Wine India

  • Maharastra's new liquor policy allows consumers to purchase 12 units at a time from wineries

    New liquor policy, a welcome boost for Maharastra Wineries | Image by Chirag Desai (CC BY-ND 2.0)

    The purchase limit for Consumers in Maharastra has been raised to 12 units per week instead of previous 2 units per week, thanks to the amendment to the Bombay Foreign Liquor Rules, 1953, according the a news report by Nanda Kasabe on Financial Express. The new policy should greatly help wineries in increasing its cellar door sales.

  • Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal shortlisted by IWSC 2015 for The Julian Brind Award

    Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal, Founder and CEO, All Things Nice is one among five contenders shortlisted  by the  International Wine and Spirit Competition 2015 (IWSC)

    Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal, Founder and CEO, All Things Nice is one among five contenders shortlisted by the International Wine and Spirit Competition 2015 (IWSC), for The Julian Brind Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry from scores of entries around the globe.

    Sponsored by Waitrose, the Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry was created in 2012 to highlight an individual who demonstrates exceptional contribution to increasing awareness of wine and spirits

    The original aim of the IWSC was to award excellence to wines and spirits worldwide. This remains the aim today, with the Competition now in its 46th year, encouraging consumer and trade recognition for quality products and personalities.

    The IWSC receives entries from nearly 90 countries worldwide. No matter where the entry originates, whether it is youthful or aged, it is judged according to its class and treated with respect and consideration.

    The Competition has the support of many of the world’s top wine and spirit producers, setting the international benchmark for quality. The unique combination of detailed technical analysis and specialist judging panels means that gaining an IWSC ‘Competition Award’ is an exceptional achievement.

    IWSC each year, celebrates exceptional achievements and contribution to the world of wine and spirits, featuring the brightest talent in the drinks trade. All winners will be announced at the IWSC Award Banquet and Winner’s Gold Medal Tasting, at London’s Guild Hall on 26th November, 2015.