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De Toren Z Highly Rated by Dutch Guild of Sommeliers

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

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, Tim Mondavi, Napa […]

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Wine App Vivino Users Like La Jeunesse Délicate

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

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 users on […]

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Around The World With De Toren

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

  South African born chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is the first SA chef pictured above to receive the Michelin Star award for his restaurant, JAN in Nice, France. We are proud to have De Toren Fusion V on the list! Seafood is what Eddie V’s is known for, but their specialty is excellence […]

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Interview With Sommelier of the Month

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

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 ranks of washing the dishes […]

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