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No. 849 : : June 25, 2020
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Online Wine and Liquor Sales in India on the Horizon
June 21: Our bureaucratic system did not allow online sales of alcohol for 20 years but it may soon become a reality, thanks to the long queues outside liquor shops on May 4 and 5 when the government allowed sale of liquor at these shops during the pandemic, with West Bengal taking the lead and soon to allow the likes of Amazon and Big Basket to start selling online, paving way for other States to follow suit, writes Subhash Arora, a strong proponent of

Andhra Pradesh inching towards total Prohibition
June 22: If one took cognisance of the recent statement by Mr. K Narayanaswamy, one of the five Deputy Chief Ministers of Andhra, who stated that total prohibition will be implemented in the state in a phased manner, yet another State would fall in Red Zone (prohibition), writes Subhash Arora who feels the experiment would fail again as it did in 1997 when N. Chandrababu Naidu repealed the prohibition after being introduced by N. T Rama Rao in

Wine Feature: Chenin Blanc could have better Future in India
June 25: International Drink Chenin Day was celebrated on June 20, 2020 without much fanfare in India where most wineries have it in their portfolio but the two top producing countries France (Loire Valley) and South Africa were more enthusiastic, even though it has a lot of scope for improvement in India as vines get older and producers experiment with aging in barrels, concrete eggs or amphoras- important factors along with Terroir as observed in two blind

Richard Betts MS : Resigns from Court of Master Sommeliers America
June 20: Richard Betts, Master Sommelier from the American arm of the Court of Masters Sommeliers (CMSA), resigned from one of the most prestigious institutions in wine as he raises the issue of racism and gender preference and feels the organizational values have been at odds with his own for some time, according to a Post in Richard Betts (not MS anymore) also gives the reasons for his unprecedented decision in

Vallonne Winery: Excellent Destination for complete Wine Experience
June 19: Vallonne in Igatpuri, 20 kms short of Nashik, is a boutique winery that produces around 13 labels and has a restaurant, guest rooms and an ambience that makes it an ideal wine tourism and get-away destination for a complete wine experience, writes Sheetal Kadam whose first visit to Vallonne boutique winery before the lockdown was incredible, as she is still figuring out the merits of the winery. Vallonne is located at Kavnai village in

True Italian Taste: Discover Italy and True Italian Taste through its Culinary Traditions
June 18: Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India (IICCI) has collaborated with International School of Italian Cuisine (ALMA) near Parma to showcase to the gourmets in India True Italian Taste by conducting six-part weekly FREE webinars on various constituents of Italian cuisine, starting with Pasta on June 25 at 6 pm, to be inaugurated by H. E. Vincenzo de Luca, Ambassador of Italy to India, writes Cavaliere Subhash Arora

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