TASTE PAARL PERFECTION IN A GLASS
Wine lovers have the unique opportunity to taste the best of Paarl wines at Proe Paarl
Taste the best of the best, a wine celebration of the world-class wines produced in this prime wine region. Visit Grande Roche Hotel on Saturday 7 December 2019 from 11:00 to 17:00 to sample the award-winning wines from this year’s various wine competitions held.
Paarl Wine Route is the second oldest wine route in South Africa and boasts a rich winemaking history dating back over three centuries to the days of the first settlers in the Cape. Iconic brands such as Nederburg and KWV are proud to call Paarl home and was recognised amongst the top fifty global wine brands this year. Paarl has been widely acknowledged as one of the top terroirs in the country for consistently crafting exceptional wines. Paarl also stands at the forefront of innovation with ground-breaking work done in the region, including the cultivation of the indigenous Pinotage varietal, the first white Pinotage in the world and unique red blends.
This Paarl wine showcase will be hosted at the magnificent Grande Roche Hotel, a historical monument turned into a 5-star luxury hotel. The beautiful setting is the ideal location for award-winning winemakers and passionate wine enthusiasts to meet and mingle. The hotel has been a landmark tourism destination for decades combining elegant opulence with a working wine farm.
The revamp included the opening of the restaurant Viande under the patronage of by celebrity chef and culinary consultant Pete Goffe-Wood. Viande is the simple translation for meat in French and indicates the culinary direction of the restaurant. The restaurant will be responsible for creating delicious canapés that will be served during the Proe Paarl – Taste the best of the best showcase.