No. 626: : November 13, 2014

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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Two-in-One Launch by Fratelli at the Mansion
Nov 13: As already communicated by delWine last month, Fratelli officially launched 6 imported wine labels from their UK distributor as well as released Vitae and Vitae Tre- super premium white wine labels and Sette 2011 by Steven Spurrier at a glamorous wine party hosted by them for over 400 people at the Mansion at Hyatt, writes Subhash Arora. When I called up Kapil Sekhri, one of the Indian Directors of the Indo-Italian starrer, Fratelli to get details about their proposed wine import venture, he was a bit hesitant and told me that the launch I had been already invited

DWC: Dining under the Stars at Eros
Nov 12: The Terrace at the Eros Hotel Nehru Place was the unusual but well-selected venue for a scintillating wine dinner for members of the Delhi Wine Club recently with delicious food accompanied by top notch handpicked wines from three leading wine producing countries served in an unparalleled ambience under the stars with an uncommon sight of South Delhi at night from the venue. For those members who might wonder at the perceptible slowdown in our Wine Club events, may I say at the outset that it is not for any lack of effort on behalf of our Club President

VDEWS 2014: Another Successful World Wine Symposium
Nov 13: 6th edition of the World Wine Symposium held in the dream-like setting of Villa d’Este on Lake Como concluded on Sunday after 4 days of deliberations, networking, rare wine tastings and bouts of gourmet eating and drinking plenty of fine wines, that has become a ritual for select wine producers and professionals who flock to the annual event, says Subhash Arora who is a regular participant since inception. As usual the event opened with Danili Zucchetti the General Manager of Villa d’Este talking welcoming the delegates along with Francois Mauss,

Counter Point: ROBERT JOSEPH –Enfant Terrible of Wine Industry
Nov 06: Robert Joseph is a well known English wine journalist, writer, critic, author, producer and a sought out speaker on the international wine circuit, whom Subhash Arora interviewed in Germany and Georgia to get some interesting revelations that may run counter to many current beliefs in the wine industry with a special reference to the Indian and Chinese industry and their growth comparison. When I formed the Delhi Wine Club in 2002, I decided to buy an interesting and useful wine book for the members so it would become an easy reference guide for

Asian Producers form Association at Hong Kong Fair
Nov 12: Asian Wine Producers Association, an alliance of Asian wine producers who represent the new face of wine in Asia, was founded at the Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Trade Fair (HKWSTF) last week on November 7, to focus on promoting Asia as a respected wine region, publicizing wine tourism options and planning a regional forum to share and exchange experience. The Association is a grouping of Asian wineries owning or managing vineyards and producing wine from locally grown grapes. GranMonte and Siam Winery (Thailand), Sula Vineyards and Grover

Shillong hosts 12th Fruit Wine Festival
Nov 13: Fruit Wine makers of Meghalaya congregated last Saturday on November 8 for the 12th Shillong Wine Festival where wine connoisseurs assembled to raise a toast to friendship and the chilly winter and hoped that state government will take a cue from Mizoram and legalize production of fruit wines for job creation and promote tourism. Michael Syiem, a local wine enthusiast and President of the Meghalaya Association of Wine Makers and the Forever Young Sports Club, has been organizing the Festival for the last several years. “Meghalaya government should

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