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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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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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Beaujolais Nouveau: Celebrate It, Hate It Not

  Beaujolais Nouveau is good. Many a wine lovers and critics would frown and stop reading any further upon my slightest praise for this wine or gimmick, as some like to put it. I still maintain that Beaujolais Nouveau is … Continue reading

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An Evening to Savour: Chilean Wine & Food Festival 2012

Hola readers, greetings from Chile! To your disappointment, I am not writing this from Latin America but the living room of my house, with the help of my ageing notebook. It’s about my recent Chilean wine encounter in the national … Continue reading

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Can Travel Trigger India’s Wine Scene?

India’s growth story has been talked about enough in media and many are aware of the country’s untapped potential. Even the recent scams and scandals of unimaginable scale haven’t halted the country’s rapid development. This is leading to trends earlier … Continue reading

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