Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Big Banyan Wine Fest at Jus’ Trufs

A perfect  coming together of two elite worlds – of wine & inematic excellence. A unique two-day wine and cheese festival  - The Big Banyan Fest was held at Jus’ Trufs Café at Jakkur on 26th and 27th of April. Beginning at 7.00PM on both days, this wine and cheese event saw the showcasing of two Big Banyan labels followed by the screening of Oscar nominated movie, The Good Road. The Director of the movie, Gyan Correa was also available for interaction.


More than 75 people partook of the wine and cheese before proceeding to the screening of the movie. The first wine showcased this evening was the Big Banyan Sauvignon Blanc which was ideally paired with a unique herbed-flavored cheese. This wine has a delicate citrus aromas with a few herbaceous notes, making it an ideal aperitif and is the perfect way to start your evening.

he second wine made available to those who attended this event was the Big Banyan Merlot which originates in the French Bordeaux region. The wine has a delicate and fruity aromas with a velvety finish and is a versatile, easily pairing with pasta, as it does with meats and even lightly spiced tandoor based Indian foods.

The audiences were taken through the nuances of both the wines and its pairing with cheese as well as other foods. It set the perfect base for the screening of the movie which had everyone present enthralled to the last frame.

“The appreciation for wine is widespread in our social canvas today. Its versatility in terms of a pairing with a cuisine has made it a drink for just about any palate. It is a beverage that enhances every course, be it an appetizer, a main or a dessert,” says Mr. Debabratha Banerjee, Executive Director, JDPL

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