Grand Mercure Bengaluru at Gopalan Mall and Zero Percent India comes together to launch Knocktails – an exclusive range of 0% alcohol cocktails, with an evening of mindfulness and sustainability.
Proudly titled “a deliberately slow evening’ the meet & greet was a celebration of living life consciously and enjoying the simpler pleasure of life. “Our aim with the evening is to open a dialogue about conscious living that will ripple through the community and becomes part of many conversations moving forth and slowly becomes a part of our lives.” Commented Sachin Maheshwary, General Manager, Grand Mercure Bengaluru at Gopalan Mall. “The hotel embraces sustainability wholeheartedly and takes many steps towards a wholesome lifestyle and local way of life” he added.
Partnering with Urban Platter, India’s leading culinary market space, the event featured a delectable plant-based fare including pulled jackfruit sliders, mock meat tarts, Fire flashed melon with Greek feta, a vegan cheese board, and more. The “Knock” tail menu featured Zero Percent’s array of 0% alcohol beverages, including the ISH label hosting the iconic RumISH and GinISH, alternative spirits for mindful drinking. The menu was further amplified by the presence of homegrown artisanal Kombucha and cold brew powered by Local Ferment Co. & Bonomi. “Our aim at Zero Percent.shop is to provide people a platform where they can experience food and beverage brands which brings them a step closer to Mindful Consumption” – commented Ganesh Iyer, Managing Partner – India Subcontinent for Zero percent.
The range 0% pours are now available at 1026 AD – cafe & alfresco at Grand Mercure Bengaluru Gopalan Mall.
Grand Mercure Bengaluru at Gopalan Mall features 212 spacious rooms including one and two-bedroom suites with elegant interiors and modern guest amenities. The hotel is located opposite RMZ Infinity and in close proximity to Bagmane Techpark, Bagmane World Technology Center, RMZ Millennia, Manyata Techpark, and Indiranagar. The metro station is a short walk and the adjoining Gopalan Signature Mall offers multiple lifestyle options.
La Utsav, the all-day dining restaurant, offers an array of local flavors and global delicacies. 1026 AD, the Café & Alfresco is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day; featuring an array of specialty coffees and short eats. The hotel features eight elegant meeting spaces which can cater to from 20 to 400 delegates, a fitness center, salon and spa, swimming pool, a dedicated entertainment zone, Executive Lounge and library, and a business center.
Zero Percent is a market for a plant-based and alcohol-free lifestyle and was founded in July 2020 by Aman Gupta in Tutzing, Germany. Today, Zero Percent in India distributes leading brands in the category of 0% alcohol and natural waters and plans to introduce the other Zero Percent categories of 0% dairy, 0% sugar, 0% pesticides, 0% gluten, 0% meat, 0% microplastic in the future. The company is on a mission to build the mindful consumption movement by building awareness and making plant-based and alcohol-free alternatives easily accessible to consumers who want to consume more responsibly and still enjoy themselves. Find out more at www.india.zeropercent.shop.