by Rachael Ndeti

Fairview Hotel Nairobi, Upper Hill, hosted a wine and cheese pairing event which brought together corporate guests, influencers, and media.

From left to right Maryanne Mumbi, Valerie Itenyo, Maureen Kanyi, Durand Guillaume, Cris Njoki and Natalie Tewa

The event was in partnership with Artist Kathy Katuti and Dion Wines and Spirits East Africa, allowing guests to discover, explore and have conversations about wine and art.

The General Manager of Fairview Hotel, Bruce Potter, noted, “At Fairview Hotel, we are the home of arts and wine. We are embracing and promoting Kenyan artists while exploring the best grapes from different regions of the world. These wine pairings are a great opportunity to enjoy fine wines and Kenyan art.”

Sommerlier Dennis Mwangi

The sommelier of the day, Dennis Mwangi, took guests through the different ways to pair the wines with cheese bringing out the perfect match while elevating the tasting experience. The guests evaluated each wine’s attributes, allowing them to appreciate the notes, flavors, and overall likeliness fully.

“Over the centuries and across cultures, wine has been a visual signifier of taste, class, art, and the divine. Wine has varied depictions that reveal its varying cultural significance. At Fairview Hotel, we create memorable experiences and avenues where art and culture are represented and affirmed,” added Mr.
Bruce.

General Manager of Fairview Hotel Bruce Potter gives a speech

Fairview hotel is committed to curating and elevating its wine experiences while providing bespoke
services for long-term success to its clientele.

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