Billimoria to re-enter Indian wine market


NDTV Profit is reporting that General Billimoria is planning to re-enter the Indian wine market but this time in partnerhsip with Ranjit Chowgule. Billimoria’s Cobra Beer is finalizing a sourcing cum contract manufacturing arrangement with Champagne Indage Ltd.
As per the deal, Indage will source grapes and even bottle the wines in their units to Cobra’s specifications. Initial volumes will be of 15,000 cases but this maybe scaled upto at least 50,000 cases in 2008-09. The bottles will be priced between Rs. 200 and Rs. 450. Sommelier India Publisher & Editor, Reva K. Singh was interviewed on NDTV Profit about this.


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