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Sofitel Mumbai BKC Celebrates Wine Days

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Sofitel Wine Days, a concept curated in partnership with Enrico Bernardo, Best Sommelier of the World 2004 aims to celebrate the popularity of French Wines across the globe. Bringing the same to India, Sofitel Mumbai BKC kickstarted the month-long celebration on 22nd September with an exclusive tasting of french wines from the wine importing company, Sonarys’s portfolio. Sanjay Menon, the wine expert and proprietor of Sonarys introduced the wines to members from wine and food fraternity.

The 6 wines served along with the molecular gastronomy treats were, Hugel & Fils Gentil 2013, Jacky Marteau AOC Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2012, La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Luberon Blanc 2014, Francois Labet ‘Ile de Beaute’ Pinot Noir 2012, Paul Jaboulet Aine Cotes Du Rhone ‘Parallele 45’ 2012 and Michel Lynch Bordeaux AOC Rouge 2012.

The festival takes place at all Sofitel Luxury Hotels to celebrate the season for wine harvesting in France.

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In India, Sofitel Mumbai BKC will host several events across the 40 days. This year, the hotel will curate special menus paired with exquisite wines for its guests from 6 regions – Mediterranean (Côtes De Provence), Oceanic Axis (Bordeaux, Nobility), Loire Valley (Full-Rounded Flavor, Acidity), Alsace region (Vosges, Jura Valleys), Central Axis (Bourgogne, Complex & Noble) and Champagne region.

Here is how you can enjoy the Sofitel Wine Days this year.

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Charcuterie and Wine pairings

Delectable Charcuterie made in-house, sausages and cold cuts paired and served with wine.

Venue: Artisan | Dates: 28th September-4th October 2015

Wine and Cheese evenings

Guests can choose from a wide selection of gourmet cheeses including Gouda, Blue, Cheddar, Feta and more. Sip and enjoy the pairing with your loved ones.

Venue: Le Bar Diamantaire | Dates: 5th October-11th October 2015

Sommelier Dinner at Tuskers

Indulge in the festivities with a sit-down dinner and your own sommelier.

Venue: Tuskers – Vegetarian Dining & Bar | Date: 23rd October 2015

Wine Expo

Guests will not only have an opportunity to make a choice of their preferred wine but can also purchase their favorites from the stalls at the outlet.

Venue: Pondichéry Café – All-day Dining | Date: 18th October 2015

Wine & Champagne Cocktails

Venue: All outlets | Dates: 21st September-31st October 2015

About Rojita Tiwari

Drinks & Destinations is all about news, views, podcasts and stories from the world of drinks, travel, and hospitality…served just the way you like it. Rojita Tiwari is an independent writer, trainer, and consultant in the fields of wine & spirits, luxury travel & hospitality. She is a WSET certified professional and listed twice (2013 and 2015) as one of the TOP TEN WOMEN OF WINE IN INDIA by the Indian Wine Academy. With 14 years of experience of working for several publications including a decade-long experience of heading the editorial of a leading alco bev magazine, now she is mostly busy- tasting, traveling, writing, training and educating people about the wonderful world of wine & spirits. She also is the host and producer of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast, India's first podcast on drinks and travel. Tweet @rojitatiwari or connect with her on drinksanddestinations@gmail.com Cheers & Happy Reading!

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