High Spirits

The Cellars of Canelli

Polina Bosca, the sixth generation of Italy's famous family of winemakers talks about the long association with India and how the Bosca Cellars (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Canelli, Italy is drawing visitors from across the world By Sudipta Dev

A tribute to Uruguay’s natural bounty

Bodega Garzón, an emergent family estate in the idyllic country of Uruguay, that produces limited-production premium wines from estate-grown, sustainably-farmed grapes, now has a new world-class wine

Washington’s whiskey

The George Washington's Distillery at Mount Vernon, founded by the first president of the United States, was the largest whiskey distillery in America in the 1790s, producing whiskey in the convention

ARARAT: A proud heritage

The legendary ARARAT brandy symbolises the culture, heritage and spirit of Armenia and is the most famous representation of the country worldwide. Made of local grapes, it is a perfect example of Arme

Hardys’ heritage

A name synonymous with South Australian winemaking, Hardys, a wine company dating back to 1853, continues to carry on a tradition of acknowledging the heritage and history of the region while position

Wine notes

A winery that has its own amphitheatre which hosts a world-class summer music concert series

On cloud nine

Cloudy Bay Vineyards, located in the Marlborough region of New Zealand, has over the last three decades developed a recognisable estate wine style that not only provides a window to the history of the

A sip to save

Rhino Tears is a wine range that supports rhino conservation in South Africa

A pairing predicament

Choosing wine that will taste good with Indian food is quite a pairing dilemma. However, hotels, restaurants, wine consultancy firms, and wine importers and distributors across India are taking multif

The secret of Terlano lies in the soils

Soil, as a key component of the terroir, has a decisive influence on the taste, structure and development potential of wines, Cantina Terlano winery proved it geologically

Turning the Trend

With the evolution of premix drinks in India, Trinity Vintners has introduced Turning Point, a ready to drink Sangria brand, which is banking on the global popularity of this classic cocktail to tap t

Fresh fizz

After having gained ground in the India market, Casa Vinicola Zonin, a producer and exporter of some of the best Italian wines globally, is eyeing a bigger market share and hopes to export 5000-6000 c

Creating Brand India

Indian wineries are not only competing for a larger domestic market share but are also aggressively targeting international markets. Nikhil Agarwal highlights how Indian wines need to take giant strid

A pause for good health

With a motto of promoting wine as a health drink, Rajesh Patil, founder, Pause Wines claims to be the only winemaker to print the nutrition value of the wine on the bottle. To spread the message, Paus

Aged to perfection

Made from fermented grapes and aged for almost two years, cognac is brandy but not all brandy is cognac. By Kahini Chakraborty

Putting the fizz in wine

Good Drop Wine Cellars is the only winery in India specialising in fizzy wines. The company aims to broadbase wine consumption in the country and has priced its range of wines affordably in the domest

A Sparkling Future

A niche within a niche, the champagne market in India has shown a slow yet discernible market growth over the past five years and with more consumers keen on tasting this finer drink, the future seems

The monks who made wines

With more than 800 years of existence and wine-making experience, Schloss Gobelsburg in Kamptal, Austria, boasts of its unique Grüner Veltliner grape varietal that continues to establish itself as a

Mixing with a hint of drama

In the last five years bartending has evolved to a different level not just here in India, but globally By Yangdup Lama

Investing in fine wines

Amphora Portfolio Management, a leading fine wine investment advisor in the UK, has forayed into the Indian market with All Things Nice and is looking at attracting the HNI segment to invest in the fi

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