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No. 826 : : October 14, 2019
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Delhi Excise suspends Licenses of all 124 Department Stores
Oct 14: An unprecedented step by the Excise department of cancelling/suspending all the L-12/L12F licenses of all the 124 stores in Delhi and through another unprecedented step of Mr Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi signing the letter of suspension on 11 October shows the angst that he has gone through by personally checking out some stores, writes Subhash Arora who shares his anger but questions the role of excise department to

Blog: Incomprehensible Excise Policy makes Restaurants run out of Wine and Whisky
Oct 10: The incomprehensible excise policy 2019-2020 is not only hurting several businesses but also resulting in a dip in excise collection during the current year as there has been practically no sales of wine or liquor by the importers since the fresh current excise policy was declared on August 14 and has made distributors go into a wait mode with nobody applying for a renewal, writes Subhash Arora who feels a continuous dialogue between the

DWC Dinner: Sula Wines Slap on Face of Indian Wine Snobs
Oct 12: The Delhi Wine Club pop-up dinner (#296) with Sula wines to officially mark the announcement of the 3rd edition of Indian Wine Day at the Lalit on November 16, was truly a slap on the face of Indian wine snobs who don’t believe Indian wines have a place on their table, writes Subhash Arora who opines that the quality of Indian wines has improved tremendously with modern techniques and the realisation by the producers that quality is a must if

Grover Group to celebrate 300th Anniversary next year
Oct 14: Grover Zampa Vineyards has in it its fold, not only the two wineries in Nashik and Bangalore, and now Four Seasons, Charosa and Myra Vineyards, but also a winery in Mercurey, Burgundy they bought a couple of years ago. Domaine Protheau, now christened as Château d’Etroyes has been a family winery since 1720 and being a part of the group justifies the claim and the celebrations marking 300 years for the group, asserts Ravi Viswanathan,

Star Interview: Ian Harris, the dynamic CEO of WSET visits India
Oct 14: WSET is undoubtedly the most popular wine course, though nor recognised by any university, in India with about 1200 students opting for at least one of the streams in 2019, a jump of 20 times in 10 years, and this has come about thanks to the rock-steady CEO Ian Harris who I met on the sidelines of India Wine Awards at the Leela in Mumbai and had the opportunity to interview him at length, writes Subhash Arora, congratulating WSET for

IWA 2019: An Award and Three Masterclasses at The Leela Mumbai
Oct 11: Sonal Holland MW believes in gaining and rendering wine education and therefore organized three wine Masterclasses this year, on the day of the Award evening at India Wine Awards organized at the Ballroom of the Hotel Leela, in Mumbai. Sheetal Kadam who attended all three, reports. She believed that Investment done in gaining knowledge always pays back good returns. And thus began the journey through Italy in the first Masterclass.

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