No. 686: : February 24, 2016

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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Blog: Need of an Oenosanctuary for Wine Lovers
Feb 23: The excise laws for storage of liquor in the house have been restrictive in India because of correct reasons so far as the low-end booze is concerned but they need to be much more liberalised in case of high quality wines which invariably mature in a bottle and are a thing of beauty not only for the palate but also joy for Collectors of all types for whom they may be like pieces of precious jewellery. The current edition of L’Écho du Moulin, the print newsletter

Vinisud 2016: The Promise of a Great Vintage
Feb 22: As if to emphasise the show’s unique “Passionately Mediterranean” identity, the 12th edition of the biennial Vinisud, to become an annual Show from 2017, opened its doors to radiant sunshine on February 16, with a record number of exhibitors at the Montpellier showground, with this year’s event confirming that the Mediterranean wine show has a legitimate place amongst the world’s top five wine trade shows, writes Sommelier Rakesh

Benvenuto Brunello: 2015 Vintage of Brunello di Montalcino assigned 5-Stars
Feb 22: Celebrating 5 decades of DOC status (1966-2016), Montalcino producers are smiling because after receiving a Thumbs Up for Brunello 2011 and Brunello 2010 Riserva showcased at Benvenuto Brunello event on February 19-20, the 2015 harvest was assigned 5-stars at the traditional ceremony held last Saturday, writes Subhash Arora who is a regular visitor and is quite impressed with the commemorative tile crafted by not the traditional one, but 5

Tuscany Taste: Anteprima 2016 for Chianti Lovers
Feb 24: Encouraged by the success of Chianti Tasting organised by the Consorzio Vini Chianti at the old cigarette manufacturing facility last year, the same event took place on Valentine’s Day on February 14, attended by the group of international journalists and general public, writes Subhash Arora who has been a regular visitor for several years and felt the organisation for the 1-day event was much better as were the wines, than in the maiden edition last

ProWine ASIA 2016: Stage Set for Knowledge Transfer
Feb 18: The maiden edition of the four-day ProWine ASIA to be held in Singapore on 12-16 April will not only bring along sourcing opportunities from a wide range of wineries and varietals by over 300 established exhibitors from 20 countries and regions, it will allow trade visitors to indulge in numerous tasting sessions, interactive master classes, seminars, lectures and presentations and help transfer knowledge. Hosted by various industry thought and

Obituary: Centenarian Peter Mondavi Sr. Dies
Feb 24: When one thinks of pioneers of modern Californian wine industry, the name of Robert Mondavi comes to mind immediately but his younger brother Peter Mondavi who got the control of the family winery Charles Krug was also a known innovator who kept the winery under family ownership for 50 years till he died last Saturday at 101 at his home in California. Parents of the late Mondavi brothers Robert and Peter, Cesare and Rosa bought the Charles Krug

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