Mumbai,India People including me are optimistic about the wine market in India; the growth figures say so too. A two million case (9 litre) market with around 25 % of it being for imported wines, it is growing at almost 19% CAGR year on year. However when we look at the Indian beer scene standing... Continue Reading →
How Oak affects wine !!!
Mumbai,India Demptos as a brand may not evoke any memories in you as a consumer but ask a winemaker and you would know that it does make an impact by giving us complex wines to drink. Tonnellerie Demptos is a French company which makes Oak barrels and the aging in these oak barrels is what... Continue Reading →
Wine Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot
In my previous articles we discussed basics of wine, buying wine from a retail store, and then we also touched upon popular white grape varieties. In this and the upcoming we shall try to understand the black grape varieties used to make red wines also white wine in some cases. Remember the basics! The colour... Continue Reading →
Wine Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Viognier
Hope you have enjoyed the series in the wine gurukul so far. In my last we discussed two popular white grape varieties Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc and let us now look at a three more popular ones. Sauvignon Blanc A very juicy and aromatic grape variety with refreshing acidity. Elderflower, Bell pepper, gooseberry, grass are... Continue Reading →
Wine Grapes : Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc
In my earlier account I covered wine basics and then discussed about selecting wine at a store, now let us get into basic understanding of some commonly found grape varieties in the Indian market: Chardonnay: The king of whites, this is a versatile grape variety which can grow in varied climatic conditions and hence you find cool climate... Continue Reading →
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