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A blog that will introduce you to autochton spanish wines and report on my Sommelier training in Madrid.

This blog is about Spanish wines and my training as Sommelier at the chamber of commerce of Madrid. Wait, training as a what? To become a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, a Sommelier. 234 more words

Socks In Sandals

Introducing the latest Champagne Scholarship winner from India

A brief post to announce and introduce the winner of the Champagne Scholarship, India, for this year.

As is well known within the industry, the WSET, along with Bureau du Champagne started offering this prestigious scholarship last year (Ravi Joshi won it in 2012) to an Indian candidate who has performed exceedingly well in the WSET Level 3 exam and who displays a strong commitment to the subject. 275 more words

Contemporary Issues

Restaurant Wine Lists - Component of a wine program you cannot afford to ignore

The following article was originally featured in the delWine & Indian Wine Academy website where it appears under the title ‘Making Restaurant Wine Lists… 1,025 more words

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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

Everyone Needs A Mentor...Meet Mine: Andrea Immer Robinson

15 years ago, I was a Radio Personality/Comedy Writer. I hated wine. The only wine I would drink to be social was Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, and I’d really go big on New Year’s Eve with Andre Cold Duck. 1,073 more words

Wine 102

Insights into India's most comprehensive wine training program

As mentioned in my last post, I was taking a break from writing on this site as I am totally immersed into the ITC Hotels wine program. 471 more words