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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...

GLOBAL SNIPPETS

Friday, June 22, 2018

THAILAND:  Recently at the annual tasting of Rosé wine in Phuket, Thailand, a panel of judges (including renowned American wine writer James Suckling) selected the Thai ‘Monsoon Valley White Shiraz 2017’ (92 Points) as the Best Wine, beating just under 100 Rosé from around the world, including many French Rosé. I was pleased to see that my good friends at GranMonte scored 91 points with their ‘GranMonte Syrah Asoke Valley Sakuna Rosé 2017’ a very creditable effort by these two classy Thai wines. Read More...