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No. 847 : : May 31, 2020
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Blog: My Journey with Sula and Samant
May 31: I learnt about Rajeev Samant, Founder Director of Sula Vineyard in 2001 but got to meet him only in 2003 at a DWC Tasting, followed by innumerable meetings and events at various places, watching his vision and the Rise and Rise of Sula Vineyards closely as he took the company from 4000 cases in the first year to one million cases a couple of years back, reminisces Subhash Arora who feels that with various PE investors his hands seem to be

Bombay High Court disallows on-Counter Liquor Sale
May 30: Bombay High Court refused to quash the Bombay (Brihanmumbai) Municipal Corporation's (BMC) order prohibiting over-the-counter sale of liquor in the city when home deliveries and e-, stating that it was the civic body's policy decision to do so amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Report by Press Trust of India. A Petition to quash the order of May 22 by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) prohibiting the sale of liquor

Blog: Aldi Budget Wine Cooler- A Product Idea for Atmanirbhar Bharat
May 23: If one sat down and tried to estimate the bruising of all the wine locked up in warehouses that switched off the air-conditioning, one would be inclined to pull his hair, but at least those who possess a wine cooler in the house or wherever, would not lose the quality of the liquid inside, and with the Government of India, extending facilities to manufacture products under the Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme, some entrepreneur would surely like to emulate

Pink Prosecco ready for Release Finally
May 23: Although the Prosecco DOC Consortium gave its approval for a rosé Prosecco last year, legal issues were still to be dealt with before starting the harvest and production of pink Prosecco, the Italian Law has finally recognised the variant and the first shipment could leave for export on 1 January 2021, writes Subhash Arora who feels it may add 40-50 million bottles to the sales during the next 2-3 years. Under the official rules, Prosecco DOC Rosé

Launch of Rosé by Celebrities Sara Jane Parker, Kylie Minogue and Post Malone
May 29: Covid-19 has not stopped the enthusiasm of three Celebrities- actor Sara Jane Parker (SRJ) of Sex and the City and Divorce fame, who launched a Sud de France Rose to add to her Invivo X label while Kylie Minogue launched her Rose labelled as Kylie, both under $20 even as the American Rapper Post Malone launched Maison No. 9, indicating that Rosé wines are becoming increasingly popular in the US, UK. Europe and the time is ripe for

And Now a Prosecco from Provence
May 30: In what might cause a flutter in the Prosecco land in Italy, Domaine de Fontenille, a hotel chain in South of France, has announced the Launch of Les Impatients, a Prosecco from Provence, which might be a good publicity stunt till it lasts, writes Subhash Arora who feels it is a well-chalked out strategy to cash in on the GI Prosecco name till they are legally stopped by the Consorzio through EU. I could not take my eyes off the news report from

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