Archive for March, 2011

DeVine French Twinkles
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DeVine French Twinkles

France is a synonym to many: culinary delights, literature, fashion epitomes, elegant wines, and much more. It has always been making consistent wines in their major regions like Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Champagne. Best examples of these wines are today one of the most exquisite and expensive wines of all times. It is interesting to see […]

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Aragon Garnachas: Hike In A Variety
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Aragon Garnachas: Hike In A Variety

Spain’s prime red grape variety Garnacha-based wines (or Grenache as known internationally) are an anonymous heroine of modern winemaking. One region that does justice to the charm of this variety is the north-easterly located region of Aragon. With a unique geographical location and a surrounding competition from La Rioja, Catalonia, Navarra, Castilla y Leon, and […]

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A Journey Through Navarra
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A Journey Through Navarra

It would not be wrong if we term Navarra as a ‘distant cousin’ of their French neighbour, primarily because of its influence.  The similarity spills over from the vine variety to the whole philosophy behind the wine production. The reason behind the stark resemblance is the long French rule that the Spaniards have undergone leaving […]

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The Jordanian Extravaganza
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The Jordanian Extravaganza

Jordan was one of those few to claim their hand in giving wine to the world. Nevertheless, it was not to be seen anywhere on the world wine map. The wineries used local grapes to make not-so-appreciable wines. Lack of viticultural and vinification knowledge and inappropriate viticultural areas held-back the country from displaying its true caliber. It […]

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Dinner With Bird In Hand Wines
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Dinner With Bird In Hand Wines

Seldom is it enquired whether Delhi is geared up for a sustainable culinary culture? Would the greasy food and whisky-loving metropolis be ready to accept fine dinner with accompanying discerning wines? From the recent turn of events it would seem that not only are Delhiites ready for it, but they also know how to enjoy […]

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