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No. 861 : : October 21, 2020
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Obituary: Kapil Sekhri of Fratelli Wines Passes Away due to Cardiac Arrest
Oct 11: The news is dark, shocking and unbearable for most people in and out of the Indian wine industry- KAPIL SEKHRI, founder director and the Force behind Fratelli Vineyards, is no more. He passed away last evening at Fortis Hospital after suffering a massive cardiac arrest, reports Subhash Arora who laments the death of the man with huge passion and dedication for wine and who wanted to take wine culture in India forward through high quality wines

Welcome Reforms by Delhi Government for Restaurants serving Alcohol
Oct 17: After knee-jerk reaction during Covid including introduction of 75% Covid tax in May, 2020, the Delhi Government has come down from the high horse and has decided to be helpful to the wine and hospitality industry by taking several positive steps, like allowing the service of wine and food on terrace or lawn of the licensee, writes Subhash Arora who exhorts them again to allow selling of wine and beer through department stores that was

Jagdish Holkar back at the Helm of AIWPA
Oct 21: Jagdish Holkar, Chairman of Vinchur Park, Nashik based Flamingo Wines has come to the crease to bat for the second innings at the All India Wine Producers Association (AIWPA), after having batted already for 2 years in 2010-2012 when he resigned to take over as Chairman of the now defunct IGPB (Indian Grape Processing Board) under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. He replaces Yatin Patil of Reveilo Wines who was at the

IWBS emerges with multi-dimensional activities on Wine and Spirits in India
Oct 18: I have been associated with the IWBS team since I started taking toddler steps towards studying Wine (WSET) at Wi-Not, although, it doesn't conduct WSET courses on wine anymore. It was fascinating to know from Gagan Sharma that this newly launched course on wine is specially curated, understanding the Indian sensibility and palate for wines with the availability of wine in the Indian market, along with other specialized courses in spirits

Zoom into Wine Future with Pancho Campo on 23-25 February 2021
Oct 18: After organising Wine Future in 2009 and 2011 in Rioja and Hong Kong when he was a member of the Institute of Masters of Wine, Pancho Campo has announced the 3rd edition of one of the most successful wine events in the recent wine history, on 23-25 February, 2021 but thanks to Covid this will be a Zoom edition in which many celebrity speakers like Francis Ford Coppola and Irina Bokova, Secretary General for UNESCO have

From Archives (2009) : Herr Klinger und il Kavalier
Oct 21: I have always recognised the role Gaja played in my falling in love with Italian wines and possibly promoting them inadvertently a tad more than the others. I must have done something out of the way made the Italian government considered me worthy of the knighthood and awarding me the title of Cavaliere earlier this year. The man who unwittingly helped me meet Angelo Gaja who became a very good friend after our first meeting was Willi

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