VinoFest a one of a kind experience that brings a unique lifestyle offering to the Eastern suburbs of Mumbai with wine, retail, entertainment and F & B. The Wine Festival took place for the first time at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla from Friday 31st Jan and will go on till the 2nd of Feb.
Seen enjoying the drum performances, wine tastings, salsa performances, exotic cheese and the ceremonial grape stomping were Waluscha Dsouza, Carol Gracias, Svetlana Casper, Pia & Binal Trivedi, Sanea Shaikh, Shonali Nagrani, Mehak Chahal amongst many others.
Bringing their specialty Wines to VinoFest are leading names such as Nine Hills, Grover Zampa Vineyards, Charosa Wineries, Reveilo Wines, Turning Point as well as imported wines like Jacob’s Creek, Ixora Vineyards, Continental Wines offering a taste of wines not only from India but also from Australia, Germany, Spain, France and South Africa.
- Enjoy Sangria making classes conducted by John D’souza – Wine Trainer & Mixologist of Turning Point Wines every day at 7 pm
- Salsa performances by Conrad Coelho Dance School, every evening.
- Guests can join in to learn a step or two of this invigorating dance style!
Another highlight every evening will the much loved tradition of Grape Stomping, a ceremony that marks the start of the grape harvest season. Guests can hop into a huge vat full of grapes, and stomp away to crush the grapes beneath their feet while having a “Barrelful” of fun!
So whether you are an hardcore Oenophile or a cub wine taster eager to learn more, a foodie or an eager shopper with a curious nose. VinoFest is sure to captivate you. There are tastes and temptations at every turn once you enter the Courtyard at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla into VinoFest.
By: Team FMW