Asia’s best: Haoma leads with a sustainable philosophy

(Star Wine List) A champion of sustainability and an award-winning restaurant, it makes perfect sense that Bangkok’s Haoma led the pack to win three stars at Star Wine List’s Asia awards, including the coveted Grand Prix for best overall list. In the second such regional awards, which was hosted at Vinexpo in Hong Kong on 29 May, Haoma proved that by creating a virtuous circle with respect to the beverage programme, and artfully telling the stories behind beautiful, sustainably made wines is paying off, according to food and beverage director Vishvas Sidana.

I believe that people are the backbone of the wine industry and I just spread the word or tell the stories about great growers and winemakers,” he said. “People relate to people more than the juice itself. My job is being a catalyst, where my guests learn a thing or two about the efforts made behind making wine.”

Opened seven years ago by chef Deepanker ‘DK’ Khosla in the upscale Watthana district of the Thai capital, Haoma is now on the radar for both drinkers and diners who relish savouring haute cuisine neo-Indian dishes backed up by a highly comprehensive beverages programme in Bangkok. But it hasn’t always been easy, says Sidana.

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