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The Perfect Blend: Vines by Rosa Unites European Wines and African-Inspired Cuisine

Vines by Rosa Bordeaux, in collaboration with esteemed partners including  Cognac Lheraud, Château Hostens-Picant, Vallformosa, Maison Schrõder & Schÿler, Maison Antech, and LGI Wines who all came personally to educate and share their products with the Nigerian wine and spirits lovers.

In Collaboration with Fouad and Chadi Estephan of Sliquors Wines and Spirits, Vines By Rosa Bordeaux, extended the African Food and wine-tasting dinner experience previously held in Bordeaux, Paris and now in Nigeria with an unprecedented 6 days back to back culinary events that showcased the fusion of European wines with African-inspired cuisine to the Nigerian community.


Throughout the week, Vines by Rosa curated these exclusive fine dining experiences at renowned establishments such as Blackpepper Steakhouse, Ofada Boy Restaurant, Gaby Lagos Restaurant, Sally Wines and Spirits and Waymart Stores in Abuja.


Ending with a Gala Dinner held at Fusion Sushi & Grill Restaurant in Partnership with the Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which saw the French Ambassador to Nigeria H.E. Emmanuelle Blatmann giving the welcome speech, the Consul General of France, Madam Laurence Montmayron and the Consulate of Canada, Nollywood royalty Ireti Doyle and Juliet Ibrahim coming together to appreciate the unique food and wine pairing celebration.


These remarkable events served as a platform to introduce the African wine community to meticulously selected spirits and enlighten them about the incredible harmony between European wines and our eclectic array of Mediterranean and African-influenced dishes. 

Attendees were treated to an elevated gastronomic journey, combining the art of fine dining with an immersive masterclass on selecting and savoring the finest liquor available on the market. Guests had the privilege to explore some of the finest wines from family-owned wineries in France and uncover the intricate layers of flavors present in Nigerian cuisine.


Vines by Rosa aims to foster growth and education within the African market by emphasizing the significance of appreciating quality spirits. In addition to connecting wine enthusiasts with reputable retail partners.

“We work closely with restaurateurs and Cavistes to enhance the overall consumption experience for their discerning customers. Our insightful resources serve as a catalyst for excellence within the African hospitality space.”

“These events will be held annually in Nigeria and France with various interested partners in the future to continue the education and wine pairing culture” - Chinedu


Chinedu Rita Rosa, the visionary founder of Vines by Rosa, possesses an unparalleled passion for wines. With over two decades of experience in retail, education, wholesale, and importation across the globe, Chinedu has become an expert in French wines.


Since 2015, she has been creating private pairing experiences in France by collaborating with renowned winemakers in Bordeaux. Drawing on her deep understanding of which grape varieties and blends complement the vibrant spice profiles of Nigerian cuisine, Chinedu brings the fine dining experience to Nigeria, uniting her two beloved countries in an extraordinary gastronomic adventure that celebrates the art of fine wines and Nigerian culinary traditions. 


About Vines by Rosa:

Vines by Rosa is a premier destination for wine specialists, providing exceptional export consulting services, creation of new brands, professional wine selection with an emphasis on the African taste and bridging the gap between Winemakers and Importers, facilitating long-lasting Partnerships between Africa and wine regions from all over the world.

The food and wine pairing experience (Africa Tastings) was created to encourage delving into our differences in tastes that could merge the world of fine wines with diverse culinary traditions and tastes.


With a focus on European wines and African-inspired cuisine, we strive to elevate appreciation for gastronomy while fostering growth and education within the African market. These events will become a permanent feature in the Nigerian and African food and wine industry.  Upcoming good and wine pairing events in Bordeaux in June 2023 and again in Nigeria before the end of the year.

Led by our founder Chinedu Rosa, Vines by Rosa brings African Tastings to the world with curated exclusive events and partnerships that celebrate the perfect blend of flavors from two distinct cultures.

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