velvety and vibrant De Toren "Z" 2014 is pre-released in June. Reserve your allocation today

The 2014 season started off slightly cooler, turning warm to moderate during the ripening process. These were perfect conditions for quality grapes. This is reflected in our Merlot-led De Toren Z 2014 to be pre-released in June 2016. The wine is pure and focused whilst showcasing red fruit,...

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...

De Toren wines are enjoyed at ** Michelin Inter-Scaldes Restaurant (Relais & Chateau) Kruiningen, Netherlands

This magnificent restaurant is situated in the Scheldt delta and has contemporary elegance and art setting the tone. The inspired Chef Jannis uses top quality ingredients to create intricate, exciting and convincing dishes that are full of contrasting flavours. A fantastic sensation for the...

Arrive expecting delicious cuisine at Silo's Restaurant in Belgium and enjoy our De Toren wines

The Owner, Danny Vanderschueren personally selects the wines for this fine Belgian Restaurant. We are honoured to have our De Toren wines listed in this meticulous restaurant. Silo's features a combination of comfort food and fine cuisine in a contemporary way, is restored and a perfect...

The creative Netherlands Michelin Star Katseveer Restaurant with gastronomical prowess

At Katseveer Restaurant in Wilhelminadorp in the Netherlands, focus is placed on creative molecular cuisine and warm hospitality. This former ferryboat waiting room boasts wonderful views of passing ships and a terrace that looks out onto the Eastern Scheldt. A pleasant location for modern...

Interview with Sommelier of the Month. Neleen Strauss from High Timber Restaurant in London loves the balance between simplicity of food and wine

Neleen tells us how she got into the hospitality industry by stealing her father's Pinotage as a child. She stays true to her South African roots in London by also stocking De Toren Fusion V that blew her away back in Johannesburg. Can you give me a short background on yourself, where you...

The reason behind sowing cover crop in winter

Mother Nature took pity on us this year when she decided to bless us with solid soaking of rain in the third week of April. The heavens opened on the 22nd of April and, cumulatively over two days, dropped a glorious 48 mm of rain on our thirsty vineyards. In comparison to what little rain fell in...