Alok Chandra

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The Best Indian Wines

The Best Indian Wines

Rediff.com2 Jul 2020

Indian wines are getting better all the time, says Alok Chandra.

Coronavirus impacts booze biz

Coronavirus impacts booze biz

Rediff.com22 Mar 2020

Diageo, the largest alcoholic beverage company in the world, estimates that the loss ending June 2020 would be between $300 million and $420 million.

Why I Love Wine

Why I Love Wine

Rediff.com11 Mar 2020

Wine is the only beverage that continues to change after bottling, and which after 20 or even 50 years can surprise, amaze and delight, says Alok Chandra.

What kind of wine drinker are you? Find out!

What kind of wine drinker are you? Find out!

Rediff.com6 Mar 2020

There are six kinds of wine drinkers, reveals Alok Chandra.

Bring out the bubbly!

Bring out the bubbly!

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

While all champagnes are sparkling wines, not all sparkling wines are champagnes!, says Alok Chandra.

The wine hubs of Bengaluru

The wine hubs of Bengaluru

Rediff.com12 Dec 2019

'Wine bars there are, in plenty, in Karnataka,' notes Alok Chandra.

And the best Indian wine is...

And the best Indian wine is...

Rediff.com1 Nov 2019

Indian wines are getting better all the time, says Alok Chandra.

India's wine drinkers deserve better

India's wine drinkers deserve better

Rediff.com22 Jun 2019

'Wine is an indicator of the quality of life,' says Alok Chandra.

Weekend getaways: All you need to know about India's best wine trails

Weekend getaways: All you need to know about India's best wine trails

Rediff.com1 Mar 2018

It's time to eat, drink and be merry.

Amazing! What the right glass does to wine

Amazing! What the right glass does to wine

Rediff.com10 Dec 2017

The same wine tastes different in different glasses, with the aromas and flavours really coming into their own in the right glass, says wine connoisseur Alok Chandra.

How to make a fortune from wine

How to make a fortune from wine

Rediff.com4 Nov 2017

If we don't want small Indian wineries to disappear, it's worth supporting them by buying and drinking their wines, says Alok Chandra.

High ways of Spirits

High ways of Spirits

Rediff.com16 Sep 2017

Hopefully, all's well that ends well, and business should get back to normal soon, says Alok Chandra.

Which are India's best wines?

Which are India's best wines?

Rediff.com5 Jul 2017

Life is too short to drink bad wine!

Met a Wine Geek, Wine Bore, Wine Snob?

Met a Wine Geek, Wine Bore, Wine Snob?

Rediff.com10 Jun 2017

'I'd rather be just a plain wine lover, an enthusiast, or even an aficionado -- one who likes his wines, but not to the point of being a bore or, even worse, a snob,' says Alok Chandra.

Time to savour 'Make in India' wines

Time to savour 'Make in India' wines

Rediff.com16 Jul 2016

Raise a toast to good health with wine. But this time let's go for the Indian ones.

Is your wine your pudding?

Is your wine your pudding?

Rediff.com5 Jan 2015

How about topping your meal with a sweet wine? Here is a beginner's guide to dessert wines.