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No. 860 : : October 09, 2020
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Blog: India’s Old Normal is World’s New Normal in Wine
Oct 02: India’s Old Normal is known to have most wine consumption before dinner and without food but the initial study by the London-based Wine Intelligence suggests that there was an increase in tendency of consumers drinking wine outside the mealtime while the overall consumption has remained fairly constant despite suspension of online trade , writes Subhash Arora who suggests that the wine consumption has been badly affected in India,

HKIWSC 2020: Show Must Go On for International Wine Competition
Oct 05: The 12th edition of Asia’s premier wine competition- Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition (HK IWSC) got underway today, despite the Covid restrictions, with a set of judges selected from the local hospitality industry and the competition organised in the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, writes Subhash Arora who has been a regular judge with 9 competitions under his belt. Hong Kong has had a double

TiLT in Fratelli towards Wine-in-Can (WiC)
Oct 09: Fratelli has taken a lead in the Wine-in-Can segment by introducing 5 wines - TiLT red, white, Bubbly and Bubbly Rose and NOI Spritzer in beautiful slim 250 mL packaging, in the Aluminium Can segment that is relatively new in India but saw 68% growth in the US market last year alone, with the global market clocking a growth of over 90 times since 2012, writes Subhash Arora who feels that due to convenience, pricing and attractive

ProWein 2021: Living with Covid ProWein extended to 5 days
Oct 07: After being obliged to cancel ProWein 2020 this year, Messe Düsseldorf, organisers of the Show have declared that the Show must go on and learning to live with Covid, re-designed ProWein 2021 to make it Corona safe, with several precautions in place, including extending the Show from 3 days to 5 days, 19-23 March, 2021, according to a Press Release. The organisers have developed the confidence of organising one of the most popular and

From Archives (2006) : Zonin Patriarch Upbeat About Indian Market
Oct 01: In an exclusive interview to the Indian Wine Academy's President, Subhash Arora , at Vinitaly 2006, Gianni Zonin talks about the ascent of his wines to the top of the quality table and explains why the company has moved from low-end but reasonably wines to quality products that have notched up several awards. Gianni Zonin, banker and boss of the Italian wine company that bears his family name, is comforted by the fact that wine sales in

From Archives (2009) : Bipin Desai- A Gujarati in Paradise
Oct 09: Bipin Desai is a physicist by profession in the USA but is perhaps the best known Indian in the world of fine wines for his legendry tastings of vintage wines dating back to over a century and attended by wine celebrities including Robert Parker. Subhash Arora interviewed him last week at the World Wine Symposium in Italy. When Dr. Desai finished his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Mumbai University and landed in Illinois at the age of 20, he could

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