Turning Indians into wine drinkers
6 Jan 2010 by Jancis Robinson
I think many of us outside India are fascinated to know to what extent wine has infiltrated the country with the world's biggest middle class. Sanjay Menon of Bombay/Mumbai wine importer Sansula, Reva Singh owner of Sommelier India magazine and Kavita Faiella (pictured), the Australian Cellar Master for Aman Resorts based in New Delhi, send the following reports on the Indian wine market. Sanjay Menon: The Indian wine market continues to promise much and frustrate more, I'm afraid. On the positive side, Bombay has reduced the state tax from the ridiculous 200% they had employed 2.5 years ago (this is despite the...

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