(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 →

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 Episode 1

Listen to our lates episode now: The Drinks & Destinations Podcast is an extension of the venture Drinks & Destinations founded by Rojita Tiwari. The weekly podcast is co-produced by India's largest podcasting network IVM and hosted by Rojita and Sameera. Episode 1 of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast is your introduction to the world... Continue Reading →

Cathay Pacific’s Impressive In-flight F&B Offering

Cathay Pacific sometime back appointed Hong Kong-based Master of Wine Debra Meiburg to the airlines wine panel. Debra will join existing Cathay Pacific wine consultants Lau Chi-sun and Roy Moorfield to pick out new wine selections for passengers in all classes of travel. Debra who is also an award-winning author, educator and international speaker has for... Continue Reading →

Green Harvest And Its Potential For Wine Tourism

The phrase “wine is made in the vineyard” received much attention recently when wine writers questioned some of Bordeaux’s first growth producers about their heavy financial investments in upgradation of the cellars. This also was an indication of a cautionary measure to have control over a bad vintage, which obviously reasons against the above-mentioned argument.... Continue Reading →

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