No. 629: : December 08, 2014

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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Blog: Don’t Drink Red Wine for Health Alone
Dec 08: A new study reported in an article published in the November issue of the journal ‘Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology’ claims that the chemical Resveratrol found in grape skins and red wine may prevent cancer of the head and neck but this should not mean that the non drinkers should start drinking wine as a medicine, warns Subhash Arora. ‘Do you drink red wine? If not, then start today if you want to keep this deadly disease at bay. Experts at University of Colorado's Cancer Centre have discovered that a compound called Resveratrol in red wine

Sula Dindori enters W.E. Top 100 List with Honours
Dec 04: Sula Dindori Reserve Shiraz 2011 has not only made to the annual ‘The Enthusiast 100’ List for the year 2014 announced by Wine Enthusiast, it is placed in the 25th position with 93 points-a remarkable feat especially as there are no other Indian wines in this coveted list. Nine years ago when Adam Strum, owner publisher of Wine Enthusiast and the President of world’s biggest wine media empire came to India for a short family vacation in December 2005, we had organised a wine dinner for him and his family and members of the Delhi Wine club at

DWC Dinner: Rara Affair to Remember
Dec 08: The 233rd dinner event of the Delhi Wine Club at the Rara Avis Restaurant was a diplomatic affair to welcome the new Ambassador of Chile, H.E. Andrés Barbé González and equally importantly to bid farewell to Mr. Nestor Riveros, Director of ProChile, who leaves for Chile after a successful term of 5 years, writes Subhash Arora for whom it was an Affair to Remember as he reminisced working with him to promote Chilean wines that were also the protagonists at the event. Seldom has an Embassy organised wine events with such regularity as ProChile

VDEWS 2014 : Tasting Beats the others Cold, When DRC Pours it ON
Dec 08: 6th edition of Villa d’Este Wine Symposium held at Villa d’Este between November 6-9 saw the delegates participate in three optional super premium tastings every evening besides tasting scores of high quality wines and reaching an ecstatic crescendo with a never-before tasting of four DRC Grand Cru wines each from Romanée-Conti going back to 1961 and the Grand Cru Montrachet as old as 1982, writes Subhash Arora who was privileged to taste 10 wines at this unique tasting. If you registered for the annual Villa d’Este Wine Symposium (VDEWS),

Wine Retail: Madhuloka to open Madhushala after Paathshala
Dec 05: The fast expanding Retail Chain for selling wine and liquor in Karnataka, Madhuloka is expanding fast with new specialty wine store christened as Winexpress debuting in Whitefield last week, preceded by Enoteca by Madhuloka, a wine educational venue (Paathshala) to be soon followed by the Delicatessen by Madhuloka to operate as a tavern (Madhushala) in the Tata Tesco joint Retail centre Star Extra taking shape on the outskirts of Bangalore, writes Subhash Arora who visited the various centres along with the Director, Lokesh Kasalagere last Saturday

Tree Sharing Soul to Expand in UK
Dec 05: Soul Tree Wines, set up in UK by the Indian-born duo of Melvin D'Souza and Alok Mathur, is expanding its operations by raising £350,000 funding through crowdsourcing, giving also an opportunity to investors in India who may want to invest in a winery with a foreign body and Indian soul, writes Subhash Arora who feels that this seemingly non-conventional online method could also be used by smaller Indian wineries who are looking for funds from small investors overseas. Looking to expand your winery operations by getting funds from small investors?

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