No. 685: : February 17, 2016

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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Blog: Reading too much into Wine Benefits
Feb 17: A new study suggesting that phenols found in red and sparkling wine help to protect brain cells from damage and also concluding that phenols may help nerve and brain cells to keep communicating with other cells, thus countering the effects of Alzheimer’s, and with yet another recent research by the same Reading University suggesting that champagne may help prevent the onset of dementia, making one wonder if the studies are not

Sula to introduce Chardonnay Blanc de Blanc Brut Bubbly
Feb 12: Smelling an accelerated growth in the Indian sparkling wine segment and sensing stronger competition from producers like Chandon, the industry leader Sula has embarked on a new project to produce Blanc de Blanc Brut with 100% Chardonnay, to be launched in the last quarter of 2016 even as it pushes aggressively its Tempranillo planting project, writes Subhash Arora who tasted the bubbly at the SulaFest last weekend and found it still a

Perspective: The Great Grover Wine Festival in Bangalore
Feb 15: Proclaimed as South India’s Largest Wine and Performing Arts Festival, the second edition of The Great Grover Wine Festival held at the Bhartiya City in Bangalore was successful enough to make GroverZ decide on continuing with this format in future, writes Subhash Arora who believes it is the right choice to focus on the wine drinking population of Bangalore and the rest of Karnataka although some tweaking and tuning is required to

Tuscany Taste: Anteprime of Tuscan wines from 8 Areas
Feb 17: The 8-day Anteprime di Toscana event under the aegis of Regione Toscana and Toscana Promozione under the overall umbrella of ‘Tuscany Taste’ got underway on Saturday February 13, with a tasting of the latest released vintages of 8 of the Appellations in Tuscany at Hotel Michelangelo in Florence where producers from the Consorzio (Associations) of Carmignano, Colline Lucchesi, Cortona, Vald'Arno di Sopra doc, Pitigliano e Sovana, Morellino

VINISUD 2016: A Curtain Raiser
Feb 13: The 12th edition of VINISUD, the biennial International Mediterranean Wines and Spirits Exhibition is ready to open doors for 3 days on February 15-17 to wine professionals from across the globe at the Exhibition Center in Montpellier where over 1700 exhibitors from France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Algeria, Morocco, Greece, Croatia, Bulgaria and Lebanon will showcase over 26,000 wines, writes Subhash Arora who has been to the Show a

Diageo sells its Last Winery Assets in USA
Feb 12: With the recent confirmed sale of Chalone Vineyards based in Monterey in California to Foley Wine Estates a couple of days ago, Diageo has washed its hands off the last winery in its possession in the USA and now has no other wine business except wineries in China and India, stoking the speculative fires once again about the future of these wineries which might be sticking out like a sore thumb now in their spirited portfolio. UK-based Diageo

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