Sommelier India – The Wine Magazine, March/April 2009 – now on the news stands – celebrates four years in print with a feast of articles, with Jancis Robinson discussing some of the world’s most admired producers, Raghu Bahadur casting a quizzical eye on the problems of wine storage in India and Harshal Shah educating us about indigeneous Spanish grapes as the Sommelier India Tasting Panel picks their favourite wines from Murcia. Devesh Agarwal describes what it takes to be a qualified sommelier and Sonal Holland tells readers which wine shops in Mumbai to frequent after a firsthand survey. This issue is definitely an inviting read.
You probably won’t want to miss Ranjit Chougule’s exclusive interview with Brinda Gill on the way ahead for Indage Vintners, and wine pairing guidance from the Sommelier India team with a recipe by Chef Walter Lanfranchi of the Shangri-La in our new series, “Partners in Wine”. Enjoy all this and more. You can subscribe to Sommelier India or buy a copy at Landmark bookstores around the country. NB: Most articles published in the print edition for subscribers are not reproduced online.