Tag Archives: wine

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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Visiting Hunter Valley: Wine Tourism Adventure of a Non-Wine Tourist

A few weeks ago when my elder brother called me from Australia, he sounded unusually thrilled. He was on his debut trip to the continent country and had planned a day’s visit to the Hunter Valley with a set of … 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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