No. 680: : January 13, 2016

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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Blog: I Resent Wine- For- Nitish- Cabinet Campaign
Jan 13: Ignorance about wine being distinctly different beverage than liquor is still prevalent in India, especially in the political circles as is evident from the anti-alcohol campaign to be launched by the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi on April 1, labelling it as Wine for Nitish Cabinet and focusing on Bacardi Rum variants, as wine is practically non-existent in Bihar. I resent and I wish to lodge a strong protest against his misusing

A Glass of Indian Bubbly
Jan 12: The modern wine industry in India is barely 20 years old but surprisingly, the first wine was a sparkling wine labelled Marquis de Pompadour produced by an industrialist, Shyam Chougule whose love for champagne propelled him to start producing ‘champagne’ with French collaboration, giving him the status of the true pioneer of the Indian wine industry, writes Subhash Arora. Indian wine industry is in its infancy, but surprisingly, its foundations were

A Date with SulaFest and GroverZ Fest on February 6
Jan 13: Thanks to the effect of climate change, harvest at Sula got underway on December 16 but the 9th annual SulaFest is being held at the traditional first weekend of 6-7 February while Grover Zampa Vineyards prepares to celebrate its 2nd season of the one-day Great Grover Wine Festival at Bhartiya City Bengaluru, coincidentally on 6 February, writes Subhash Arora who is a big supporter of wine and musical festivals and

GranMonte: Thai Tourism through Wineries
Jan 11: Despite the strict government policies, keeping wine in the same category as liquor and heavy taxation that work against wine producers, wineries like GranMonte have not only been successful in making quality wines but have been recognised internationally during the short period of 15 years, bringing Thailand on the world map and also giving a fillip to the Thai Tourism, writes Subhash Arora who recently visited this and a couple of other wineries

Wine & Health: Red Wine and Dark Chocolate Sirtfood Diet for Weight Loss
Jan 08: The Sirtfood Diet being currently the rage and encouraged by celebrities to lose weight, is food high in activating Sirtuins like red wine and dark chocolate, which are a type of protein protecting the cells in our bodies from dying or becoming inflamed through illness but research indicates they help regulate metabolism, increase muscle and burn fat and hence can help you lose weight as well, according to a health book released yesterday

Wine & Health: Tuesday Fasts for Brits Recommended for Health
Jan 09: The new alcohol guidelines recommending lower levels, released this week after 20 years ensure gender equality by recommending equal alcohol consumption by reducing it for men and suggesting abstinence for one day a week, would be reminiscent of the Tuesday fasts kept by many drinkers in India for religious reasons, but it is doubtful if the guidelines will have a perceptible difference with pro-wine groups ridiculing the coloured vision of the

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