Assistant Editor Natasha Vohra

No. 378 : : April 22, 2010

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Romancing with Romanian Wines
If the wines tasted at the Romanian Ambassador’s residence last week are any indication and if the producers there become aggressive in the Indian market, these value for money wines will certainly give the Indian wines a run for the money, writes our correspondent Arun Batra who attended a tasting at the residence of the Amba
Passing By: Export Manager of Joseph Drouhin
Christophe Thomas, the export manager of the premier family owned Burgundy producer Maison Joseph Drouhin was in India last week. He disclosed that MJD has recently become a part of wine distribution in India by taking a small stake in Prestige Wines owned by Miguel Torres and his foreign associates holding 50%. In an excl
WSA Singapore : Two bottles a Day keep Customs Away
A pragmatic decision by the Singapore Customs to allow two bottles a day duty-free for wine shows and competitions, could also be adopted in India to help foreign producers enter the samples or for tasting at designated wine shows, writes Subhash Arora who was judging at the WSA Wine Challenge recently. It is another matter   
Feature: Big Alcohol Daddy holds the Key
Despite the perpetuation of small and local family winery image projected by associations like the California Wine Institute, the real power is in the hands of a few big corporates who dictate the policies to their advantage, writes Rajiv Seth. Unlike beer or spirits, the wine industry has the unique opportunity to exploit the percepti
Brits blissfully ignorant about Wines
Despite UK being a sophisticated and growing wine market, most of the British wine drinkers are blissfully ignorant about wine, suggests a survey of around 2000 persons in which the researchers found that 90% Brits did not know how wine is made and 87% did not know that more than one grape varietal could be used in making Cha  
After Gallo, Hardys and Pernod Ricard Duped
After the news of Gallo being taken for a Bicycletta ride, the news of a couple of other big boys- Hardys and Pernod Ricard has been doing the round. The producers in Nashik and most hapless consumers in India may shrug it off as a daily happening in the Indian market, but as in the case of Gallo, the watchful eyes of the watchdog   
The 11th International Exhibition of Wine & Spirits, 20-23 April 2010
ESTATE VINYARDS, Riona Wines Pvt. Ltd.
The London International Wine Fair, 18-20 May at Excel London
Varietal & Reserve Wines
Sula Vineyards
Vinoble 2010
Delhi Wine Club
  The Malt Dinner at Olive Beach  
A newly developed 30 room beach resort in Colva, South Goa.
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