There has been a tectonic shift from quantity to quality, in the Indian alcobev space. I tracked the trend late last year for the luxury trade journal, The Black Book. Time I put it up here too. Continue reading Fine Spirits
There is more to Japan than just whisky. Here’s something I wrote for Food & Wine India. Continue reading Konichiwa Japan
To say that these the two indigenous Greek varietals came as a surprise would be an understatement. This was the first time I tried Xynomavro and Agiorgitiko wines. Continue reading Going Grecian
Kerala-based company has taken up the mantle of proving Indian rum’s mettle
(watch out Old Monk). Following the trend of launching quality Indian spirits brand internationally, they too launched Wild Tiger rum in UK in November last year. Continue reading Roar of the Wild Tiger
Shots are a great way to consume Jägermeister, I have it from the most official source – the liqueur’s brand ambassador – Nils Boese, so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Continue reading I Hate Jäger Bomb!
The second day of the Champagne sojourn began with a visit to Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) HQ in Epernay. The Maison de la Champagne held answers to my questions regarding the Champagne history, culture and future. For a drink which has such a celebratory persona attached to it, the people behind are … Continue reading The Champagne campaign (Part two of two)