The Pendock Wine Gallery has more to offer than ever before with a host of showcased wines, unique themed pairings, brandy tastings and a good value soiree.
The gallery’s unique take on themed wine exhibits continues with Richards Rockstars in March, Charles Banks Chenin Blancs in April and Mussels in May.
Chief Winemaker and Cellar Master at KWV, Richard Rowe, will be showcasing his six best KWV wines at the gallery in March. Hailing from Australia where he worked at Evans & Tates and Leasingham Wineries, Richard Joined KWV in 2008. With the goal to produce wines that are fresh and drinkable he has been the driving force behind the turnaround at KWV.
The Pendock Wine Gallery will be showcasing Charles Banks six best Chenin Blanc wines in April. Partner to the brand – Leviathan, Charles recently purchased Mayacamas Vineyards adding to his already impressive list of wine properties including Stellenbosch Estate, Mulderbosch, and Fable.
During the month of May, Neil Pendock will be introducing guests to the concept of the French dish Mussels Mariniere. Three wines from Durbanville and three wines from Darling will be paired with mussels for a unique taste experience.
These unique tastings are priced at R30 per person, which includes six tastings, and refundable on purchase of wines. The exhibitions will be running throughout their respective months with the Pendock Gallery opening daily between 12h00 and 19h00.
The Good Value Guru Soiree is a weekly event with a panel of judges consisting of industry professionals taking part in a blind tasting of 50-100 different wines. These wines will receive a description and an estimated cost price of the wine which will be recorded on the Vivino App where they can be compared with the actual details of the wine and the shop price.
Wines judged during the Good Value Guru Soiree will be open to the public for tasting as part of the Good Value Soiree Tastings. Priced at R100 per person, guest can do an unlimited tasting of each wine on display in the Lobby Lounge paired with three finger snacks. The Good Value Soiree Tastings will take place every Monday between 17h00 and 19h00.
The Pendock Galley will also offer Brandy Tastings to guest of Taj Cape Town daily from 12h00 to 19h00. Priced at R120, the tastings consist of three South African Brandies and two Cognacs.
Home of the Pendock Wine Gallery, Taj Cape Town provides luxury accommodation in Cape Town and hosts a number of fine dining events in its highly acclaimed restaurants and venues. Email the restaurants reservations team at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org book a fine dining experience at one of our venues or call us at 021 819 2000.
The very best in South African talent will once again be showcased at a really special Design Indaba 2014 during Cape Town’s year of design as the official Design Capital of the World.
The Design Indaba Expo has been held annually at the Cape Town International Convention Centre since 2004. With more than 35 000 people coming through the doors each year, it has grown to become the biggest curated design event in the Southern Hemisphere. The Expo is the only platform that welcomes multiple design disciplines all under one roof, including advertising, craft, decor, fashion, product design, industrial design, new media, publishing, visual art, jewellery design and graphic design.
Included in the programme is a ground-breaking exhibition of African design, creativity and innovation. Dubbed “Africa is Now”, this large-scale exhibition will anchor the Design Expo with up-to-the-minute surveying of emerging, established and unexpected talent from across the continent. The project is set to showcase African ingenuity in finding solutions to its own problems, using local materials wherever possible.
The Design Indaba also plays host to an array of community initiatives, training workshops, design projects and publications. With all eyes focused on Cape Town as a Design Capital of the World, visitors to the event can expect the bar to be raised for the creativity and emerging talent on display.
The 2014 Design Indaba will take place from Friday, 28 February until Sunday, 2 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Tickets are priced at R80 online or at the door; with pensioners and students paying R60 and children age 10 to 18 paying R45 at the door. Children under 10 can attend for free.
The Taj Cape Town offers stylish accommodation in Cape Town in the city centre. The Taj Cape Town, situated close to the CTICC, venue for the Design Indaba, and other Cape Town attractions, boasts fine restaurants and the exquisite Jiva Grande Spa.