Friday evening saw Shobhaa De being honoured with a special Tribute by Veuve Clicquot champagne for her remarkable accomplishments in the field of writing and her contributions to the cultural landscape of India. The intimate soiree commenced with cocktails at Starboard, Taj Mahal Palace. In tribute to the audacity and elegance that Veuve Clicquot resonates, the event saw the coming together of Mumbai’s most eminent personalities to celebrate the spirit of Veuve Clicquot.
Speaking on the occasion, Gaurav Bhatia – Marketing Director for Veuve Clicquot in India said, “The perfect combination of boldness and elegance, Veuve Clicquot has been synonymous around the world with outstanding luxury and only one quality, the finest since 1772. In 1972, the prestigious Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award was instituted to honour exceptional women across the globe. In keeping with this the Tribute to Shobhaa De was an ode to her enterprising spirit, strong leadership, unapologetic audacity, serious creativity and zeste de folie. Tonight we celebrated the quintessential Mrs. De – her candid, vociferous and brutally honest style of writing and opinions that have influenced many a point of view and the social fabric of contemporary India.”