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EVENTS

All Things Nice are the proud hosts of several events around the country, popularly known as The All Things Nice Shine Nights. Take a look at the scale of these decadent experiences.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

June

15 - Private single malt tasting with Godrej (Delhi)

16 - Private single malt tasting with Godrej (Delhi)

21 - Launch of KVMI chocolates and wine evening

22 - Private corporate whisky tasting

28 - Private wine tasting

 

July

5 - Caesarstone 5th year anniversary party & launch @ Leela Palace, New Delhi

17 - Dubai International Financial Center Governor's visit to India's event

18 - Argentina Wine Evening

 

Dates TBD

00 - Chateauneuf du Pape/Barolo/Tuscan wine tasting

00 - Charred

00 - Meat & Malt

00 - Tapas and Spanish/Argentinian and Chilean Wine Evening at Uno Mas

00 - Chef and Sommelier Dinner with Chef Hemant Oberoi & Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal

00 - Gin evening at Sofitel BKC

 

August

6 to 11 - Michelin Star Chef Steve Litke from Sonoma County in India

30 / 31 - Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal & Zeba Kohli

 

September

2 to 6 - Decanter Hong Kong Judging days

18 to 20 - ProWein Education Seminar in association with All Things Nice

23 to 29 - Abruzzo based wineries visit to India for distribution solution

 


*By invitation only. If you would like to be included on our guest lists, please email your details to info@allthingsnice.in, subject to management discretion.

PAST EVENTS

Michelin Star Chef Beppe De Vito dinner series:

Phenomenal dinners were held in Mumbai at the JW Marriott Juhu and in Delhi at the JW Marriott Aerocity where Michelin Star Chef Beppe De Vito's progressive Italian cuisine menu was paired exceptionally well by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal with single malts from Glenfiddich and The Balvenie.

Our partners for the dinners were:

  • Shaze | Elior (Mumbai) | JW Marriott Juhu (Mumbai) | JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity (Delhi) | Glenfiddich | The Balvenie | Gurkha Cigars | Truefitt & Hill (Mumbai) | Citi Bank (Mumbai) | Leo Travels (Mumbai)

The whiskies for the dinners were:

  • Glenfiddich IPA Experiment
  • Glenfiddich 12 YO
  • The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 YO
  • Glenfiddich 15 YO
  • Glenfiddich 18 YO
  • Glenfiddich Project XX

Dinner with the Young President's Organisation and Michelin Star Chef Beppe De Vito:

All Things Nice was happy to host a private evening for YPO members in Delhi with Chef Beppe De Vito and Chef Mirko Febbrile featuring 6 courses of delicious progressive Italian cuisine paired with the following wines:

  • Fratelli Jean Charles Boisset No. 47, India
  • Castello Banfi Le Rime, Italy
  • Fratelli J'Noon White, India
  • Marchesi di Barolo Dolcetto D'Alba, Italy
  • Fratelli J'Noon Red, India

SIAL China:

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal hosted a tasting of the best Indian red wines for a group of wine enthusiasts in Shanghai at the 7th Wine Innovation Forum at SIAL China 2019. The wines tasted were:

  • Good Earth Basso NV
  • Sula Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
  • Grover Zampa Chene Grande Reserve 2016
  • Fratelli Sette 2013
  • Oakwood Reisha Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
  • KRSMA Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Blind Tasting series with Jim Murray:

All Things Nice was happy to bring down leading whisky expert and author of The Whisky Bible Jim Murray over 4 days in Mumbai and Delhi. Over 340 guests attended the blind tasting conducted by Jim Murray himself. Our partners for this event were: Sofitel Mumbai BKC | Pullman New Delhi Aerocity | Shaze | Hafele | British Airways | Citi Bank (Mumbai) | Truefitt & Hill (Mumbai) | Gurkha Cogars (Mumbai)

The whiskies in Mumbai were:

  • Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack
  • The Quiet Man 8 YO
  • Ballantine's 17 YO
  • Aberlour 16 YO
  • GlenGrant 18 YO
  • Paul John Kanya
  • Glenmorangie The Original

The whiskies in Delhi were:

  • Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack
  • Dewar's 18 YO
  • Ballantine's 17 YO
  • Aberlour 12 YO
  • GlenGrant 18 YO
  • Paul John Bold
  • Glenmorangie The Original

Private corporate engagement events with Shaze for Anarock and KnightFrank

All Things Nice was happy to curate an evening to showcase Shaze products to consumers at KnightFrank and Anarock offices.

Two Michelin Star Chef Julien Royer Dinner at JW Marriott, Delhi:

As part of the Masters of Marriott programme in association with All Things Nice, Chef Julien Royer of Odette in Singapore, which is #1 on Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list, delighted Delhi's A list with a delicious 5 course menu at JW Marriott Aerocity New Delhi. Chef Julien Royer was brought to India by All Things Nice and the dinner was paired with the following wines by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

  • Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV
  • Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  • Borgogno Era Ora Langhe DOC Riesling 2015
  • Migration Pinot Noir 2016
  • E. Guigal Condrieu 2016
  • Marchesi di Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2012
  • Louis Roederer Brut Rosé 2012

Western Australia Tourism's Culinary Brand Ambassador Chef Tony Howell dinner series

An exquisite wine dinner series featuring Chef Tony Howell was organised by All Things Nice and held at the JW Marriott Juhu in Mumbai and JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity, curated by Western Australia Tourism's Culinary Brand Ambassador Chef Tony Howell. The dinner was paired with some great wines by sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. The dinners were sponsored by The Government of Western Australia, Thai Airways, JW Marriott, wineries mentioned below and in Delhi the dinner was co-sponsored by Elior. The wines for the series included

  • Grover Zampa Soirée Brut
  • William Hardy Chardonnay
  • William Hardy Shiraz
  • Mud House Sauvignon Blanc
  • Mud House Pinot Noir
  • Kumala Pinotage
  • Ironstone Chardonnay
  • Ironstone Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Hardys Stamp Sweet Red Reserve

Attengin Soldier at Toast & Tonic

An interactive gin evening featuring Monkey 47 gin cocktails specially curated for the night. The appetizers for the event were made using the same botanicals found in Monkey 47 gin. Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal took over the bar with bartending beast John Leese.

Six Course Wine Dinner at Masala Library

A stunning dinner which featured Indian cuisine with a modern progressive twist curated by Masala Library. The six courses were paired with some great wines selected by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal who invited guests from the All Things Nice network for the exclusive dinner.

  • Ferrari Trento Brut NV
  • Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  • Domaine Laroche Petit Chablis 2015
  • Domaines Schlumberger 'Les Princes Abbes' Riesling 2014
  • E. Guigal Tavel Rosé 2016
  • Bodegas Roda Sela Rioja 2014
  • Penfolds Bin 2 Shiraz-Mataro 2016

IWCCA

Celebrating India's Finest 2019

The 7th edition of Celebrating India's Finest was a resounding success with over 300 esteemed guests tasting the best of Indian wines, all of which won awards at the Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards. The event also featured a selection of fine cheese, artisan Indian chocolate and non-alcoholic mocktails.

Nasscom Malt Tasting at Grand Hyatt on behalf of the Government of British Columbia

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal hosted an interactive and truly fun malt tasting on behalf of the Government of British Columbia and Nasscom at Grand Hyatt featuring the following malts:

  • Cotswolds
  • Edradour Caledonia 12 YO
  • Benromach 10 YO
  • The Arran 14 YO
  • Springbank 10 YO
  • The Balvenie 14 YO Caribbean Cask

Informal corporate wine & gin tasting

A private tasting for one of our favourite clients at St. Regis hotel where we conducted an informal wine and gin tasting for over 200 guests. Wines and Gins for the night included -

  • Weingut Heinz Pfaffman Riesling
  • Hugel Gentil
  • Framingham Pinot Noir
  • Bodegas La Horra Corimbo
  • Suoi Barolo
  • Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Gin Mare
  • Colombo no. 7
  • Monkey 47

Single Malt Paired Dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End:

An indulgent evening bringing together fantastic single malts from India, Scotland and Ireland, paired perfectly by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Malts for the dinner included:

  • Paul John Edited
  • Scapa Skiren
  • The Quiet Man 8 YO
  • Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie
  • The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 YO
  • Aberlour 16 YO

Private Indian wine tasting

An elegant Indian wine tasting conducted by sommelier Nikhil Agarwal for a private client featuring a range of Indian wines:

  • Fratelli Gran Cuvee Brut
  • Oakwood Mystik Oak Sauvignon Blanc
  • Grover Zampa Vijay Amritraj Reserve Collection White
  • Vallonné Rosé
  • Soma Pinot Noir
  • Good Earth Basso
  • York Arros

Paul John Single Malt Tasting at Truefitt & Hill, Khar

An interactive tasting at Truefitt & Hill's outlet in Khar conducted by sommelier Nikhil Agarwal featuring single malts from Paul John's portfolio:

  • Paul John Brilliance
  • Paul John Edited
  • Paul John Bold

Two Michelin Star Chef Anthony Genovese Dinner Series

2 Michelin Star Chef Anthony Genovese and his team was brought to India all the way from Rome by All Things Nice to host a series of private dinners in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. The guests list featured India's top industrialist and were co hosted with Chef Anthony and Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal who paired each course with wines from all over the world and Cognac and cigars to finish.

Private Corporate Whisky Evening with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal

A line up of fantastic whiskies and an enthusiastic audience for one of our favourite corporate clients. Malts for the evening included - Kavalan Ex-Bourbon | Compass Box Oak Cross | Kilchoman Machir Bay | The Glenlivent 18 YO | Glendronach Parliament 21YO

Down & Dirty - Sparkling Wine Tasting at Cafe Zoe

A crazy line up of bubbles of all styles from different parts of the world along with a great discussion and man was it down and dirty! Nikhil & Jeremie co hosted the evening and guided guests through each of the bubbles. The bubbles included - Fratelli Gran Cuvee Brut | Casablanca Vino Spumante | Luna Argenta Prosecco | Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut | Chandon Brut | Grover Zampa Soiree Brut | Robert Giraud Cremant de Bordeaux | Ferrarti Trento Brut | GH Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut | Sula Sparkling Shiraz

All Things Nice was happy to partner with YouMeandWemedia for the PDMS Charity Event which was held at the St.Regis Hotel.

Paul John Single Malt | Grovers | Sula | Tito's Vodka

YPO Gin Tasting in Ludhiana

A truly fun Gin tasting which was hosted in Ludhiana with a Prohibition Era theme. Some of the gins included were - The Botanist | Hendrick's, Colombo No. 7 | Gin Mare

Hennessy Cognac Evening with All Things Nice members at The Chambers, Taj Lands End

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal hosted an Immersive Cocktail experience and Hennessy Cognac tasting as we discovered this great Cognac House over delectable appetizers at The Patio- The Chambers,Taj Lands End. Cognacs for the evening included Hennessy V.S., V.S.O.P. and X.O.

Indian Wine Tasting at Rustomjee Global City

Our junior Sommelier hosted an interactive tasting of Indian wines for potential buyers at Rustomjee Global City. Wines for the evening included Sula Rasa Shiraz, Sula Chenin Blanc Reserve, Sula Riesling, Grover Zampa La Reserve and Fratelli Shiraz Rose

Drifters TapStation in BKC Preview Party

All Things Nice hosted an evening of fantastic brews which are curated by in house Czech Brew Master: Honza Kocka along with free flowing appetizers at Mumbai's newly opened Drifters Tap Station by Drifters Brewery- India's first brewpub with 24 of its own handcrafted beers. Over 60 of All Things Nice members attended the event.

The 7th edition of the Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards 2019

Over 130 of India's best wines were tasted by 100 judges from around the world. The final scores will result in Gold, Silver or Bronze medals awarded to the wines. A grand celebration of India's best wines will follow.

Single Malt Training at Oberoi Amar Villas for Pernod Ricard

Always great to train young F&B teams on wine and spirits. This time we showcased fantastic malts from the Pernod Ricard portfolio Arbelour 12YO | Scappa Glansa | The Glenburgie 15YO | The Glenlivet Nadurra

Single Malt tasting evening with Agra's local and visiting malt aficionados at Turqouoise Cottage for Pernod Ricard

A truly fun and interactive malt tasting featuring Arbelour 12YO | Scappa Glansa | The Glenburgie 15YO | The Glenlivet Nadurra

Sit down wine dinner with Lodha and their World Tower villas on the 65th floor with original paintings from Picasso and Sauza

Luxury at its epitome. A grand setting, beautiful views. Extraordinary people and great wine and food over discussion over fine art.

Single Malt Evening with Private Corporate client at the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur

A great evening showcasing malts and blended whiskies at the stunning Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur for our private corporate client.

Donnafugata evening at Olive Bar & Kitchen:

Guests experienced Donnafugata’s historic and enthralling wines over specially curated appetizers by the uber talented Chef Rishim Sachdeva at Olive Bar & Kitchen.

Paul John at Punjab Grill:

Guests enjoyed cocktails prepared using the great Indian single malt- Paul John with delectable kebabs by Punjab grill.

Wine & Cognac Dinner at The Chambers:

Guests experienced an extravagant four course wine dinner paired a selection of wines and cognac at the uber exclusive Chambers - Taj Lands End. Indulgences for the evening included:

G.H. MUMM Cordon Rouge Brut NV, Champagne, France
Grüner Veltliner Domaene Gobelsburg 2016, Kamptal, Austria
Brancott Estate Marlborough Pinot Noir 2016, Marlborough, New Zealand
Château De Fontenille Rouge AOC 2015, Bordeaux, France
Martell X.O. Cognac, France

Paul John malt evening at The Sassy Spoon:

Guests were taken through a tasting of the Paul John portfolio at The Sassy Spoon by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. The evening offered a free flow of Paul John cocktails and appetizers throughout the evening.

Colombo No. 7 evening at Harbour Bar Since 1933, The Taj Mahal Palace:

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal hosted an exclusive cocktail evening with the owner of Colombo No. 7 - Mr. Amal de Silva Wijeyeratne at the exquisite Harbour Bar Since 1933 - Mumbai's first licensed bar. The appetizers for the evening had been specially curated using the same 7 spices and botanicals in the gin by the kitchen team at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.

Paul John tasting at Pa Pa Ya:

EBG and ANZBAI members were taken through a tasting of the Paul John portfolio at Pa Pa Ya by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Guests enjoyed Paul John cocktails and appetizers throughout the evening.

Tito's Evening at Olive Bar & Kitchen:

All Things Nice hosted an evening with Tito's Handmade Vodka (Gluten Free) over cocktails and free flowing gluten free appetizers curated by Chef Rishim Sachdeva at Olive Bar & Kitchen

ProWein Educational Campaign - Malt Whisky masterclass

A tasting of 6 single malts by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Guests were taken through the journey of the spirit as it ages and is influenced by different kinds of oak barrels in addition to providing interesting facts about single malt and its key characteristics.

Malts tasted were:

ProWein Educational Campaign - Blind tasting of Indian & International wines

Guests discovered how to taste wine with an added twist. Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducted a tasting of 8 wines without revealing the brand, grape varietal or country of origin. Guests were encouraged to share their opinions before the wines were revealed.

Wines tasted were:

ProWein Educational Campaign - Decoding Australia's Wine Regions

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal, winner of the Wine Australia Scholarship, conduced a tasting of wines from Australia's most famous regions to showcase the width of its production, its regions and wine styles.

Wines tasted were:

Blind wine tasting at The Wine Rack

Guests were taken through a blind tasting of a selection of Indian and international wines by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at The Wine Rack. Wines for the evening were Grover Zampa Soiree Brut 2015, MAN Family Padstal Chardonnay 2017, Fratelli Vitae Chardonnay 2015, Zonin Valpolicella Ripasso Superior D.O.C. 2014, Oakwood Reisha Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Devils Collection 2016 and York Arros 2016

Paul John Tasting for BBG members at The Quarter

Whisky Expert Nikhil Agarwal conducted a tasting of the Paul John portfolio for members of the British Business Group at The Quarter.

The Glenlivet Vertical Tasting with BMW

All Things Nice hosted a vertical tasting of @TheGlenlivet with @bmwindia at the Oxford Golf and Country Club in Pune.

Paul John tasting at The A

Members of The A were taken through a tasting of Paul John Brilliance, Edited and Bold by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Duck & Pinot at The A

Our members joined us at The A – the fabulous Private Members’ Club – and feasted on four courses of delicious duck prepared by Chef Amit Bharadwaj with a range of Pinot Noirs from New Zealand and France paired together by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Blind Wine tasting for Innercircle members at Taj Mahal, Delhi

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducted a blind wine tasting for Innercircle members in Delhi. Guests were introduced to the wines without having any knowledge of the brand, grape varietal, style or country of origin.

Paul John tasting at The Quarter

Guests discovered the great Indian single malt - Paul John in the company of Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal and fellow malt enthusiasts over a range of delicious appetizers at the city's newest cultural headquarters - The Quarter.

Wine Dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End

An extravagant four course dinner with wines from Italy, France & Austria paired by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal & South Africa's very own Amarula to finish

The Quiet Man at House of Nomad, Taj Lands End

All Things Nice welcomed The Quiet Man to India over an evening of Irish malt whiskey, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the company of fellow whiskey enthusiasts and Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at House of Nomad at The Taj Lands End.

Glenlivet Vertical Tasting at Shaman Motors

All Things Nice hosted a Glenlivet Vertical Tasting at Shaman Motors.

The Omar Allibhoy Dinner at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu

All Things Nice brought down Spanish Chef Omar Allibhoy in association with Qatar Airways to celebrate contemporary Spanish cuisine as Omar teamed up with Vishal Atreya, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu to create an eight course tapas style dinner paired with a fine selection of wine and Cognac by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal for one night only. The dinner showcased a tapas style menu paired perfectly with wine. Guests indulged in dishes that were created keeping in mind ingredients that offered clear distinct flavours of contemporary Spain. The menu included chicory endives with a blue cheese foam, a delightful combination of frisee lettuce, apple, quince jelly, walnuts and oil , thinly sliced cured loin of cod served with avocado puree and mango vinaigrette, Iberian acorn-fed ham, fried leg of octopus served with mash potato, smoked paprika and olive oil, seafood black rice cooked with squid ink and served with alioli. The courses were paired with wines by Mythic Mountain from Argentina, Robert Giraud from France, To end, guests will enjoyed a service of Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac with Creama Catalana. Our partners for the evening included BMW Navnit Motors Mumbai, Eat Stay Love, Flipsydee and Rémy Martin.

The Omar Allibhoy Dinner at Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

All Things Nice brought down Spanish Chef Omar Allibhoy in association with BMW Deutsche Motoren to celebrate contemporary Spanish cuisine as Omar teamed up with Executive Chef Ajay Anand of the Pullman New Delhi Aerocity to create an eight course tapas style dinner paired with a fine selection of wine and Cognac by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal for one night only. The dinner showcased a tapas style menu paired perfectly with wine. Guests indulged in dishes that were created keeping in mind ingredients that offered clear distinct flavours of contemporary Spain. The menu included chicory endives with a blue cheese foam, a delightful combination of frisee lettuce, apple, quince jelly, walnuts and oil , thinly sliced cured loin of cod served with avocado puree and mango vinaigrette, Iberian acorn-fed ham, fried leg of octopus served with mash potato, smoked paprika and olive oil, seafood black rice cooked with squid ink and served with alioli. The courses were paired with wines by Mythic Mountain from Argentina, Robert Giraud from France, Valdivieso from Chile, Rioja Sierra from Spain and Grover Zampa Vineyards. To end, guests will enjoyed a service of Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac with Creama Catalana. Our partners for the evening included Qatar Airways, Lucaris Crystal, Eat Stay Love, Flipsydee, Grover Zampa Vineyards, Agnetta International, Aspri Spirits Pvt Ltd and Rémy Martin.​

All Things Nice at SIAL China 2018

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducted a seminar and tasting on discovering India's wine styles with York Sauvignon Blanc, Grovers La Reserve Blanc, Vallonne Rose, Charosa Selections Shiraz, Sula Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon and Reveilo Late Harvest Chenin Blanc.

Private tasting at Flavor Diaries

Great fun to host a tasting and share Indian origin wines, beer and single malt for 14 of Dubai's leading bartenders during their current tour of India on behalf of Glenfiddich at Flavour Diaries. The tasting included Sula Vineyards, Reveilo Winery, Fratelli Vineyards, Casablanca Sparkling Wine, Charosa Vineyards, Bira 91 and Paul John.

Classic Malt Social at Palladium

All Things Nice and Palladium Mumbai hosted The Classic Malts Selection Social in association with Classic Malts Selection and UpperCrust India. Guests enjoyed the Talisker, Glenkinchie, Cardhu, Caol Ila, Dalwhinnie and Johnnie Walker Green Label in the company of Whiskey Expert Nikhil Agarwal.​

SUBMIT dinner at Masque

We brought together gastronomy and single malt whisky which we believe are art forms and paired them with other forms of art by renowned artists over a five course menu paired with single malt by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Masque Artists Dalip Tahil | Lekha Washington | Parhad Goghavala | @GautamPatole | Pablo Ramirez Arnol. Single malts for the evening included Talisker, Glenkinchie, Dalwhinnie, Cragganmore, Caol Ila and Lagavulin from the Classic Malts Selection.​

Paul John tasting at KODE

All Things Nice hosted a tasting of Paul John, the Great Indian Single Malt ​along with a selection of delectable appetizers​ at KODE.

Celebrating India's Finest 2018

All Things Nice hosted the 6th edition of ‘Celebrating India’s Finest’, an evening recognizing winners of the ‘Indian Wine Consumer Choice Awards’ held in January this year. Celebrating India’s Finest, presented by HT 48 Hours, Hafele and Living Foodz in association with Lucaris Crystal Glassware and Cathay Pacific Airlines was hosted at the Hafele Design Centre SOBO. Delectable hors d'oeuvres carefully curated by Eat Drink Design and paired with the wide selection of wine completed the indulgent experience. Guests also enjoyed a fine selection of Pascati Chocolates with the wines. Participating wineries included Casablanca, Charosa Wineries, Four Seasons Wines, Grover Zampa Vineyards, Oakwood Vineyards, Reveilo Wines, Soma Vineyards, Sula Vineyards, Syonaa Wines and The Daily Dose.

Malt evening at Olive Bar & Kitchen

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducted a tasting of Johnnie Walker Platinum 18 YO, Glenkinchie 12 YO, Dalwhinnie 15 YO, Cragganmore 12 YO, Talisker 10 YO, Lagavulin 16 YO for guests at the beautiful Olive Bar & Kitchen.

Malt evening at Slink & Bardot

Guests enjoyed single malt cocktails followed by a tasting of single malts from Scotland with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.​

World Class Vodka and Gin Tasting

Guests were taken through a tasting of Ketel One, Ciroc, Gordon's, Tanqueray and Tanqueray No. TEN followed by a cocktail masterclass with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Wink, Taj President.​

Mercedes S Class sit down malt dinner

All Things Nice hosted a single malt paired dinner at the launch of the Mercedes S Class in Mumbai. Guests enjoyed a four course dinner paired with Talisker 10 YO, Cardhu 12 YO, Dalwhinnie 15 YO, Cragganmore 12 YO and Lagavulin 16 YO.

Malt paired dinner at Estella

Guests enjoyed an indulgent four course dinner curated by Chef Rohan D'souza paired with the iconic Classic Malts of Scotland by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at the stunning beach side restaurant - Estella.​

Gin Tasting at The Quarter

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal hosted a gin masterclass for the YPO at The Quarter with Bombay sapphire, Monkey 47 and the Botantist.

The Chef Jed Gerrard dinner at Sofitel Hotel

All Things Nice teamed up with the uber luxurious COMO The Treasury Hotel to curate a unique culinary experience with Executive Chef Jed Gerrard of Wildflower, Perth’s classiest fine dining restaurant to India. The formal five course dinner was held at Sofitel Hotel's French Bistro – Artisan. Each course was paired by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal with a fine selection of wine and Cognac.

​​Wine and Art evening at Rustomjee Paramount

​​An evening with wines from around the world and a viewing of specially curated art by renowned art curator Niyatee Shinde of Turmeric Earth at Rustomjee Paramount.​

​​Classic Malt Dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End

Classic Malt Dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End: All Things Nice hosted an extravagant dinner paired with the some of the most exquisite single malts from Scotland at the exclusive, Taj Lands End Chambers. Guests were welcomed with single malt cocktails at the terrace overlooking the sea link, followed by a four-course dinner paired with the Classic Malts selection.

​​Private Whiskey Tasting at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

​​Guests tasted the Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky, The GlenDronachParliament 21 YO, Kilchoman Distillery 100%, Bunnahabhain 18 YO, Springbank Distillers 18 YO, Isle of Arran Distillery 14 YO, Kavalan Whisky Ex Sherry Oak, McCarthy's Single Malt Oregon Single Malt, Old​ Pulteney distillery 12 YO, Paul John Whisky Brilliance and Bushmills Irish Whiskey Black in the company of Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Guests also enjoyed wines like the Weingut Jurtschitsch Sonnhof 'Grüve', Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Nadine Chardonnay, Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta 'Rennina' 2011 ( Brunello di Montalcino),Tuscany, Italy and Testamatta di Bibi Graetz-Winery IGT Toscana.

6th Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards 2018

​​All Things Nice successfully organised the sixth edition of the Indian Wine Consumer’s Choice Awards popularly known in the industry as the IWCCA on 13th January 2018. The aim of IWCCA is to give Indian consumers an opportunity to judge for themselves and on behalf of other consumers the best Indian wines available in the country.The 6th edition of Indian Consumer’s Choice Awards partnered with HT as official media partner, Living Foodz as the lifestyle partner, Sofitel Mumbai BKC as the hospitality partner, Lucaris as the glassware partner and Veen as event partner.

Classic Malt blind tasting at Kode

​​Whisky enthusiasts discovered a selection of malts only using their senses with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. The evening was the perfect opportunity to test one's malt skills while enjoying delectable appetizers and the company of other single malt enthusiasts at KODE The Classic Malts Selection for the evening included: Talisker​,​ Caol Ila​,​ Cardhu, Clynelish​,​ Dalwhinnie and Lagavulin

​Paul John evening at Toast & Tonic

All Things Nice hosted an interactive Paul John​ tasting for its members at Toast an​d Tonic.​ Whiskey enthusiasts were taken through a tasting of Paul John Brilliance, P​​aul John Edited and Paul John Bold by Whiskey Expert & Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Glenlivet appreciation sessions

​​Fantastic tastings conducted by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal with The Glenlivet

Gin tasting and cocktail masterclass

​​All Things Nice hosted an interactive tasting and cocktail masterclass with Gordon’s Gin Tanqueray and Tanqueray No. TEN at Olive Bar & Kitchen for Penn Club of Mumbai and Harvard Club of India members

Wine, Whisky and Sake evening at Aer, Four Seasons Hotel

A fantastic evening over wines, whiskies and sakes at the gorgeous Aer Bar & Lounge. Wines for the evening: Domaine Pascal Jolivet ‘Attitude’ Sauvignon Blanc De Bortoli Wines Harvest Dairy Semillon Chardonnay Saint Clair Pinot Noir Bodegas MAURO Tempranillo Tenuta San Guido ‘Guidalberto’ IGT Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot E. Guigal ‘Châteauneuf du Pape’ Whiskies for the evening: Kilchoman Distillery Machir Bay Kavalan Whisky ex-Bourbon Oak Dad's Hat Rye Sake's for the evening: Ayakiku Junmai Ginjo Junmai Koikawa

Glen Grant Whiskey Tasting with Gurkha Cigars for Rustomjee

​​All Things Nice and Rustomjee hosted an exquisite evening with media partner Food and Wine Magazine and Glen Grant at the Alfresco Sky Lounge, Rustomjee Paramount where Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducted a tasting of Glen Grant brought to India by Aspri Spirits Pvt Ltd with a cigar rolling masterclass conducted by Danny Carroll, Brand Ambassador of Gurkha Cigars.

Malt Week: An extravagant Six Course Dinner at Masque

Guests indulged in a six course dinner curated by Chef Prateek Sadhu paired with malt whisky by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Mumbai's break through restaurant - Masque.

Malt Week: Peated Malt Tasting at Hakkasan

Guests discovered a range of legendary peated Singe Malts served with a selection of delicious appetizers in the company of Whiskey Expert, Nikhil Agarwal

Malt Week: Horizontal Whiskey Tasting at Wink, Taj President

At Wink, guests tasted a range of Single Malts at the 12 Year Old mark to understand their difference. A flow of signature Wink appetizers were served throughout the evening.

Malt Week: A Taste of Scotland at Olive Bar and Kitchen

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal took guests through a tasting of malts from different regions of Scotland paired with a range of appetizers curated by Chef Rishim Sachdeva at Olive Bar & Kitchen.

Malt Week: Four Course Whiskey Dinner at Magazine Street Kitchen

Guests enjoyed an indulgent 4 course dinner under the helm of the Chef Alex Sanchez at Mumbai's culinary Mecca - Magazine Street Kitchen paired with malt whisky by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal

Martell Discovery Trail in Chennai

A series of back to back events in Chennai hosted by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal where we got to share our love for Cognac and Martell!

Wine Tasting at Hafele Design Centre, Pune

​​We hosted an exclusive wine tasting at the beautiful Häfele India Pvt. Ltd. Design Centre with handpicked wines from across the globe. Wines for the evening were: @LunaArgenta Prosecco DOC Brut NV Allan Scott Wines Single Vineyard Moorlands Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Niel Joubert Wines Chardonnay 2015 Blackstone Merlot 2010 Chateau de Parenchere Bordeaux Superieur 2011 and Ricossa Wine Antica Casa Barolo DOCG 2012

Classic Malts of Scotland Blind Tasting at Olive Qutub

All Things Nice hosted a Classic Malts of Scotland Blind Tasting at Olive Qutub wherein whisky enthusiasts experienced a selection of some of the finest single malts from Scotland along with delicious appetizers. After much debate and discussion, the malts for the evening were revealed as Talisker 10 YO, CARDHU 12 YO, Dalwhinnie 15 YO, Caol Ila 12 YO, Clynelishh 14 YO and Lagavulin 16 YO, a fine selection representing some of the best malts from the Classic Malts Selection.

Swiss and Indian Wine Tasting

​​All Things Nice hosted a Swiss & Indian wine tasting for guests at the residence of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai paired with fantastic appetizers by Gaiä Gourmet.

Wines for the evening were-​ ​DeMauler Cuvée de Réserve Brut 2000​, Badoux Aigle les Murailles 2013​, Reveilo Wines Grillo 2017​, Dézaley de l’Evêque Grand Cru AOC 2015, Fratelli Vitae Chardonnay 2015​, Cave & Domaine Les Perrières Cabernet Sauvignon, Peissy Genève AOC 2017​, Sula Vineyards Cabernet Shiraz 2017​, San Domenico Merlot del Malcantone Ticino DOC 2013​, Charosa Vineyards Reserve Tempranillo 2014

Blind wine tasting at Cafe Zoe

​​Guests were taken through a blind tasting of international and Indian wines by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. The evening was interactive and guests enjoyed an array of delicious appetizers by Cafe Zoe.

Wine tasted for the evening: Casablanca Vino Spumante NV, Nasik, India, Bertani Soave Classico 2015, Veneto, Italy, Fratelli Chardonnay 2016, Akluj, India, Casillero del Diablo Reserva Chardonnay 2016, Casablanca, Rapel & Limari, Chile, ​​Grover’s La Reserve Blanc 2015, Nasik, India, Le Grand Noir GSM 2015, Minervois, Languedoc Roussillon, France, Dona Paula Malbec 2016, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, Sula Rasa Shiraz 2015, Nasik, India, Reveilo Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2014, Nasik, India

Corporate Wine Tasting with Cisco at Trident Gurgaon

​​Cisco Systems entertained their clients and associates with a Wines of The World Tasting by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal of All Things Nice.

Stolichnaya Vodka and Cigar Evening at Olive Bar & Kitchen

​​Guests enjoyed an evening over Stoli Vodka based cocktails, Gurkha Cigars and free flowing appetizers at Olive Bar & Kitchen

Whisky Appreciation at Kode

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal explored a range of whiskies with guests over delicious appetizers at KODE. Whiskies for the evening included CARDHU 12 YO, Ardbeg 10 Y.O, Old Pulteney 12 YO, Glenfiddich 18 YO and The GlenDronach Peated.

Paul John Single Malt and Cigar Evening at Burn - Kitchen & Malt Room

All Things Nice hosted an exquisite evening with Single Malts by Paul John at Burn - Kitchen & Malt Room​​ . The evening began with Paul John Brilliance based cocktails followed by a tasting of three types of Single Malts by Paul John - Paul John Brilliance, Paul John Edited and Paul John Bold by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Wine & Cognac dinner at Indigo

Guests experienced the new menu with seasonal ingredients at Indigo, the city's original stand-alone luxury dining restaurant where the food speaks for itself. Our dinner at the Burgundy Room combined old-world charm and an exquisite four course dinner curated by Chef JD Mukherjee with a selection of wines from France, Italy and Chile and Cognac to finish selected by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.

Diageo Reserve World Class India Finals 2017

The 9th edition of the Diageo Reserve World brought together 12 mixologists from India's leading hotels and bars to compete for the title at the St. Regis Hotel. Rohan Rege, from Paasha - JW Marriott Hotel Pune was conferred the title of the India Bartender of the Year at Diageo Reserve World Class 2017. Over the last six months, the contenders from the most prominent bars in India competed in multiple regional levels before descending in Bangalore for the national finals. Top 12 bartenders were judged by an expert panel consisting of Donald Colville, Diageo Global Scotch Ambassador - Malts, Nicholas Ord, Diageo Reserve Brand Ambassador and Nikhil Agarwal, Sommelier & CEO, All Things Nice. Rohan swayed the judges with his speed, meticulous execution and balanced cocktails at the Indian final. Runners up Jitender Singh Rana from Perch, Delhi and Kevin Dias from Hakkasan Mumbai too impressed the judges with their creativity and craftsmanship, thus earning them the second and third position respectively.

Tuning Fork Australia at Grand Hyatt Mumbai

Clayton Donovan, Australia's highest acclaimed Aboriginal Chef and Jef Foster, Executive Chef at Grand Hyatt Mumbai teamed up to create an evening of culinary extravagance. A five course dinner featuring indigenous Aboriginal ingredients paired with a fine selection of wine and spirits.

Tuning Fork at The Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

Australia's highest acclaimed Aboriginal Chef Clayton Donovan along with guitarist and songwriter Darren Middleton from the iconic Australian band Powderfinger presented a night of indulgence and pure fun with a unique fine dine and music experience on Saturday, 27th May, 2017 at Hotel Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

All Things Nice At SIAL China 2017

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal conducting a seminar on Indian white wines at SIAL China 2017. International buyers and trade professionals sampled wines by Sula Vineyards, Charosa Vineyards, Grover Zampa Vineyards, York Winery & Tasting Room, Reveilo Wines and Fratelli Vineyards.

The Frankfurt International Wine Competition

Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal judges at The Frankfurt International Wine Competition 2017. Nikhil attended The Frankfurt International Wine Trophy which is an international wine competition where he was invited to be one of the judges on the jury.

Other judges included famous sommeliers and wine experts. The trophy is credible, well-known and ISO 9001 certified. Winning wines are awarded the prestigious Frankfurt’s Grand Gold Medal. The competition took place on 9 April 2017 in the Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten, located in the heart of the city of Frankfurt.

Ré​my Martin Dinner at The Oberoi

A truly aristocratic evening with the legendary House of​ ​​​Ré​my Martin ​as we welcomed Mr. Eric Vallat, CEO of the House Of Rémy Martin to an exceptional Cognac paired dinner. Guests enjoyed Rémy Martin based cocktails at The Eau Bar followed by​ a five course dinner at​ Ziya.​ The menu was curated by Michelin Starred Chef Vineet Bhatia and paired with Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac Fine Champagne and Rémy Martin XO Cognac Fine Champagne by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.
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Wine & Cognac Dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End

All Things Nice hosted an exclusive Wine & Cognac dinner at The Chambers, Taj Lands End. Guests enjoyed a magnificent view of the city & Cognac cocktails followed by an extravagant 4 course dinner with wines from New Zealand, South Africa, Australia & Italy paired by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal & Cognac to finish.
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Wine dinner at Olive, Bar & Kitchen

Guests enjoyed a dégustation menu prepared by Chef Rishim Sachdeva paired with wines from France, Italy, South Africa and India selected by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal.
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Wine Week - The 5 course Latin American Wine Dinner at Lima, BKC

All Things Nice hosted a 5 day food and drink extravaganza as part of Wine Week 2016. The week was flagged off with a 7 course Latin American Wine Dinner LIMA BKC with wines from York Winery & Tasting Room, Dominio del Plata Winery, Ventisquero Wines, 120santarita, Trapiche Vineyards, Sula Selections.

Wine Week - The Discovery Tasting at Olive, Bar & Kitchen

The Discovery Tasting, a property of All Things Nice, was an initiative to showcase Indian wines on par with international labels on the basis of a blind tasting. We had wines from Reveilo Wines, Chandon India, Charosa Vineyards, Myra Vineyards, Santa Rita 120, Le Grand Noir, GMH, Wolfblass Wines served to guests ar Olive Bar & Kitchen. Guests compared and contrasted the wines to discover their favourties!

Wine Week - The Four Course French Dinner At Sofitel, BKC

A classic 4 course French Dinner at Sofitel Mumbai BKC with wines from ​Chateau Piochet AOC Bordueax Rouge, Chateau Moulin de Mallet AOC Bordeaux Rouge, Baron Philippe de Rothschild Cadet DOC Sauvignon Blanc Languedoc ​by Brindco International and a welcome sparkling by Chandon India The French themed decor only added to the whole experience.

Wine Week - The Australain Gastronomy Masterclass with Chef Anjali Pathak & Australian Wine Tasting

Chef Anjali Pathak of Flavour Diaries took culinary enthusiasts through a step by step session on cooking a ‘Summer Style Aussie Menu’ paired with Australian wines​ by Sommelier NA​. Guests enjoyed some delicious Aussie wines by [yellow tail], Hardys Wines, Wolf Blass Wines, GMH and a sparkling by Chandon India.

Wine Week - The 4 course All Meat & Tannic Red Wine Dinner at AKA

Guests devoured a 4 course All Meat Dinner paired with full bodied reds at AKA Restaurant. Wines on show included the Donnafugata, Chateau de Parenchere, Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery and was ​started off the with​ Chandon India

Celebrating India's Finest 2017

All Things Nice, Liebherr and HT 48Hours presented Celebrating India's Finest in association with Lifestyle Partner Living Foodz and Hospitality Partner Sofitel Mumbai BKC. Event Partners include Uber​, ​Pascati Chocolate​,​ Spiegelau, Jean-Claude Biguine India and Atma Participating wineries were Charosa Vineyards​,​ Myra Vineyards​,​ Sula Vineyards​,​ Good Drop Wine Cellars​, ​Grover Zampa Vineyards,​ Soma Vine Village​, ​ Nine Hills​,​ Oakwood Vineyards Reveilo Wines and York Winery
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Beer Tasting at Woodside Inn, Lower Parel

All Things Nice hosted a fun, interactive tasting with 12 beers at Woodside Inn - Lower Parel! We tasted beers by Doolally Taproom, Brewbot Mumbai, Independence Brewing Company, The Barking Deer Brewpub and Gateway Brewing Co.

Walk around tasting

Walk around tasting with Corte Giara Allegrini Soave 2012, Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino, Marchesi Di Barolo Gavi Di Gavi 2014, Pighin Pinot Grigio D.O.C. 2015, Querciabella Camartina 2010, Réserve Mouton Cadet Sauternes 2012, Marchesi Antinori Tignanello 2013, Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV, Vietti Barolo Castiglione 2011, Zonin Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG 2012 at Chambers at Taj Mahal Hotel Mumbai India

BMW Culinary Series

An extraordinary evening with BMW, Martell, ABSOLUT ELYX, The Glenlivet and Champagne MUMM at ITC Grand Chola Chennai

The Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards 2017

The 5th edition of the Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards hosted at Sofitel Mumbai BKC this January will recreate an independent list of India's finest wines judged by everyday consumers in an unbiased manner. Presented by All Things Nice, Liebherr Appliances, HT 48Hours and lifestyle partner Living Foodz. In association with Uber, Zomato, Pascati Chocolate, VEEN Waters, Jean-Claude Biguine India and Spiegelau Glass.

Wine Workshop For The Japanese Women's Association in Mumbai

We conducted a tasting of Casablanca Sparkling Wine, Sula Vineyards, Grover Zampa Vineyards, Charosa Vineyards and Myra Vineyards for members of the Japanese Women's Association at AKA Restaurant.

Fight Hunger Foundation Gala Dinner

All Things Nice was happy to support the Fight Hunger Foundation Gala Dinner held at the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai to help raise money to fight hunger in India.

CEO Series

Post Event at the CEO Series with Chef Gary Mehigan, Vir Sanghvi, American Express, Etihad Airways, The Glenlivet and Martell.

Beer Tasting at Woodside Inn, Colaba

Guests enjoyed 7 exquisite brews and delicious appetizers at a super fun evening with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Woodside Inn, Colaba.

The Gr8 American Food & Beverage Festival Launch party at Lima

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Masterclass with Chef Irfan Pabaney & USDA at The Sassy Spoon:

Chef Irfan Pabaney of The Sassy Spoon worked with high quality American ingredients to create some delicious canapes for the American Women's Club. This masterclass was part of the Gr8 American Food & Beverage Festival brought to Mumbai by the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai Office of Agricultural Affairs. Thanks to Tabasco, Huy Fong Foods, Inc., Wilbur Packing Company, Washington Apples - India and US Highbush Blueberry Council
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Retro Night at AKA:

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Viña Ventisquero Dinner at Olive Bar & Kitchen:

All Things Nice welcomed Mr. Nicolas Kowalski from Viña Ventisquero over a four course sit down dinner specially curated by Chef Rishim Sachdeva and paired with wines from Viña Ventisquero by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Olive Bar & Kitchen.
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Italian Wine Evening at AKA:

Guests enjoyed a range of delicious Italian wines from some of Italy's leading producers with Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Wines for the evening included Luna Argenta Prosecco D.O.C. Brut NV, Treviso-Veneto, Italy Pighin Pinot Grigio D.O.C. 2014, Friuli Grave, Italy Ricossa Wine Gavi D.O.C.G. 2015, Piedmont, Italy Prunotto Barbera d'Alba D.O.C 2015, Piedmont, Italy La Bracessca Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.O.C.G. 2015, Tuscany, Italy @Il Bruciato Guado Al Tasso D.O.C. 2014, Bolgheri, Italy
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Bhavishyavani Future Soundz ft. M.MAT at AKA Restaurant

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​​​​An evening with Myra Vineyards at Hafele Design Centre in Bangalore

Guests enjoyed an evening over award winning wines from Myra Vineyards paired with an array of appetizers at the beautiful Hafele Bangalore design centre.

​​​​Wine Tasting at Maritime by San Lorenzo

We were happy to host a private wine tasting for the CEO of Citibank at Maritime by San Lorenzo. Wines tasted were: Grover Chene, Charosa Viognier, Blackstone Chardonnay, Alan Scott Pinot Noir and Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon.

​​​​Seven Course All Things Nice Wine Dinner with Michelin Starred Chef Atul Kochhar at NRI

All Things Nice and NRI hosted a one of a kind Chef & Sommelier table in the company of Michelin star Chef Atul Kochhar and Nikhil Agarwal, Sommelier & CEO, All Things Nice.

The evening saw a collaboration between Chef Kochhar’s culinary genius and Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal’s wine expertise as they presented a set course wine dinner that showcased international cuisine from various corners of the world recreated with an Indian touch. The meticulously presented food was served to a group of 40 members of the All Things Nice community, paired with a selection of wines from Argentina, Chile, India, New Zealand and Cognac.

10 Course Dinner Paired with 10 Wines!

An exclusive food and wine pairing dinner hosted by Sommelier Nkhil Agarwal with 10 courses of delicious food served with 10 fabulous wines from The Wines of India Programme.

​​​​Nargis Dutt Memorial at Taj Lands End

​​​​Mix and Mingle Anniversary Party at AKA​

​​​​Wines of India at Bombay Gymkhana

The Travelling Sommelier Heads to Pune!

Wines of India makes it a night to remember at Terttulia Pune

​​​​Wines Of India with Indo Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce at AKA

​​​​Wines of India at Truefitt & Hill

​​Truefitt & Hill members enjoyed a tasting of ten wines from some of India's finest wineries!

HT No TV Day with Wines Of India

​​​​Wines Of India with Expat Members at AKA

​​​​Fundraiser for the Indian Cancer Society

Wines Of India partners the Indian Cancer Society

​​​​Wines of India at Flavour Diaries

​​​​Wines Tasting at Cymroza Art Gallery

An evening over Indian wine and art at Cymroza art gallery,breach candy for Indian Cancer Society members.

​​​​Wines of India at Sakshi Art Gallery

​​​​Wine Dinner At Pizza Metro Pizza