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Innovation & Sustainability

Assistant Winemaker Martin, shares the importance of barrel work in the cellar

8 Sep 2017 | BY Martin Fourie

To understand the method of ageing wine in barrels, it is important to comprehend the work and science that goes into the selection and preparation of wine barrels before they are filled with wine. This includes the crucial behind the scenes work that goes on in the cellar to make this all possible. On completion […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

South Africa’s 2015 vintage of magnitude

8 Sep 2017 | BY Anja Bekker

It is beyond any doubt that South Africa yielded a particularly reputable 2015 harvest. The 2015 vintage hails one of the most sensational, if not the greatest vintages yet. A vintage with a reputation that precedes it, destined to deliver some of the most exceptional wines yet. The wines from this phenomenal South African vintage […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Cellar Master Charles, on the protection of our biggest asset

8 Sep 2017 | BY Charles Williams

At De Toren Private Cellar, we pride ourselves on meticulous attention to detail, every step of the way. In this article, Charles shares his approach to protecting the integrity of the vineyards to ensure its long-term sustainability, quality and style of wine. As producers of premium and luxurious wines, our vineyards are invaluable to us […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Winemaker, Charles, reminisces over the recent 2017 harvest

31 May 2017 | BY De Toren

As I am writing this 2017 harvest report, my assistant winemaker, Martin, is gently pressing the very last vessel of our Petit Verdot. Harvest 2017 is officially concluded! I always find myself somewhat reminiscent on days like these, emotions similar to enjoying a great glass of wine with best friends, joking about the good old […]

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