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Wine Talk with Abhay Kewadkar

Winemaking is second nature for Mr.Abhay Kewadkar. A veteran winemaker, consultant and wine connoisseur credited for revolutionising the nascent but fast-evolving wine market in India, he has over the decades collaborated with brands like Champagne India, Grover Vineyards, Champagne Veuve Clicquot, Champagne Mumms, Barton et Guestier and United Spirits to name a few. In a passionate pursuit of his entrepreneurial ambitions as the Managing Director of Tetrad Global Beverages, he has a new ...

Cheers…Organic Wine

From creamy organic cheese and saccharine organic jams to luscious organic grapes, the demand for organic has now extended to the vineyards, with wine-making getting an organic touch. From the luxuriant grapevines and homely, family-run wineries emerge a set of organic wines concocted from non-genetically modified grape seeds, which are grown without pesticides or fertilizers. To ward off the bugs naturally, farmers introduce cover crops that provide a new haven for the pests and enhance the ...

Wonders of Kokum

As the scorching heat of summer dawns upon the subcontinent, a tropical fruit suddenly scales in significance. It’s not mango that we are talking about here. A plum-sized fruit of the garcinia indica tree, reddish-purple in colour, kokum is indigenous to the western coastal regions of India, and is heralded for its cooling properties and multiple other benefits. Kokum resembles its South East Asian sibling mangosteen in appearance and consists of a slightly tangy and fleshy rind, a pulpy ...