The Glenlivet, viagra 40mg the no. 1 single malt in India brought ‘The Legacy Tasting’ – an exclusive tasting experience for selected patrons with its international brand ambassador, pilule Mr. Alex Robertson on his recent seven-city tour to India. In Goa, the tasting took place at Koi, a new “Inspired Asian Dining” restaurant in Calangute themed around the cuisine of the Oriental Silk Route, for an exclusive guest list of corporate heads, socialites and reps from the hospitality industry.
The Legacy Tasting is designed to help the definitive Speyside single malt find its way to discerning men and women across the globe. Alex extended this program in India for a select few HNIs, curating a multi–sensory evening across metros & key cities to bring 200 years of The Glenlivet to life. The Glenlivet is the Single Malt that started it all, the only Single Malt allowed to use the name “Glenlivet”.
The session involved Alex taking esteemed guests through a guided tasting session where they synchronized their palates with the brilliantly well-balanced single malt whisky. Alex also elucidated the audience about the brand’s rich cultural history with a remarkable cast of characters that helped craft its unparalleled smooth taste and continue its legacy.
The culinary team under the guidance of Master Sommelier Vikram Singh composed an Asian-inspired menu that complemented the exceptional quality of The Glenlivet. “The 7-course degustation menu was based on individual pairings bearing in mind subtle nuances of spice, fruit and fragrant notes of the whiskys with bold undertones of earthy textures to not only complement but also enhance the tasting experience,” Vikram Singh said.
Shefali Gandhi Singh’s latest restaurant venture Koi (after Rockfish in Baga) hosted some of the city’s whisky cognescenti in an intimate but glittering gathering. A Welcome Cocktail and Hors D’ouvres were followed by a sit-down 7-course menu and a course-by-course discourse on the pairing by Alex Robertson. The evening started with The Glenlivet 12, 15 and progressed to The Glenlivet 18 by the main course and a post dessert toast of The Glenlivet 21. The evening turned out to be a grand soiree and everyone present was appreciative of the complexity, versatality and the confluence of a myriad range of flavours throughout the tasting and pairing.
Mr. Alex Robertson, International brand ambassador – The Glenlivet said, “It’s a pleasure to share the original story behind The Glenlivet with such distinguished guests and whisky lovers in India. During this multi-city tour we’ve been able to celebrate & savour the taste of the classiest Speyside single malts from within The Glenlivet range & hopefully the patrons had an immersive experience.”
Vikram and Shefali Singh, hosts of the evening
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kartik Mohindra, Head – International Brands at Pernod Ricard India said, “Advocacy sessions of such high standards are a good platform for us to offer an immersive, entertaining and educating introduction to The Glenlivet. The discerning consumers of today look for a complete brand experience and The Glenlivet tasting sessions are an initiative to fulfil this need.”
Sancho playing the accordion
Koi is Restaurateur Shefali Gandhi’s latest venture, a chic dining experience around the flavours of the Ancient Oriental Silk Route stretching from Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore and India. The Restaurant is set intimately in an old heritage Portuguese style bungalow in the heart of Calangute. The design philosophy reflects tasteful luxury with Contemporary Chic Asian design sensibilities. Featuring a live outdoor Teppanyaki Theater, a well stocked jade coloured lifestyle bar, an aureate golden dining room, an outdoor terrace, private cabanas, a private wine cellar and a private dining room. The menu features quality world-class ingredients and the best of local produce and bounty, bringing a unique culinary concept to the diners of Goa. The bar features high level mixology and a vast array of international spirits.
Open All day from 11am onwards.