Meet Sonal Meet Sonal

Meet Sonal

The founder of India Wine Awards.

Sonal Holland, first recipient of the Master of Wine title in India, she now dawns the hat of consultant, retailer, broadcaster, and the founder of India Wine Awards. She’s also certified in Saké and Shochu from the Japan Saké and Shochu Makers Association. Sonal’s trailblazing initiatives and exceptional contributions to India’s wine industry have been widely recognised.

The Shazé Partnership

“Shazé aspires to be the ultimate lifestyle and hosting solution for those who seek panache and pep at their soirees. As a partner to the India Wine Awards, Shazé goes over and beyond in adding a sense of opulent luxury at all our events, enhancing the experience for our guests.”

Making Wine Personal

“Wine lifestyle is an important aspect of personal growth and well-being. It provides a sense of connection, inspiration and a way to slow down and appreciate life's simple pleasures. Whether it's through wine tastings, wine-paired dinners, or simply sipping a glass of wine with friends, the wine lifestyle has the power to enrich our lives and bring joy and fulfilment to our daily routine.”

Sonal Winning with Wine

First recipient of the Master of Wine title in India | Founder of India Wine Awards | warded for Exceptional Contribution to the alco-bev industry, Rotary International, 2019 | Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Luxury by Luxebook, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 | Wine Personality of the Year, Food Bloggers Association of India (FBAI), 2018