Taravu Tower that Velaa’s Wine Cellar | WINES
Velaa Private Island is one of the world’s premiere destinations for gastronomy; each and every moment offering a new sensation for gourmet lovers and connoisseurs alike, and for wine lovers, it is home to the largest wine and champagne collection in the Maldives - housed within a futuristic 75-foot tower.
A true delight for wine enthusiasts, this very special wine cellar holds a tantalizing selection of labels from boutique wineries to grand marques from all corners of the globe. Within the core of this magnificent wine cellar guests can experience a tasting master class led exclusively by the Maldives’ only sommelier.
An exquisite list that has unearthed treasures from across the globe the exclusive master class allows guests the opportunity to taste gems such as the 1956 Domaine de la Romanée Conti “Romanée Conti”, rare vintage Salon Champagne, and a centuries old fortified 1870 Blandy’s “Verdelho Solera”.
For spirit connoisseurs the new Velaa Vintage Cocktail menu, available at Avi, the vibrant poolside bar that overlooks the Indian Ocean, offers guests the most extravagant way to enjoy a drink in such breath-taking surroundings. The extraordinary collection of cocktails will be on every aficionado’s bucket list, showcasing the craftsmanship of extremely rare liquors, of which there are only a limited amount of bottles left in the world.