Alongside this, designer Pierre Cronje created a silhouette of the Simonsberg mountain range using antique solid French oak panels. The different textures and colours of the French oak panels allowed him to bring a level of depth into the composition, which creates an almost three-dimensional feel within the reception space.
Next to this, the central bar of the Wine Lounge is fashioned to resemble the egg-shaped fermentation wine barrels in the adjoining cellar. Ceiling motifs carry the theme, offering a visual link to the movement of vine leaves in the summer winds. In the evening, the Wine Lounge becomes home to Gåte, an exciting new restaurant for the South African wine region.