Du Toitskloof March Update
stories + togetherness. March always brings the year's introduction to a close. Slowly as the season changes the annual story finds its direction.
The year that was: Breedekloof Wine Valley reflects on 2017’s successes
This year the Breedekloof Wine Valley proved, once again, that wines from this unassuming wine region are worth seeking out. Here, winemakers from the valley reflect on some of the top wine awards collected in 2017.
Du Toitskloof Holiday Promo: Adventure Wine Bag
You never have to worry again about broken wine bottles in your bush wagon or your camping gear.
This wine reminds me of...
One minute with the Du Toitskloof winemaking team sharing what their Michelangelo Awarded Wines remind them of.
2 Double Gold and 4 Gold Michelangelo Awards for Du Toitskloof Wines in 2017
Du Toitskloof Wines was awarded two coveted Double Gold medals and another staggering four Gold medals at this year's Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards.
2017 Muratie - Du Toitskloof Cook-Off
Du Toitskloof emerging victorious in a pork-war to remember
Du Toitskloof Wines Takes Limelight in South African Literature and Film Arena
In an era of intense competition in the wine industry, the well-known Rawsonville wine brand Du Toitskloof Wines has carved out a unique position for itself in the world of Afrikaans literature and films.
SU Woordfees short story anthology in its third year
The SU Woordfees short story anthology is entering into its third year with the 2018 publication.
Delicious 2017 Du Toitskloof Sauvignon Blanc Underscores Superb Vintage
Du Toitskloof Wines from Rawsonville has built a reputation as one of South Africa’s most popular Sauvignon Blanc producers, and the just-released 2017 version shows why.
Du Toitskloof Wines Upbeat about Vineyards’ Winter Recovery
Leon Dippenaar, VinPro viticulturist responsible for Du Toitskloof’s vineyards, is upbeat despite some grim industry forecasts based around the current water crisis in the Western Cape.
Winemaking Skill, Superb Grapes the Key to Du Toitskloof’s Award-winning Red Muscadel
Correct timing and achieving the elusive “sweet spot”, that’s the secret to creating an award-winning Muscadel dessert wine.
Muskadel SA Awards 2017 – Third win for Orange River Cellars
The 15th annual Muskadel SA Awards function, sponsored by Enartis SA, was held at Noop, Paarl on 25 May. Amongst 23 entries, five more than in 2016, Orange River Cellars from the Northern Cape was triumphant for the third consecutive year winning two platinum awards.
Du Toitskloof Wines Releases an Ode to Chenin Heaven
With the Chenin Blanc wines from the Breedekloof Wine Region currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity among consumers and critics, Du Toitskloof Wines from Rawsonville is certain its just-released 2017 Chenin Blanc ticks all the right boxes required of the region’s Chenin pedigree.
Can you make a difference in someone's life?
The 21st of March is not only the Autumn & Spring Equinox, but also the day that South Africans commemorate Human Rights Day. Read on to find out how wineries are making a difference in people's lives and how you, too, can make a difference. #wineforgood
Longer hang-time, more flavour features Du Toitskloof Harvest 2017
Slightly cooler conditions than usual with some farms in the vicinity experiencing a smidgeon of rain in January is allowing Du Toitskloof Wines cellarmaster Shawn Thomson to go for more fruit expression in the harvesting of the earlier grape varieties this year.
A sense of change
Everybody is taking note of the Breedekloof Wine Valley, and there are good reasons why.
Bottled Education
Excellent education for kids of wine-farm workers
Du Toitskloof Wines Newsletter: December 2016
Having a couple of retro music-lovers working for Du Toitskloof Wines, we know the term "rust never sleeps". (As sung by Neil Young). Well, the wine industry does not sleep either. So while the rest of the country begins winding down for some well-deserved rest and recreation, many involved in the distributing, selling and making of wine will have one eye on the business over the festive season.
25 verhale in 2017 US Woordfees kortverhaalbundel
Sommige is lank in die tand, ander is al lank in die land, party is nog nat agter die ore en ander is onlangs eers gebore. Só lees die curriculum vitae van die 25 skrywers wie se verhale in die US Woordfees 2017-kortverhaalbundel opgeneem gaan word. Die kompetisie word aangebied in samewerking met Du Toitskloof-wyne.
Du Toitskloof Wines Newsletter: October 2016
As they say in the classics, spring has sprung, and our beautiful Breedekloof Valley is resplendent in a green coat of young, fresh vine-leaves. The feeling is one of freshness and life. Our grape farmers are especially pleased at the healthy condition of the vines, as this implies the quality of the all-important winter hibernation the plants enjoyed.
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