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Negroni Week’17 Partners With The Drinks & Destinations Podcast

Negroni Week is an initiative by Campari and Imbibe magazine which aims to celebrate one of the world’s great cocktails and in the process raising money for charitable causes around the world. The concept introduced in India in 2015 has gained immense popularity since then. Aspri Spirits, the importer of Campari, the Italian bitter, herbal, … 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 Drinks & Destinations Podcast Ep7: A Sparkling Talk with Chandon’s President

Listen to the episode here Champagne vs sparkling wines. Which is your pick? Do you know that champagne can only come from the region of champagne in France? Do you know the difference between a prosecco, cava, champagne and an Indian sparkling wine? All these questions are answered in this episode of The Drinks & … Continue reading

The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Ep 6-Exploring Wine Routes Of Greece

Listen to the episode here Sun, sand and the land of gods, Greece is truly a destination, the diversity of which is hard to describe in words. Host Rojita Tiwari was recently in Greece to explore the wine route. In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Rojita and Sameera talk about the breathtaking … Continue reading

The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Ep 4 Let’s Talk Rum

  Listen to the episode here This episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast is all about spirits, various categories of spirits such as whisky, vodka, rum etc. The highlight of the episode is a very interesting discussion on the rum market in India, several brands of rum available in India and how rum is … Continue reading

The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Ep 3 The Art & Craft Of Mixing Drinks With Shatbhi

  Listen to the episode here   This episode of The Drinks and destinations podcast presents an exciting interview with India’s first female bartender in the country, Shatbhi Basu. She shares all the interesting details of being a bartender with hosts Rojita & Sameera. Her journey of 35 years in the industry and the time … Continue reading

‘Flavours Of Argentina’ Celebrated at LIMA

The Consulate General and Promotion Centre of the Argentine Republic in Argentina, together with Restaurant LIMA, had recently organised an event called ‘FLAVOURS OF ARGENTINA’, dedicated to promoting Argentine tourism, culinary, wine and culture, all aimed towards encouraging an open business climate between India and Argentina. Acting Consul General Alejandro Zothner Meyer raised the toast … Continue reading

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016: A President’s Perspective

As some of you may remember, I have been a regular juror at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, the international wine competition that travels to a different country every year. This year was my third time at the competition and first as the President of one of the Jury panels. Here’s an account of my experience … Continue reading

Raising A Glass to Japanese Whisky

My first tasting of Japanese whisky was a few years ago at one of the international wine & spirits events in Bordeaux, France. For some reason, they always have a big Japanese pavilion at this particular event. One day, I walked up to one of the counters at the pavilion, picked up a glass and … Continue reading

Inside Moët Hennessy’s swanky Chandon Winery in India

  After three years of launching Chandon sparkling wine in the country, the LVMH Group holding company Moët Hennessy India recently opened doors to its state-of-the-art winery in Dindori, Nashik to a very selective group of media and trade. The property built on 21-acre of land in the wine capital of India is also the … Continue reading

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