Kolkata Gets its First Exclusive Liquor Shopping Destination

Adding some points to Kolkata’s incresingly uber-luxury lifestyle quotient, Hedonne opens its first premium and exclusive premium shopping destination for all things alcohol. Offering one-of-a-kind experience for all your liquor needs, it offers a complete solution under one roof. Spread over 7500 sq ft, it is the brainchild of Vikash Musaddi, Mayank Shroff, Anant Shroff, Vikas Murarka and Anurag Murarka, Hedonne, was conceptualized with the idea that purchasing alcohol should be an experience, not a transaction.

It’s all about experiencing the love for alcohols at Hedonne

For the first time in eastern India, a liquor store provides a walk-in shopping experience. The store will have more then 9000 bottles on display of the premium range where the customer can pick and choose his preferred brands. Price ranges from few hundred to nearly half lakh a bottle. And prices are at par with other liquor stores. The store has an Alcopedia corner where customers can know about the alcohol in details in terms of where it is made, what it is made of, along with tasting notes.

Heddone features top-notch brands that range from the finest collections of scotch, wines, white spirits and beers from all over the world. The store is an entry point in WB for many brands who feel the niche factor of Heddone is what they needed to enter the market in the city! The store aims to give a personalized experience to each of their clients.

Hedonne’s tasting room is a perfect place for Oenophiles discovering new favourites

Hedonne will start a new trend for liqour shopping, the customer will like to personally go and buy your liqour. Our sommelier will be keen to Spoil the customer with the vast variety of choices, said Vikash Musaddi

“There was a major dearth of places to purchase good liquor in the city. Thus far, it has always felt like a transactional affair, where the customer goes in blind. When we buy a perfume, we get to try a few and then buy what we enjoy. The one that matches our taste and personality. We wanted to bring that element of personalization to the world of alcohol in our city.”, said Mayank Shroff.

Owners of Hedonne Vikash Musaddi, Anant Shroff, Mayank Shroff, Vikas Murarka, Anurag Murarka (from L to R) in front of the store

“With the increasing number of women buying liquor and the present infrastructure being grossly inadequate to meet this latent demand, Hedonne will be the ideal solution to fill this gap.
We have done an in depth ground study and have come to the conclusion that Kolkata – Our city of joy , which has many firsts to its name like the first metro, the first capital should have this first of its kind liquor store. Let’s get the spirit flowing !!!” said Anant Shroff

“With Hedonne we would like to cater to nuances and interests of alcohol lovers and provide them with a one stop solution for all their whims and needs”, said Anurag Murarka.

A section of grand display of bottles at Hedonne

Hedonne is a Greek god of pleasure – and the environment in the store is super indulgent. The in-house sommelier team assists with wine tastings regularly. The concept of try before you buy is new to the city. Every variety of grape produces a different wine. For the customer to have access to these nuances has been a long-standing dream of the owners. A special tasting room has been set up to give customers access to tasting the sample before purchasing it.

Very often, there is a question as to what should we pair with our wines? What snacks go well with certain liquors? The impeccably trained sommeliers and staff in the store will assist you with food and cheese pairings to ensure you get a complete experience as you savor the wine, spirits and cigars.

Hedonne realizes that buying spirits goes beyond personal consumption. There are accessories, snacks and gift hampers available at the store as well, both local and imported. Their Cuban cigar selection is one of the finest in Kolkata. With a dedicated humidor, they ensure freshness every time! Whether you’re looking for something for yourself or a gift for a dear one, Hedonne is sure to become your one stop solution for all your spirit needs.

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