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Penfolds New Releases - Tastings highlights from the Bin, Icon and Luxury ranges

This appears on the Sommelier India website and was originally written with a slight Indian slant on it..but tasting notes are tasting notes, so here is the bones of the Sommelier India piece. 1,352 more words

The week of wine and dine


Wine industry is growing in India say some; some say it is a long way to go for it to flourish, but I believe in “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” and India has taken those steps and covered several miles. 835 more words


Of Zenato wines and Sonia Gandhi....

What is common to Venice, Sisley, Tiramisu, Romeo and Juliet and none other than Sonia Gandhi? Ms Gandhi in a Sisley outfit sitting in Venice reading a Shakespearean novel and having Tiramisu…lame !! 480 more words


Wine Grapes: Sangiovese, Grillo, Pinot Grigio,Gewurztraminer

In my last, we saw popular white grape varieties like Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc and here in my final on white grapes, we will look at other lesser-known in India grape varieties jostling for space and in many cases doing well too. 479 more words


Wine Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Viognier

Hope you have enjoyed the series in the wine gurukul so far. In my last we discussed two popular white grape varieties Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc and let us now look at a three more popular ones. 652 more words


ITC Hotels wine training – Season 2

In this brief post, I continue from where I left in a similar story in 2011. As a sequel to a key initiative put in place last year, which was widely covered in the Indian wine media, a large number of key F&B resources from across the ITC Hotels chain went through a structured and customized wine training this year too. 383 more words

Contemporary Issues

Massive Indian Vineyard

by Giles CadmanVenulum

As regular readers will know I have a real affinity for India, having spent six months traveling there in my youth. 380 more words

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