We had just returned from our vineyard in Somló, Hungary and the next day I happened to celebrate my birthday, but both fridge and pantry were impossibly empty to improvise any sort of a meal. So, the opportunity presented itself for us to use the member’s gift vouchers for a birthday lunch in the Lido […]
The heat of the summer subsided in both India and Europe long ago. We have changed the clock from day light saving time to Greenwich Mean Time in England, signalling the start of the period in the year when days get shorter and colder, so it is comforting to enjoy the warmth of the fire […]
In the second part of the podcast interview by Lawrence Francis I talk about the making of The Wines of India, a Concise Guide. Many find it curious I chose to write a book on Indian wines: some would have never thought there is such a thing as Indian wine; others wonder what a white […]
I was delighted to oblige Lawrence Francis of Interpreting Wines for an interview, which has been published in a two-part podcast earlier this autumn. With his permission, I can share the recording here (see at the end of this post). In the first part we discuss the Institute of Masters of Wine at length, where […]
“One of the best-attended tastings I went to recently in London” was the launch of The Wines of India, a Concise Guide according to Financial Times wine columnist Jancis Robinson MW OBE, who provides Purple Pagers with a detailed overview of where India is today, based on Peter Csizmadia-Honigh’s presentation and book: the first guide to Indian wines. […]
You did not know that you could enjoy Indian wines with your take-away curry? Fiona Beckett shares her impressions about Indian wines presented at the London launch of The Wines of India, a Concise Guide and her surprise that Indian reds impress more than whites. Read the full article here.
Christine Austin, the wine correspondent of the Yorkshire Post passes the following judgement on The Wines of India, a Concise Guide: “Written in an enthusiastic, confident, easy-to-ready style, it is a great introduction to the wines of a country that is only just starting to dip its toe into the wine industry. Highly recommended.”
Bangalore-based journalist and wine writer Ruma Singh publishes Peter’s epic journey of writing and publishing The Wines of India, a Concise Guide. Read what Peter & Ruma discussed about the current state of the Indian wine market and the regulatory environment. The blog post is available in full here.