Vinexpo 2019 – Act for change

A symposium on climate change and impact on the world’s vineyards marked the 20th edition of Vinexpo that was held in Bordeaux from 13-16 May 2019, reports the Bordeaux based wine professional Brinda Bourhis for Drinks & Destinations.  The topic is constantly in the news; just a week before the opening of Vinexpo, we saw... Continue Reading →

Champagne, Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

It’s time to rejoice as two of the world’s most renowned wine regions Champagne and Burgundy find place in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. What does that mean? It means that after enjoying the GI (Geographical Indication) status for years, both champagne and burgundy receive a major boost in wine tourism. Also, the slopes,... Continue Reading →

Classy or Cool! The Champagne Dilemma

At 4 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon a group of media and hospitality professionals are gathered at Novotel Hotel, Mumbai for the tasting of a newly introduced champagne brand. Jean-Noel Girard, International Sales Director, Champagne Devaux is about to present the three champagnes from ‘D’s collection when he observes a growing chatter in the room.... Continue Reading →

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