No. 641: : March 23, 2015

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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ProWein 2015 : International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits
Sula Vineyards
KRSMA Estates Pvt. Ltd.
Aspri Spirits Pvt. Ltd.
Grover Zampa
Fratelli Wines
Tuscany Taste 2015: Collection of Chianti Classico Gems
March 23: With 149 producers presenting 335 Chianti Classico wines including 55 top-ended Gran Selezione-the new highest quality category introduced last year, Chianti Classico Tasting at Stazione Leopolda last month was truly a collection of gems numbering about 500, if one included the additional labels tasted with 137 producers eagerly interacting with journalists, sommeliers and restaurateurs, writes Subhash Arora. Tasting 500 wines in less

Prowein 2015: Drappier Toasts with Mille. Exception 2002 Jeroboams
March 23: Michel Drappier, owner of the family- owned Champagne Drappier celebrated the Prowein 2015 by popping two bottles of Jeroboams of the 2002 MillÚsime Exception champagne for the visitors to the Show that concluded last week in Dusseldorf, writes Subhash Arora who chatted with the producer of the bubbly that is being imported in India. Most champagnes are Non Vintage (NV), meaning that the base wine is blended with reserve wine from previous

Prowein 2015: Crescendo for a truly International Wine Show
March 23: The 22nd edition of ProWein ended last Tuesday on a high note with record 52,000 plus international trade visitors in some professional capacity visiting the annual wine and spirits show to taste and interact with 5970 exhibitors from 50 countries to discuss business in the newly organised Halls 17 to 9 which housed the overseas wine exhibitors including Sula and GroverZ from India. These numbers reflect significant increase in the number

Wine and Vineyards in Poland
March 17: Despite the scarcity of vineyards, the Renaissance of viticulture, grape varieties, rules and regulations and the vineyards themselves and the resultant wines, makes it a fascinating country in the Post communist control period, writes the Bordeaux-based English writer John Salvi MW after his third visit to the country, guided by Wojciech Bosak, Vice President of the Institute of Viticulture and Wine. His account might be an eye opener for

Honey, There is Arsenic in Your Wine
March 21: Following on the tail of the suit filed by California Attorney General’s office against Gallo- owned glass making facility at Modesto earlier this month, a lawsuit has been filed on Thursday against more than 24 producers for containing excessive arsenic in their low-ended top selling wines, making one wonder if the Indian industry watchdog FSSAI has been checking for the toxic compound in its tests. Beverage Grades, a Denver-based

Study to help reduce Wine Headaches
March 20: University of Illinois scientists are solving the downside to a glass of red wine, the dreaded wine headache which is more common in India and some Asian countries, by engineering genetically-modified yeast that could greatly increase the health benefits of wine while reducing the toxic by-products that cause the morning-after headache. "Fermented foods such as beer, wine, and bread are made with polyploid strains of yeast, which

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