OIV President Prof. Dr. Monika Christmann presented author and publisher Peter Csizmadia-Honigh with the OIV Award 2016 in the "Vins et Territoires" category in Paris on 17th October.
In her address, Prof. Christmann highlighted that "[the] book is simultaneously comprehensive, stimulating and rare in its choice of subject: Indian vineyards [...]." The OIV president added that "...the author [...] automatically establishes himself as the reference person for Indian wines."
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Prof. Dr. Monika Christmann and Peter Csizmadia-HonighPhoto: OIV Intergovernmental Organisation.
"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. Read her article here.
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."