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No. 844 : : April 20, 2020
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Pay License Fee for Extension in Delhi with Wine Sales banned
April 20: It appears Delhi government has been working very hard even during lockdown with the excise department shutting itself in a corner and issuing a Circular 2 days after the Notification by the Ministry of Health Affairs banning sale of liquor and a day before Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reiterating continued the ban, and has come up with the directions for continuation of the License for 2019-20 for 3 more months for now on depositing license

Wine and Liquor Sales remain suspended during Lockdown
April 19: Since the lockdown declared in India on March 22 and subsequently extended on April 13 to May 3, wine and liquor shops have remained closed in almost all the States in the country, despite requests by the Indian wine producers and importers and demand from all sectors of wine and liquor industry, with the alcohol-addicts suffering and bootleggers and thieves and robbers keeping busy throughout in various cities, according to several

Covid-19: Indian Wine Industry scrapes through Production but stares at No Sales
April 09: Corona Virus has hit the wine industry equally hard but the producers and importers are braving it out with the producers having just finished the harvest and the government taking a pragmatic view and allowing them to finish the crush and fermentation but negligible sales has made producers and importers vulnerable, with a few who might not be able to weather the tsunami, writes Subhash Arora who feels there would be around 10-15% loss in

Masterclass: Vranec Wines from Macedonia of Alexander the Great
April 13: Of the many benefits of judging at Mundusvini International Wine Competition is an exclusive evening for the judges to attend a Masterclass with Tasting and Dinner that gives an insight into one country/region, and the Spring Tasting 2020 saw Wines of Macedonia organise a Masterclass attended by Subhash Arora who loved the Vranec Wines presented and believes that in a Utopian world, knowledgeable Indian wine lovers would have an

John Salvi MW pays Tribute to Michael Broadbent MW
April 06: World Wine great Michael Broadbent, the prolific wine writer, author and senior director of Christie's wine department since 1966, with a collection of 90,000 Tasting Notes to his credit, passed away in London on March 17 at the age of 92, leaving a void in the wine industry. John Salvi MW who had known him as a friend for over six decades, reminisces and pays him tribute on his own 83rd birthday today. I first met Michael, in 1957, when he

En Primeur: Primer on Bordeaux Vintage 2019
April 14: Despite cancellation of En Primeur for 2019 vintage this year because of Convid-19, delWine continues the tradition of analysing the latest vintage with our Bordeaux weather specialist John Salvi MW, a qualified oenologist, analysing various factors and concluding that dry white wines would have some GREAT wines but the red wines will be only GOOD and not fine or great, with sweet wines being pleasant, getting ready for earlier drinking but not

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