Categories
Uncategorized

MUST – Fermenting Ideas : Wine Summit

World’s leading wine experts participating in the wine summit “MUST – Fermenting Ideas”  is the first of it kind wine summit to bring all experts together to discuss the future of the wine industry. It is a wine summit where speakers, experts, journalists and guests from all over the world gather to discuss what unites us […]

Categories
Uncategorized

7 Interesting facts about Daiquiri Cocktail

Daiquiri Cocktail In the picture is the “Daiquri” cocktail made with Bacardi rum, tripple sec, sugar syrup, lime and crushed ice. Ordered this randomly tonight but a follow up on google revealed that it has been and continues to be an iconic drink – well there’s always something new to learn in the amazing world […]

Categories
Uncategorized

All Rounder – new wine label release by York Winery

“All Rounder” is the name of latest wine release from the house of York Winery, India. My very first impression of the wine label and description was that “it reminds me of Kapil Dev” – who has been one of most prominent all rounders of Indian cricket and one who brought us the Prudential World […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Wine Day Calendar

Each year certain days are earmarked as the Varietal Wine Days. Some of these are officially designated whereas others are celebrated through a popular consensus . Such specific wine days assume much importance since there are a whole lot of activities planned around the particular varietal and this generally enjoys a  pan world character. A host […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Straining of Relations affecting Australian wine exports to China

“Australia’s body is in Asia, but its mind is in the West” – the statement said to be made by a Chinese academic underlines the growing strain between China and Australia relations off late. The political bickering between the two nations is also having a fallout on Australian wine exports to China. As per some […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Jacob’s Creek Prosecco Spiritz to launch in UK market as Aperitivo Spiritz

Pic Credit – justdrinks.com In adherence to European Union ruling on origin protection, Pernod Ricard is set to launch the popular Australian ready to drink sparkling wine product ‘Prosecco Spiritz’ in UK market with a changed name as ‘Aperitivo Spiritz’. Prosecco is an Italian white wine made largely from Glera grape which was earlier known […]

Categories
Uncategorized

The Gin Rennaissance

Gin Day is celebrated world over on the 2nd Saturday of June each year. Keeping in view the pivotal status which the drink has enjoyed (with associated highs and lows) in the world’s socio-cultural environment over last four centuries, Spititz Magazine has honoured Gin on its cover and published my article as it’s Cover Story […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Congac Masterclass with Remy Martin VSOP

A pleasant sight of nectar in the goblet, layers of aromas on the nose and a burst of flavors on the palate – this is what Cognac does – it opens your senses to a new reality. And this is also why it has been a hallowed and much revered spirit in the drinkers’ collective […]

Categories
Uncategorized

To do or not to do

Should you decant a Champagne ? Some say yes – it reveals it’s character with some contact with the air. Others say no – it would loose it’s bubbles too fast Still many say – pour it in a white wine glass rather than the flute – the broader glass would partially decant it What […]

Categories
Uncategorized

World Wine Production 2017

World Wine Production in MHL World wine production in 2017 had been a historic low at 256.7 MHL Extreme weather events – from frost to drought – especially in Europe significantly impacted 2017 wine production, which has been historically low at 246.7 mhl – fall of 8.2% compared with 2016 Italy has once again been […]