I am a WSET certified wine geek who loves learning, talking and writing about wine. A Post Graduate in History from Delhi University, I also studied Italian at Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy.
I love travelling, exploring different wine regions and trying out new cuisines. My blog High on Wines is about my food and wine trails in India and across the world. I spoke on the "Potential for Wine Tourism in India" at the International Wine Tourism Conference IWINETC 2015 held at Reims, La Champagne, France and also participated in IWINETC 2016 Barcelona Spain. I attended Vinexpo 2015 and 2017 in Bordeaux and the 50th Anniversary of Vinitaly 2016 held in Verona, Italy. I get invited to wine launches, tastings and events related to wine and wine tourism both in India and overseas as I enjoy writing about them. I am a regular contributor to The Luxury Collection Magazine and Sommelier India Wine Magazine.
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org & you can follow me on Twitter and Instagram @highonwines.com
The first time I tasted Codorníu Brut Clasico Cava was at the Codorníu cellars in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia in Penedès, Catalonia, in April 2016. This traditional cava, Catalan’s answer to champagne, made from indigenous Penèdes grape varieties, Macabeo, Xarel.lo and… Read More ›
Imagine this! A picturesque vineyard setting in India, world-class musicians belting out vibrant multi-genre music, your favourite tipple within easy reach, your hunger satiated with affordable gourmet food and a chance to let your hair down without any worries… Read More ›
Tastin’ France : Business France organises a tasting of French Wines at the Embassy of France, New Delhi
France is one of the largest wine producers in the world. It is home to renowned winemaking regions like Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne and some of the planet’s greatest wines like Romanée-Conti, Leroy, Pétrus, Cheval Blanc come from here. There… Read More ›
Very few people understand wine quality better than Georges Haushalter. As former president of CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux) or Bordeaux Wine Council, an important wine industry body that represents winegrowers, wine merchants and brokers, of the largest… Read More ›
I met Peter Gago, chief winemaker at Penfolds since 2002, during Vinexpo 2017 in Bordeaux France. The first thing that struck me about him was his self-effacing humility. For a man who had been recently appointed as a Companion of… Read More ›