On June 9, Bodvar and Ann Hafström, founders of Bodvár – House of Rosés www.bodvarrose.com, joined celebrities, media, influencers and wine lovers in celebration of Official National Rosé Day, an annual, by-invitation afternoon soirée held in the beautiful waterfront setting of Marina del Rey Hotel www.marinadelreyhotel.com.
Joining the dynamic Swedish couple on the day were Paul and Dee Dee Sorvino, Jennifer Akerman and Tom Payne, Eugenia Kuzmina, Anna Vinterfall, Pooja Batra, Katarina Van Derham, Sabrina Bryan, Barrett Foa, Lotte Verbeek, Farah Abraham, Maria Darkina, NFL star Willis Marshall, E! founder Larry Namer, artist YiZhou, and many others. The event featured DJ Von Kiss, performances by rising pop star Cooper Phillip and violinist Gabriel Wheaton, a flower crown station, delicious food and desserts and signature wines.
Established as Hollywood’s favorite rosé, the Provence-made wine was the exclusive rosé wine served backstage to nominees and presenters at the 90th Academy Awards. The wine was also served at special events during the Cannes Film Festival, Cinemoi’s Oscar-viewing parties, the Elite Awards/Miss & Mr. India America Pageant, Race to Erase MS Gala in Beverly Hills and recently, at Santa Anita Park’s “Rosé at the Races.”
Recently, Decanter Magazine’s World Wine Awards presented Bodvár No. 5 with the esteemed Gold Prize and Bodvár No. 1 received the Silver Prize at THE Rose Competition 2018, part of the American Fine Wine Competition.
Photos courtesy of Kerstin Alm, Michael Bezjian, Tshombe Sampson and Clinton H. Wallace.