The India Food and Wine Show was held in Mumbai and Delhi recently. As part of the International Food and Wine Show taking place at the Taj Palace Hotel from January 19-21, is ‘Vinitaly’. The exhibition showcases wines from 50 Italian brands and is the largest of its kind in the world and is held annually in Verona. It has now come to India.
Scenes from Vinitaly at the Taj Palace
IFOWS 2006 also included a Chef’s competition which the Hindustan Times covered. Read other coverage from The Asian Age, Business Standard and the Italian press.
The opening ceremony of IFOWS 2006. The Italian Vice-Minister for Production Activities and the French Ambassador opened the show
The Italian Vice-Minister for Production Activities also opened the tastings organized by the Institute of Fine Italian Wines
Attendees at the Fine Italian Wines tasting
Alessia Antinori of Antinori wines discusses Sommelier India. The Antinori family has been producing wine for 26 generations.
Here Alessia Antinori and her Indian distributor, Sanjay Menon of Sansula discuss the wines
IFOWS 2006 included cooking demonstrations by chefs and a cooking competition as well.
Leonardo Ricci of Lungarotti was generous with his time in explaining his wines to visitors over the course of the day.
Naresh Uttamchandani of Soverign Impex with representatives from Pio Cesare which he distributes in India.
The main exhibition hall at IFOWS 2006