Tag: "Wine Education India"

German Riesling Masterclass
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German Riesling Masterclass

One country that never disappoints its vinous followers with its great wines is Germany. This cold-stuck country produces one of the finest, and surely the best, Rieslings in the EU. Sommelier India Wine magazine along with the German Embassy in Delhi hosted a showcase of 16 of the most discerning Rieslings from the country. German […]

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Sula Vineyard’s Riesling

India’s biggest wine brand, Sula Vineyards, rolls out it’s first Riesling.

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UncorkFrance: Making French Wines Easy
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UncorkFrance: Making French Wines Easy

Boys love their toys, be it their smart-phones, i-whichever, mp3 players, or even something as groovy as an X-Box (or PS3). The first person in the queue for the new iPad2 was a banker gentleman. No surprises there! But what distinguishes one from another is what applications and widgets these gadgets are loaded with. They […]

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3rd Indian Sommelier Championship, 2010
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3rd Indian Sommelier Championship, 2010

It was again that part of the year when wine professionals roll up their sleeves and get ready for competition time. The 3rd Indian Sommelier Championship was organised by Wi-Not Beverage Solutions Pvt Ltd at the International Food and Drinks Expo, 2010, on the 3rd of December 2010. Numerous discerning candidates from over 10 prestigious […]

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Prosecco - The Italian “Champagne”
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Prosecco – The Italian “Champagne”

In the world of sparkling wines, Prosecco is a rather under-rated wine. Thinking of popping a bottle of some expensive fizzy thing on a hot date or your dad’s silver jubilee but your budget is restricted, not to mention rather limited, try a Prosecco and you won’t regret it. Made from Glera grapes (earlier known as Prosecco) […]

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The Price is Right? Maharashtra Chapter
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The Price is Right? Maharashtra Chapter

When the Republic of India was formed, the Constitution gave each state the right to frame their excise laws. Except the two dry states of Gujarat and Mizoram, every state has a different approach to price the wines. The level at which the government involves itself in the process of procuring the wines varies from […]

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Sauternes: Liquid Gold of Bordeaux
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Sauternes: Liquid Gold of Bordeaux

Ever wondered what to pour with that apple tart or ‘Gulab Jamun’ (Indian Dessert, deep fried dumpling soaked in sugar syrup)? Ever thought of surprising your guests with something extraordinary when they start looking fretfully for desserts after a long settling burp? If not, then Sauternes might just be the right thing to look for. […]

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Indian Wines Meet Japanese Palate
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Indian Wines Meet Japanese Palate

On their trip to explore and study the Indian wine market (as also take in the local sights and sounds), Japanese connoisseurs: Sake Master Kenichi Ohashi with his ever-so-elegant wife Kumiko, winemaker Yuki Hirayama, and Wine bar magnate and sommelier Takeshi TSUBAKI, also visited Wi-Not’s dugout.  After learning all about Sake from them, we had […]

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Champagne: The French Sparkles
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Champagne: The French Sparkles

Are we happy today? Oh yeah, lets open a Champagne baby!!! Or are we sad? Well,  let’s open a Champagne anyway. It’ll surely lift our spirits up. Make way for Champagne – the mother of all sparkling wines, the wine of celebrations is here. Just let the cork fly and get surrounded by the feeling […]

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Super Tuscans: Italian Super Hero!!
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Super Tuscans: Italian Super Hero!!

If Chianti or Brunello are the only wines you have heard of from Tuscany, then grab a wine glass and get discovering.  Take a look at its rather less-heard colleague. Super Tuscans are the hidden gems of Tuscany that once almost replaced Chianti in its slack period. Super Tuscans comes from the coastal area that […]

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Beaujolais: Rising From The South
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Beaujolais: Rising From The South

Burgundy has gifted many world renowned wines from its pouch. However, the region south to it has another star to offer, the Beaujolais wines. These wines have always been the talk of the town for all the right reasons. Its distinctive grapes, unique production process, light wines in this heavy bulky wine style country, and […]

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French Fiesta: Aperitif à la Française, New Delhi
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French Fiesta: Aperitif à la Française, New Delhi

The third Thursday of June every year is celebrated as “Aperitif à la Française” day all around the globe. A French wine and culinary fiesta allows the connoisseurs and amateur lovers to spend some quality time enjoying French products, all in an effort to highlight how French produce is considered one of the most commendable […]

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Chianti: Tuscany's Own Son
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Chianti: Tuscany’s Own Son

The most reputed red wines from the Italian region of Tuscany (Toscana) are the Chiantis (pronounced as ‘Ki-an-ti’). The wine stands for the tradition, elegance, and stature of the region as it has won them more accolades and fame than any other wines. The fame came not only from the wines but also from its […]

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Icewine: A Royalty
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Icewine: A Royalty

If you put the two words, ‘ice’ and ‘wine’ together what strikes you as most odd?  Wine on Ice! Well, if you enjoy it that way, why not!? But digressions aside, Icewines, as opposed to iced wines, are not that controversial a subject. This is a popular style of wine yet seldom talked about, at […]

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Alsace: The French White Wine Gem
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Alsace: The French White Wine Gem

Geographically, the region of Alsace has changed hands more often than Kashmir ever will. It’s location has made it victim to many French-German territorial disputes. It was after the First World War that Alsace was declared a part of France. The influence of Germany nevertheless remains heavy to this day here and is visible in […]

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