A decade back, the only way one could think of getting a good sniff, swirl and taste of wine was to visit a vineyard. But now, there are so many places in Mumbai serving wine and wine-based drinks that the only reason we want to visit a vineyard is for a retreat and not just for wine. So here are 8 best places in Mumbai to sip on the finest of wines and drinks curated by the age-old drink.
The charm of The Tasting Room is like any other. If you’d like to explore wines and compare tastes, they have wine flights available along with wine-based concoctions and variety of sparkling, dry, white fruity white, easy, medium and full bodied reds too.
Location: 1st Floor, Good Earth, Raghuvanshi Mill Compound, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel West, Mumbai
Tall racks of International wines and a lovely menu created by MasterChef Sarah Todd. What more can one ask for?
Location: No. 8B & 8C, Ground floor, Phoenix mall, High-street, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Right from a huge collection of wines from India, Australia, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, France, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal, 266 – The Wine Room and Bar has made a name for itself within a few months of its launch. Head here for a lovely wine, cheese and charcuterie experience.
Location: 266, Linking Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai
Hitchki is well known for its foot-tapping vibe, lovely cocktails and sumptuous nibblers. Along with a small collection of wines, Hitchki is popular for its concoctions like Madira Ki Matki which is made using red or white wine sangria, vodka and loads of fruits. This can take your generic sangria to a whole new level!
Locations: BKC and Powai
With a massive collection of wines, cocktails and a sumptuous food reputation, The Bandra Project by Pizza Express is a place one shouldn’t miss. Wine and pizza? Bring it on!
Location: C – 534A, Ground Floor, HSBC Building, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West
Along with a basic collection of wine, this place makes killer smoky sangrias which are a must try! Plus, the food is yum.
Location: Ground floor, Pinnacle Corporate Park, Next to Trade Centre, Opposite MTNL Office, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
Along with the vast selections of wine, CinCin is a great place for brunches and get-togethers.
Location: Ground Floor, Raheja Towers , Near Yauatcha Restaurant, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra, East, Mumbai
All day diner with a lovely selection of wine and a sumptuous European menu. What better place than this to spend your weekend right?
Location: 1st Floor, Rodas Hotel, Central Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai