After being invited to the South African Junior Chess Championships (SAJCC) for two consecutive years, our u/15 and u/18 chess players are working hard at pushing up their ratings at the Cape Winelands Chess Federation in order to be invited back this year again.Read More
Our Breedekloof region is very well-known for dessert wines and this was once again proven at the 17th annual Muskadel SA Awards function when Du Toitskloof was awarded Gold for both our Hanepoot Jerepigo 2014 and new vintage Red Muscadel 2016.Read More
From the most southern vineyards in Africa, Land’s End presents wine lovers with white and red options unique in terms of their origin, delicious as regards their flavour profiles. The grapes are harvested when they are just right, with the winemakers leaning on technology for analysis of the fruit but also relying on their years of experience on the land where the daylight hours are longer than anywhere else on the continent.Read More
For those who haven’t been out to visit the winery in a while; Ou Meul Bakery, our new companion and hearty calorie contributor has been open since August 2018. This year we decided to pair a meal from their menu with a Du Toitskloof wine every month and sat down with Clyde to get some scope for February.Read More
The South Coast Region, where Land’s End wines are grown and produced, is home to some of the most southerly vineyards in Africa. Grapes that are sourced for Land’s End wines are selected from vineyards at the geographically unique southernmost tip of Africa.Read More
This year we took part in the very first Cellar Challenge at the Iqela Slanghoek Triathlon hosted by Breëland Cellar. This new category under the Sprint Distance was created for Breedekloof wineries to compete against one another in teams consisting of a staff member, ambassador or industry friend or supplier.Read More
In his 7th annual guide to South Africa, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin contends that the 2015 red and 2017 white vintages have produced a brilliant series of wines. That explains why our Red Muscadel 2015 rose to the top yet again.Read More
This year we submitted 3 wines to the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). We were exhilarated to find out at Cape Wine this month that we had been awarded one gold and two silver medals for our entries!Read More
Many South Africans affectionately call Heritage Day Braai-day. Although some view this as being politically incorrect and a total hi-jacking of the day set aside on which South Africans are encouraged to reflect and celebrate culture and diversity - we think it gives even more colour and juice (make that medium rare please) to the special public holiday.Read More
Du Toitskloof Wine Cellar in the Breede River Valley has been a constant performer over the past three years at the Muskadel SA Awards and this year was no exception with their Du Toitskloof Red Muscadel 2015 winning well deserved platinum.Read More
We believe in stories. We believe in those who write the stories. It's the words and the actions of others that can often lead to our redemption. The testimony of another's fortune or misfortune.
"Cross the river in a crowd and the crocodile won't eat you," says an old African proverb.
We say let's be the crowd and let us share our stories of togetherness.
In this 1 minute video, we showcase our 2017 Michelangelo Awarded Wines and the winemaking team's memories.Read More
It's 2 weeks before the 2018 Michelangelo Wine Awards are revealed. Here's a reminder of how our wines did in 2017.Read More