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Awarding India’s best wines in 2019!
While the rain pounded Mumbai and the Ganpati visarjan was on in full flow, 16 top-ranked judges gathered to judged the best wine in India, Indian and imported.

September 23, 2019

WILL INDIA BEAT ITS HIGH TAXES AND COMPETE WITH CHINA IN THE WORLD OF WINE?
High taxes, a preference for beer and whisky, a complicated tax regime.

August 26, 2019

Bordeaux’s desi food connection
Bordeaux wines are considered among the top-rated wines in the world. Indian cuisines are among the most celebrated and loved.

July 3, 2019

GAMARET TO DIVICO: SWISS WINE RULES AT HOME
We know about Swiss cheese, Swiss chocolate and Swiss watches. So why have we not heard anything about Swiss wine, considering the Swiss are the world’s 4th largest wine consuming country?

June 7, 2019

Argentina Celebrates the Malbec grape on Malbec World Day 2019
Argentina is famous for its Malbec, that powerful red wine grape that originated from France. But today, Argentina’s new wine producers are making beautiful, award winning malbec in a variety of styles, each one unique.

May 10, 2019

The Fascinating Life of the World’s Most famous Wine Expert: Steven Spurrier
Steven Spurrier, the renowned wine professional who has just published his much awaited memoirs, Wine A Way of Life’ speaks about how he developed his love for wine.

January 30, 2019

“The key to a healthy wine industry in India is easy availability of well-priced wines”
While China gallops ahead, thirtsty to learn about wine and spirits, India lags behind in wine and spirits education.

December 13, 2018

INDIA HAS IT: Indian Wine Day and why it is important to celebrate Indian wine
The decades -old Indian wine industry is a baby compared to the stalwarts in the Old World, but it has been making rapid headway in terms of quality.

November 27, 2018

WHY PINK IS IN: THE POPULARITY OF ROSÉ WINE & WHY IT’S PERFECT FOR INDIA
Everyone associates rosé wine with summer. But around the world, as the popularity of rosé wine soars, critics are talking about its easy approachability and food friendliness. Plus, for a hot country like India, it makes for the perfect summer sip.

November 26, 2018

Is Wine just fine with Indian food?
Is Indian food to rich, too complex and too spicy for pairing with wine? Wine critics from around the world have been asking this question even as the world looks towards Asian countries to expand wine culture in.

October 15, 2018

SULA VINEYARDS WINEMAKER KARAN VASANI URGES INDIAN WINE DRINKERS TO ‘KEEP THE FAITH’
Ruma Singh is a former full-time journalist turned wine writer and freelance wine columnist who writes on wine along with spirits and other beverages, food, travel and lifestyle subjects.

October 11, 2018

India Wine Awards 2018 – Glitz, glamour & good news for Indian wine lovers!
Ruma Singh, an expert on wine besides a leading journalist, was present throughout as well as invited to be on the jury as an expert.

October 11, 2018

INTERNATIONAL JUDGES FOR INDIA WINE AWARDS 2018 IN SEPTEMBER
In a first for the wine industry in India, four international big names have been named judges for the India Wine Awards 2018 in the category of Excellence in Restaurant Wine Programme.

August 23, 2018

The Soaring Popularity of Italian Prosecco
Over the last few years, Italy’s prosecco, the light, pocket-friendly and delicious sparkling wine has topped sales of all sparkling wines worldwide, including India.

August 7, 2018

HOWZAT! YORK’S ALL ROUNDER WINE MAKES A DEBUT
Maharashtra’s York Winery, known to be one of the top wine brands in India recently launched 2 wines, one red and one white with a cricket theme. Named All Rounder, they are easy to drink, well -made and well-priced.

July 25, 2018

Taste of passion – J’NOON launches
India has entered the big league with the latest Indian wine brand, J’NOON(meaning passion) by Fratelli Vineyards being launched.

March 26, 2018

Understanding Barolo – the ‘Wine of Kings’ from Italy
Ruma Singh opted out of a full-time career as a journalist at India’s top national newspaper to pursue her passion for writing about wine.

February 14, 2018