The month of September is synonymous for celebrating our heritage in South Africa. The 24th of September is known as Heritage Day and with so many different cultures and languages in our country, there is quite a bit to celebrate.
At the same time, we have
'The truth is in the vine'; just six simple words etched onto the walls of our underground tasting room and vinoteque here at De Toren Private Cellar. And yet they neatly encapsulate our estate's guiding philosophy - an approach that has in little more than
We chat to Lukas Wiegman, a top Dutch sommelier, who is very familiar with De Toren, especially after having spent the recent 2019 harvest with us on the estate, as part of our annual harvest team. The former sommelier of FG Restaurant, a Michelin two-star
As we near the mid of the year, one tends to look back and recapitulate the past 6 months. Looking back now, we could not have asked for a better way to end off the first two quarters of 2019!
In addition to the spectacular news
Size definitely matters, especially when it comes to the world of wine - bigger often means better. Apart from the fact that it implies 'celebration', there is actual science behind the thought that enjoying wine from a larger wine bottle produces a better taste. But
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
Months of meticulous crafting and duteous tweaking were invested to ensure the best possible 2018 vintage blend for each of our iconic wines, De Toren Z and De Toren Fusion V. This year our annual Blend Tastings, under the respected leadership of our Cellar Master,
De Toren Private Cellar, boutique Stellenbosch wine producer, is pleased to confirm the new majority ownership - one with an ambitious strategic vision. The deal that was agreed on will see this acclaimed wine producer being injected with newfound passion and energy.
Following Founder, Emil den
The story of the 2019 vintage commenced much earlier than one would expect. To be precise, it started merely one month after the 2018 vintage found itself snug in the cellar.
The month of April 2018 brought some much needed rain and our soils soaked up