Drinks guide to Goa

Craft spirits are a booming industry and the sleepy villages in the south are home to some India’s most ingenious distilleries and exciting brands.

The best artisanal feni to find in goa

The best artisanal feni to come out of Goa

Long restricted to Goan shores with an unfair rep on the odour front, here’s some of the best artisanal feni that’s going a long way in changing minds. Where once people saw…

The baale sunset cocktail

A summer cocktail from Baale Resort Goa

Anje Britz, Food & Beverage Manager, Baale Resort Goa, comes up with the perfect cocktail to match Goa’s magical sunsets. Anje Britz, Baale Resort Goa’s dynamic F&B Manager, has previously worked in South…

Satiwa is the latest entrant on the gin scene in goa

Goa’s newest gin promises a happy high

Satiwa is a London Dry gin with hemp as one of its key botanicals. There’s no denying that gin is still enjoying its time in the sun. There are exclusive gin events…

10 of the best jazz bars in goa

10 of the best bars to jazz up your Goa experience!

Live music, especially jazz, is best enjoyed at any one of these 10 amazing restaurants and bars in Goa. Cavala Seaside Resort, Baga Cavala has long been one of Goa’s favourite watering…

Hopped mead and sidr honey from moonshine meadery

Moonshine Meadery brings the elixir of the gods to Goa

Moonshine Meadery brings ‘Hopped Mead’ and their brand-new, pure and superior quality honey ‘Sidr Honey’ to Goa. Asia’s first-ever meadery brings you the most ancient alcoholic beverage — mead. After the successful…

Bar tesouro colva goa

Tipple Tales: Arijit Bose, the man of the moment

From working behind a bar, representing spirits brands, launching multiple businesses — including an award-winning bar at the height of the pandemic — Arijit Bose, the ace mixologist turned entrepreneur, in a…

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Old Monk Pork Chops and other surprises at Ida

The Ida Boutique Bar & Kitchen in Vagator offers trendy, homestyle fare and a bar with lots of surprises “This is Sean.” A voice from the other end piped over the phone.  “Shawn…

Tamras gin distillery experience centre

Unfolding the Tāmras story

India’s newest gin offers a glimpse into its production at a first-of-its-kind gin distillery tour. Devika Bhagat and Khalil Bachooali enjoyed their spirits. Bhagat was a vodka drinker, and Bachooali liked Scotch. …

Sangrias at uno mas goa

One more, please: Uno Más moves to Goa

Mumbai’s Uno Más relaunches in Goa offering sangria, sunshine and Spanish tapas. On the first anniversary of Uno Más, in Mumbai’s bustling-by-day, quiet-by-night BKC, there was a flamenco dancer. Swathed in red…

Doja featured

India’s newest gin Doja is an Indo-Japanese collaboration

Distilled in Goa, Doja pairs yuzu, sansho peppers and hinoki chips with Indian staples like cardamom and fennel.  It’s an unassuming pepper. It looks like Sichuan or the local Goan tefla (teppal), but possesses…

Cazulo feni tasting room

All about feni at Fazenda Cazulo

A feni tasting at Fazenda Cazulo, a feni cellar in South Goa, reveals that there is a lot more to the heritage and process of making feni than meets the eye.  Raise…