Estate Experience

Our Bottles’ Beautiful Exterior Matches the Wine

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

De Toren gives a lot of care and attention to every detail of the wine making process and ensures that each bottle leaves in pristine condition with the beautiful exterior matching the wine. Once the vintage has been bottled and sealed with an opulent embossed seal, the bottles are individually hand wrapped with printed wrapping […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Crafting Wine With Delicate Hands On Technique

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

The process of fermentation converts grape juice into an alcoholic medium called “must”, while at the same time extracting colour pigments and tannins from the skins. Once the wine has completed fermentation, the winemaker will separate the free run juice from the skins. Just as a saturated sponge will retain water until lightly squeezed, the […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Achieving Greatness with Sacrifice

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

Mother Nature has shown us very little mercy for the 2015/2016 growing season. We experienced some unseasonably warm temperatures in January which kept us on our toes in terms of how we manage our precious vineyards at De Toren. Not only have we had the heat to contend with but we are faced with looming […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

This Season’s Vineyard Management Report

7 Mar 2016 | BY Adele Schultz

This year’s growing season at De Toren started off with a bang. Our budding began in the first week of September with Malbec and Merlot leading the pack and our Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot not far behind. We are nine weeks into our growing season and all the varieties on the farm […]

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