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Contact Blouvlei

Blouvleiweg
Wellington, Western Cape
South Africa

P.O. Box 704
Wellington
7654
Western Cape, South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)21 873 7745
Fax: (27 21) 864 2737
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Blouvlei Range

In keeping with his enlightened employment policies, Stephan du Toit, some nine years ago, started up Blouvlei Wyne. Through this enterprise the employees of Mont du Toit have a direct interest in the production and sale of wines. Blouvlei produces a Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot blend and a Sauvignon Blanc. Its wines are aimed at everyday drinking. The wines are sold locally and are also exported.

Stephan says: "It's about sharing. I wanted to involve the workers on the farm and in the cellar, improve their life prospects and give them and interest in the business. All of the workers are shareholders in the company."

The red grapes come from the Mont du Toit farm, and the red wines are made in Mont du Toit's cellar. Although the wines are made by the same "hand-crafted" method as Mont du Toit's top quality red blends, Blouvlei's wines are made to be drunk earlier.

As Mont du Toit has only red varietals planted across its 28 hectares, the Sauvignon Blanc comes from grapes sourced in the neighbourhood.

Blouvlei is supported technically, financially and managerially by Mont du Toit.

  • Mont du Toit is a producer of cult South African Mega Reds
    Daily Mail, London

  • This wonderfully flossy wine combines an impressive structure with rich, concentrated flavours
    The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, London

  • The Mont du Toit from South Africa is breathtaking, subtle and velvety
    Simon Hoggart, Wine Spectator, UK

  • Very complex but absolutely seamless, this is a beautiful wine and the one bottle I’d choose to exemplify the premise of this column. Sublime stuff.
    Michael Franz, Washington Post, USA

  • A quantum leap regarding wine needs to be mentioned. One of the most remarkable is Mont du Toit.
    Mario Scheuermann, The top wines of the world, Weincompass

  • And it paid off, with Mont du Toit wines achieving cult status in “Germany overnight..Or in Brillat-savarin speak, definitely better than sex...
    Neill Pendock, Sunday Times