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Enjoying Wine at Home : Five Easy Tips to Get Started

I am often asked by friends and acquaintances if wine is an expensive pursuit. Expensive being relative, I always encourage them to stock up on basic ware before they jump to any conclusions. So here are 5 things you need … Continue reading

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Things get fishy in Indian Waters: Caviar House & Prunier Comes to India

There are comfort foods and there are luxury foods. There is good and then there is best. There is fish roe and wait for it… there is CAVIAR. Yes, the salt treated eggs of sturgeon fish that are little pieces … Continue reading

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Do the CHEW!

I was recently invited for a tasting of a special Thai menu at Chew-the Pan Asian Café, located in the fast becoming food hub Connaught Place in the heart of India’s capital city. I had been to the restaurant earlier … Continue reading

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The Month in Wines Gone By

As we head closer to the season of selling wines in India, there are enough activities that have kept me busy in the past few weeks.And there’ll be many new exciting tasks at hand as I glance through my calendar. … Continue reading

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Yours Socially,Wine

If you can excuse the mild profanity in the image above, you’d agree how the humour here effectively captures wine’s intrinsic ‘classist’ or ‘elitist’ nature. At least that’s the treatment wine gets in societies where it is lesser explored and … Continue reading

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Will Restaurant Chains Become Wine Culture Catalysts in India?

  If you were born in the Delhi of 80s/early 90s, names like Nirula’s would invoke nostalgia of a childhood when fast food had a different definition. One would make special trips just to have those Indian style pizzas and … Continue reading

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Could Wine have become the Scotch Whisky in India?

Earlier this month, I was asked to present to some young Indian entrepreneurs a topic that traced the history of wine. Considering the literature available on the subject, it would have been an easy ride, right? Not as much. The … Continue reading

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