A Club night with Pinotage

A weekend which comes after some continuously hectic work days is always much welcomed. And so the last Saturday provided a perfect opportunity to rewind at the club with some wine. Amongst the rather limited choices available, I selected a Pinotage from Stellenbosch wine region of South Africa. History of South African Wine Vines wereContinue reading “A Club night with Pinotage”

Domenico Clerico

One of the renegade band of winemakers known as the “Barolo Boys,” Domenico Clerico started his career as a progressive winemaker, breaking from traditional Barolo protocol to make terroir-driven, long aging yet approachable Barolo wines. Robert Parker Wine Advocate reviews this wine as…”the 2007 Barolo Ciabot Mentin is one of the greatest wines I haveContinue reading “Domenico Clerico”

Family bonding over Cotes Du Rhone Blanc Reserve

Une réunion de famille Empty nesters are what parents become once their children grow up and leave home to carve out a niche for themselves, often on a work assignment in a different city. Being one of the ilk we were delighted when our son joined us at home for a family reunion – uneContinue reading “Family bonding over Cotes Du Rhone Blanc Reserve”

Indian Theatre, German Riesling and a rainy evening

The rainy in spell came unannounced. A week into October, the weather had been nippy already hinting at an early arrival of winters. It was pouring heavily by the time we reached the LTG Auditorium at heart of New Delhi. The watch showed half past three in afternoon. Still half an hour to go forContinue reading “Indian Theatre, German Riesling and a rainy evening”