There’s a whisky fit for every dad and if you are wondering what to gift your dad this father's day, this will come in handy. #HappyFathersDay 1) Adventure Loving Dad - Ardbeg Wee Beastie (New) From elusive sea creatures to eerie hillside half-breeds, the Ardbeg Distillery has a history of exploring inexplicable legends in their bottlings. Ardbeg Wee Beastie has... Continue Reading →
CHRISTMAS DRINKS TO SPREAD THE HOLIDAY CHEER!!!
’Tis the season to be merry with drinks that don’t just add colour to your brunch, lunch, or dinner table but also bring some exciting flavours to the party. Holiday Sangria You can never go wrong with Sangria. The Christmas special Sangria could have red wine, cranberries, apples, spices, the list is endless. Choose a good red wine preferably Cabernet... Continue Reading →
CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES FOR THE SEASON
(Guest column by Aishwarya Nair Matthew, Head Corporate Food & Wine Merchandising for The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts) Notably different from its parent, Champagne, in style - sparkling wines are the new world, less expensive and alternative options to the effervescent drink. Although, if your budget permits I would recommend you to indulge a... Continue Reading →
The other thing that we love about Japan Japan’s national beverage sake is a drink made from fermented rice. Even though we love almost everything about Japan, when it comes to sake, its reputation precedes the understanding of the beverage outside the country. Despite spending almost 15 years in the drinks industry, my official introduction to sake... Continue Reading →
15 DRINKS & TV SHOWS PAIRING TO BEAT THE LOCKDOWN BLUES
To help you cope with these uncertain times of lockdowns and unlocking we recommend these drinks that pair well with some popular TV Shows. Let’s sip, stream & chill. Amidst this never-ending lockdown season the unwinding time is limitless. While platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime or Disney+ Hotstar has the best series lined up for... Continue Reading →
HAPPY HOUR TALES & Simple Cocktail Tips
To keep the spirits high while staying at home during this lockdown season Drinks & Destinations have introduced a few new online activities. Starting from a series of Instagram Live Chats with international experts called ‘Super Six Series’ to also host online ‘Happy Hour’ Sessions. Rojita Tiwari conducted the first ‘Happy Hour’ session sharing stories and tips on preparing... Continue Reading →
20 Drinks To Try In 2020
Drinks & Destinations brings to you a boozy guide with some popular brands and emerging drinks trends that you must watch out for in 2020. White spirits category in India will remain a favourite amongst the bartending community even in 2020. Gin has received a fresh infusion of excitement with some home grown brands. While... Continue Reading →
A DAY AT MAISON HENNESSY
Visiting Cognac city in France is like taking a trip down history lane. With famous cognac houses tucked right next to each other the city provides a perfect set up for connoisseurs to indulge in this liquid gold.
As we drove past neatly manicured vineyards in the outskirts of Cognac I was looking forward to a day at Maison Hennessy with Ambassador, Fabien Levieux and Head of Distilleries & Tasting Committee member Olivier Paultes.
LOW-AND NO-ALCOHOL DRINKS TREND AND ALL THINGS CRAFTY AT AGENTS OF CHEER DRINKS FEST
India’s only curated drinks fest, Agents Of Cheer, addresses the latest trends in the global and domestic drinks industry…
CONCOURS MONDIAL DI BRUXELLES 2019 GOES BACK TO EUROPE AFTER AN ORIENTAL OUTING
After a brief detour for its 25th anniversary, the international traveling wine competition Concours Mondial de Bruxelles has moved back to Europe in 2019. The next edition is scheduled to take place in Aigle, in the Swiss region of Vaud, Switzerland from 02- 05 May. The last edition of CMB held in Haidian, China was every bit... Continue Reading →