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.
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.
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.
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.
Cheap thrills, guilty pleasure or just blind superstition – call it what you may, but who isn’t curious about knowing what the stars have got to say? We’ve all pored over Linda Goodman’s notes. We check out horoscope sections, and can’t help drawing parallels to our life and love. And when Nasa declared that the … Continue reading What wine is your Zodiac asking you to drink?
So long as you’re alone at home you can chug your wine straight from the bottle or even a plastic cup (shudder!). But when you’re in civilized company (and not in your jammies), drinking wine calls for basic etiquette.
With Friendship Day just around the corner, we got thinking. What if we could find a wine for each kind of friend? And voila, we did it!
Yes, we’ve got a quiz to solve this dilemma for you! Based on your love (or not) for rains, we’ve got a wine suggestion for you. Our scientists at Big Banyan have observed the inner workings of the human mind and the barometrical pressures of atmosphere, and come up with this quiz. Oh, who are … Continue reading What should you drink on a rainy day?
Many believe that a wine’s essential character stems from the land where the grapes are grown. The soil, the climate, the very environs which surround the grape as it ripens to its lushest, plumpest best, go to contribute to the flavour of the wine.
Vanilla ice cream and hot chocolate fudge. Masala chai and biscuits. Coffee and cake. Cheesecake and cheesecake. Some combinations are so classic! You instantly, instinctively know what to pair them with. But wine seems to be something of a mystery. To demystify this seemingly complex process, we’ve drawn up 4 basic wine and food pairing rules.
At Big Banyan, we believe in ‘the moment’. The moment the grape is just ripe, the moment it is plucked, the moment the divine lusciousness is squeezed out and the moment it magically transforms into…