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Innovation & Sustainability

Discovering De Toren’s Ancient Soils & Exceptional Terroir

30 Jun 2020 | BY Charles Williams

Soil. Life-giving, ancient, site-specific and highly variable are just some descriptors one can use when describing our valuable soil here at De Toren. Enchanted by the farm’s panoramic vistas stretching from the Helderberg, over False Bay and across to Table Mountain, the coastal regions of South Africa possess some of the oldest, most ancient soils […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Martin on the 2020 Vintage…

18 Mar 2020 | BY Martin Fourie, Winemaker

Just when we, as the winemaking team here at De Toren Private Cellar thought the next vintage couldn’t be more pronounced than previous vintages, along came 2020. The exquisite climate conditions (with attitude) endured during this season have, in my humble opinion, ultimately add true depth and concentration to the current 2020 vintage. Since the […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Cutting Edge Pruning…

28 Sep 2019 | BY Charles Williams Avril Malan

With a continuous aspiration to craft world-class Bordeaux styled wines here at De Toren, our winemaking team is constantly on the lookout for the next level or area of innovation, both in the cellar and the vineyard. Our philosophy is one of cultivating quality in every single thing that we do and our most recent […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Our Winemaker & Viticulturist’s take on the 2019 Harvest…

27 Jun 2019 | BY DTPrivateCellar

The 26th of March marked the official conclusion of our 2019 harvest here at De Toren Private Cellar. This season once again presented a fantastic opportunity to observe just how adaptable our vines are and what a wonderful thing nature truly is. The 2019 vintage will without a doubt, be reminiscent of a number of […]

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