Taste the Best of Both Worlds: Vines by Rosa Blends European Wines with Vibrant African-Inspired Cuisine

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Vines by Rosa Bordeaux, in collaboration with esteemed partners including; Cognac Lheraud, Château Hostens-Picant, Vallformosa, Maison Schrõder & Schÿler, Maison Antech and LGI Wines, came personally to educate and share their products with the Nigerian wine and spirits lovers.

In Collaboration with Sliquors, Vines By Rosa Bordeaux, extended the African Food and wine-tasting dinner experience previously held in Bordeaux, Paris and now in Nigeria, with an unprecedented 6 days back to back culinary events that showcased the fusion of European wines with African-inspired cuisine to the Nigerian community.

Throughout the week, Vines by Rosa curated these exclusive fine dining experiences at renowned establishments such as Blackpepper Steakhouse, Ofada Boy Restaurant, Gaby Lagos Restaurant, Sally Wines and Spirits and Waymart stores in Abuja.

Closing with a Gala Dinner held at Fusion Sushi & Grill Restaurant, in Partnership with the Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which saw the French Ambassador to Nigeria H.E. Emmanuelle Blatmann giving the welcome speech, the Consul General of France, Madam Laurence Montmayron and the Consulate of Canada, Nollywood royalty, Ireti Doyle and Juliet Ibrahim coming together to appreciate the unique food and wine-pairing celebration.

These remarkable events served as a platform to introduce the African wine community to meticulously selected spirits and enlighten them about the incredible harmony between European wines and our eclectic array of Mediterranean and African-influenced dishes.

Attendees were treated to an elevated gastronomic journey, combining the art of fine dining with an immersive masterclass on selecting and savouring the finest liquor available on the market. Guests had the privilege to explore some of the finest family-owned wineries in France and uncover the intricate layers of flavours present in Nigerian cuisine.

Vines by Rosa aims to foster growth and education within the African market by emphasizing the significance of appreciating quality spirits. In addition to connecting wine enthusiasts with reputable retail partners.

“We work closely with restaurateurs to enhance the overall consumption experience for their discerning customers. Our insightful resources serve as a catalyst for excellence within the African hospitality space.” – Chinedu

Chinedu Rita Rosa, the visionary founder of Vines by Rosa, possesses an unparalleled passion for wines. With over two decades of experience in retail, education, wholesale, and importation across the globe, Chinedu has become an expert in French wines.

Since 2015, she has been curating private pairing experiences in France by collaborating with renowned winemakers in Bordeaux. Drawing on her deep understanding of which grape varieties and blends complement the vibrant spice profiles of Nigerian cuisine, Chinedu brings the fine dining experience to Nigeria, uniting her two beloved countries in an extraordinary gastronomic adventure that celebrates the art of fine wines and Nigerian culinary traditions.

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