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INDIAN WINE DAY

Friday, November 16, 2018

Today is India Wine Day (IWD). This event was celebrated for the first time last year on the 16th November 2017, with dinners at The LaLiT Hotels in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, Chandigarh and that most Indian of cities, London. At each location Indian cuisine was paired with Indian wines and Indian music was played during the banquet, which was served by staff dressed up in traditional Indian robes.  Read More...

CHINA - FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Friday, July 06, 2018

Vinexpo Hong Kong (HKV) held in late May (where Australia was the “Country of the Year” in 2018) brought out some very interesting facts. Starting with the estimate that China will continue to drive the world’s wine sales growth as it increases its consumption to around USD23 billion by 2023. To put that into context, Australia (at No.2 imported wine country) sold them AUD2 billion worth of wine in 2017. It is estimated that China will become the second largest (by value) wine market in the world by then, second only to the USA. Read More...