Van Zyl du Toit works his magic in the cellar, he joined Allée Bleue in 2009, having previously worked for Simonsig. He hails from Riebeeck Kasteel in the Cape’s Swartland and comes from a winemaking family.

“Attention to detail throughout the winemaking process is key to producing excellent wines.”

His energy, enthusiasm and craftsmanship have provided the farm with a clear sense of direction for the wines – the numerous awards bear testament to the fruits of his labour.

 “My wines are very personal to me, it is not what I do, but rather who I am”