A Brief History Of Rum In India

 As I stepped out of the airport in Mauritius and began my journey towards the main island all I could see around was long stretches of sugar cane fields with occasional sightings of a few Indian men and women who looked right out of a Bollywood movie from the 60’s. I got curious and asked... Continue Reading →

Remy Cointreau Starts 2nd Innings In India: Celebrates the 314th Anniversary of Mount Gay Rum

    The three-century-old rum brand, Mount Gay Rum from Barbados celebrated its 314th anniversary recently. The rum born in 1703 in the Caribbean island Barbados was originally called “Kill-Devil” by the Barbadians who first distilled it. The abundance of molasses combined with the culinary ingenuity of early settlers and, of course, their legendary thirst... Continue Reading →

Ten Wines To Buy In 2017

The ever-expanding Indian wine market with double-digit growth has given hope to many Indian and International wine companies to explore further opportunities. Despite heavy duties, taxes and other roadblocks, the potential consumer base is what keeps luring companies to introduce new wine brands in the market every year. Here’s a list of wines available in... Continue Reading →

The Year of The Wild Tiger

It’s been a year-long journey for Gautom Menon’s rum brand Wild Tiger Rum since it first hit shelves abroad. Drinks & Destinations decides to catch up with the man behind India's first premium rum 'Wild Tiger' and find out more. Are you happy with the journey of Wild Tiger so far? The first year has... Continue Reading →

Asian Wine & Spirits Conference and Competition –the Silk route: Revival of the ancient trade passage

The recently concluded 1st Asian Wine & Spirits Conference and Competition- the Silk route (10-12 October 2016) at Fangshan District, Beijing, China was attended by internationally renowned wine and spirits experts, judges and producers from around the world. While the conference covered an array of topics concerning the Asian region, the competition received entries from... Continue Reading →

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