The Irrelevant ‘Bubbly’

If you had to give up one word that you use regularly, what would it be? “All champagne is sparkling wine, but not all sparkling wine is champagne” – if you like wine then most likely you have come across this phrase. The reason for this is that sparkling wine can only be called champagneContinue reading “The Irrelevant ‘Bubbly’”

Chandon Mini – for ‘On-the-Go Lifestyle’

Celebrating 45 years of its raising, Chandon California has launched its latest innovation – the Chandon Aluminium. The colorful, single serving bottle is filled with the its popular ‘Sweet Star Cuvee’ and has been specially designed for the on-the-go lifestyle of its consumers. Created by Chandon’s head winemaker Pauline Lhote, this sparkling wine, which isContinue reading “Chandon Mini – for ‘On-the-Go Lifestyle’”

When ‘Food’ pairs well with ‘Wine’

There are times, when you come across a cuisine, which either introduces you for the first time, to the much aclaimed thrill of a good ‘food – wine’ pairing or reinforces your belief in the same.. Here’s one such one. The Italian dish in the frame is named ‘Tomino’ and is ‘Greek cheese & sauteedContinue reading “When ‘Food’ pairs well with ‘Wine’”

Cava de paraje –  the Grand Cru of Cava       

Cava, the Sparkling wine wine from Spain has, over recent years, gained much favour amongst wine consumers world over and this along with Prosecco (Italian bubbly) is increasingly proving a viable competition to the French Champagne. Now, “Cava de Paraje“, the new proverbial ‘grand cru’ of Cava, could become a reality soon –  according toContinue reading “Cava de paraje –  the Grand Cru of Cava       “