Innovation & Sustainability

Picking for Perfection Part I

10 Mar 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Picking for Perfection – Part I By Charles Williams (Winemaker) One of the biggest considerations towards wine style, and contributors to grape and wine quality, is the moment at which you decide to harvest the grapes. When I think about the best wines I have ever tasted from all over the world one keyword always […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Picking for Perfection Part II

24 Feb 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Although the final decision is always based on taste, there are however a few scientific processes that are running in the background, constantly feeding us necessary information to take into consideration to make the best informed decision on when to harvest the berries. One of these is to identify each area in the vineyard that […]

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Estate News

BOOK XVII 2012 rated as South Africa’s Top Luxury Wine!

16 Sep 2014 | BY Adele Schultz

Last month Wine Cellar, South Africa’s preeminent importer of Bordeaux wines, held two blind tastings in Johannesburg and Cape Town with 62 leading wine experts to determine South Africa’s most luxurious ultra premium red wine. The number 1 wine by a considerable margin was BOOK XVII 2012! As if we weren’t proud enough, The Black […]

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First Ever Blend Tasting For De Toren “Z” Held Outside South Africa

24 Jul 2014 | BY Adele Schultz

It was a monumental day for De Toren as for the first time ever there was a blend tasting held outside of South Africa. Every year, 4 exclusive venues are chose across South Africa where the exact blend is determined for De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z. At these blend tastings our final […]

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