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Cheers! Karnataka to brew more wines for global markets

March 1st, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) As India's second largest producer of grapes after Maharashtra, Karnataka is pulling out all the stops to become a preferred destination for setting up wineries to ... Read more...

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30 wineries making adulterated liquor shut in China

December 24th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Nearly 30 wineries were shut down Friday morning in a Chinese province after television reports showed the liquor being produced there was adulterated.The Hebei government acted after China ... Read more...

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Australia’s thirst for alcohol ‘underestimated’

November 1st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Australia's "thirst for alcohol" has been "underestimated" in official consumption records for more than a decade, and people worldwide have mistaken the country's drinking behaviour as stable.There was ... Read more...

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Jet bags top award for serving best champagne, wines

August 5th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The best of champagnes and sparkling wines in the sky among international airlines' business class are served by India's private carrier Jet Airways, a competition has revealed. Jet has ... Read more...

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Goa says no to bikini, yes to bottle

January 20th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) Goa may have banned the bikini from billboards and advertising hoardings, but the state's tourism mandarins are not too keen on shunning the bottle. The Goa Tourism Development Corporation ... Read more...

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Annual wine festival in Meghalaya draws scores of wine lovers

November 14th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Nov 14 (ANI): Enthusiasts turned up in large numbers to get a taste of exclusive varieties of homemade wines during the two-day long sixth wine festival held here.The festival began on ... Read more...

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Bangalore bonds at first wine festival

July 10th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) It was the perfect setting - the salubrious locales of Lalbagh Botanical Garden, accompanied by pleasant weather - the city could not have asked for more to kick-start ... Read more...

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Bachelorette Jillian back with a bang

May 19th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by GD
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. If only Shakespeare were alive to see the latest season of The Bachelorette, he couldn't have prided himself more, on his insight into the ... Read more...

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Leading European wine maker eyes Indian joint venture

November 10th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashwani UpadhyayNew Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The German wine-maker, Langguth Wine and Spirits, is looking for an Indian partner to set-up a joint venture in the country.Helmut G Seibert, the ... Read more...

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English writer claims Champagne was invented in Somerset not France!

September 27th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): A new book on the history of cider entitled Ciderland suggests that Champagne was invented in Somerset, England, not France. Author James Crowden, 54, contradicts the French ... Read more...

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Government being asked to allow drinks on domestic flights

March 31st, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Domestically produced wine and beer may soon be served on Indian flights. The government is under pressure from the airline operators as well as politicians to permit ... Read more...

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