No. 687: : March 01, 2016

Assistant Editor : Natasha Vohra

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The Daily Dose of Wine from The Park
Feb 25: The Mumbai based importer Wine Park is ready to enter the domestic wine market with the owner, Vishal Kadakia announcing the launch of ‘The Daily Dose’ Cabernet Sauvignon in Mumbai with a retail tag of Rs. 750 although the total 1000 cases of the 2015 vintage produced are to be sold mostly through hotels and restaurants, writes Subhash Arora who tasted the wine at the Rick’s at the Taj Mahal and found it delicious for the maiden

Tuscany Taste 2016: Sun shines on 2015 Vintage in Tuscany
Feb 26: Tuscany Taste, the annual event held for many years for Chianti Classico, Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino wines for Italian and International journalists and which had been integrated with Chianti and different Tuscan appellations and San Gimignano during the last couple of years, was a Tuscan Marathon for John Salvi MW who focused on the 2015 vintage and examined the weather conditions and how the vines behaved in order to

Vinisud 2016: Mecca for tasting unusual Mediterranean wines
Feb 27: Vinisud has become one of the top international wine exhibitions for Mediterranean wines and has gained a reputation over the years as an exemplary showcase that offers visitors the opportunity to appreciate the variety and quality of Mediterranean wines under one roof, writes Sommelier Rakesh Awaghade who visited the biennial Show as a representative of the Indian Wine Academy to study the uniqueness of wines on its behalf and who shares

Tuscany Taste: Celebrating 50 Years of DOC- Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
March 01: Although the Tuscan Appellation of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano earned the DOCG status in 1980, it was one of the first 10 wine appellations in Italy that earned the DOC status that became legal through the government decree, in 1966 when the system was initiated, writes Subhash Arora who has been visiting Montepulciano for the Anteprima del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in this centuries-old prime wine producing area for several years

New Luxe Boutique at Mumbai Duty-free to increase Liquor Sales
Feb 27: The ‘Luxe Boutique’ Travel Retail that opened on Thursday at the Mumbai International Airport Terminal 2 has added to the cosmetic look of the Departure terminal, also increasing the footfalls for the liquor segment, but with a token wine section it is unlikely to increase the sale of wines like Jacobs Creek selling at $12 sharing space with rare whiskies like Chivas Regal Icon/limited edition, priced at US$3,500, opines Subhash Arora. It is apparent that

Oh Rats! Alcohol may harm Generations of Pregnant Women
Feb 26: An American study at Binghamton University conducted on rats claims to have found that drinking even small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can increase the risk of alcohol dependency in the next three generations with the alcohol acting as a toxin, affecting the different stages of foetal development throughout pregnancy. Researchers have shown that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can have trans-generational effects on rats, impacting not

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