All the little tidbits about wine have found their way to this page here. Read on to fill those little curious gaps in your mind, have some fun with our quizzes, and enjoy all the extras we’ve crammed in here for you.
We take our wine seriously. Very, very seriously. In fact, we’d consider it a great sacrilege if one did not follow the basic tenets of wine consumption. What are these? Well, they are rules of etiquette, consumption and indulgence. Now we all tread the fine line of wine sins (now and then), but have you … Continue reading Are you a wine sinner?
Just like fashion, fads in food come and go. A few years ago, there was a rumour that cabbage soup was trending (that would have been like the 90s for fashion). Depending on where you live, the list varies. Each region has got its own quirky ideas and favourites. And after analysing quite a few of these lists, we’ve put together our own list – one that we would love to follow!
Christmas excuse enough to have more wine. All those parties at home with family call for more bottles to be uncorked every night. But December 2015 was extra special for us. The state of Kerala, known the world over for its pristine beauty, saw a sudden surge in the sale of wines. Traditionally, Kerala was … Continue reading Wine wins in Kerala!
How well do you know your wines? Do you consider yourself a wine snob of sorts? Get ready then! We are going to put your love for wines to test. #RiddleMeWine will test your knowledge about both Big Banyan wines and wine making in general. Big Banyan wines are made from the plumpest, just-ripe grapes. … Continue reading #RiddleMeWine
Wine and food pairing is a subject discussed with great reverence in the world of gourmet dining. Modern gastronomy has written tomes and waxed eloquent on the subtle art of pairing. Any restaurant worth its salt has a sommelier to assist diners in picking the right wine with their food.
The day of love is just around the corner and we understand the expectations and anxiety it brings. Feeling the butterflies already? Everyone seems to be busy planning date nights or picking the right dress. Let’s not forget that it’s just not about the day but about the week too! Yes, celebrating the run up … Continue reading The Countdown To V-Day!
‘Tis the season of merry making and giving! And picking the right gifts for your loved ones can be quite a nerve-wracking experience. Hours of planning, plotting and picking gifts can still leave you with a few loose ends. Wine makes for a safe backup option. Or a last minute gift. But how do you … Continue reading Which wine to gift for Christmas?
Goa. The name conjures images of sunny beaches, mega parties, old world charm and divine food! December is one of the best months to visit Goa, and with all the Christmas and New Year parties the place just comes alive. But there’s more to Goa than partying. Here’s our list of 10 things to do … Continue reading Things to do in Goa in December
The holidays are over. Or, are they? There are many who’d prefer a quieter Goa, once the embers of the New Year bashes have died down. And the land returns to its laidback, lazy best. This one’s for such travelers. Here’s a bunch of things to do in Goa this January.
It’s that time of the year when you take your guilt and chuck it in a dark, lonely bottomless pit (may it rot there!). Cheat days are the vogue of the season, especially when you are surrounded by ghee-laden sweets, deep fried delicacies and the crunchy nutty tidbits.