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Ep. 31: Special Announcement

7/30/2017
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Host Rojita Tiwari makes a special announcement! Tune in!

Duration:00:01:16

Ep. 30: Travel Planning

7/16/2017
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Travelling is fun specially when it's planned properly. At least to an extent. There are different kinds of travellers with different kinds of needs. In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Hosts Rojita & Sameera chat with Sudeepta Sanyal, Co-Founder of The Blueberry Trails, a company which specialises in customised travels. She also shares some fun facts and bizarre requests from people. This is one episode that would certainly help you address the wanderlust. Hit play and...

Duration:00:24:20

Ep. 29: Cocktails Decoded

7/2/2017
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Are you a bartender or someone aspiring to become one or just someone who loves to mix his/her own drink and also prefers the cocktails to be made in a certain way? If yes, then this is the episode for you. For the first time ever, hosts Rojita & Sameera chat with two world renowned mixologists and drinks experts, Tim Etherington Judge, Diageo Global Reserve Ambassador and Dimitri Lezinska also known as Dimi, mostly known for his famous Discovery channel series called 'Cocktail Kings'. In...

Duration:00:50:44

Ep. 28: The Making of Reveilo Wines

6/18/2017
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In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast, hosts Rojita & Sameera chat with the team behind Reveilo Wines, one of the premium wine producers in India. The owners Kiran & Yatin Patil are joined by their Italian wine maker Andrea Valentinuzzi for the first time in a conversation with any media platform. They share their stories, starting the company Vintage wines, why did they decide to produce only single varietal wines and also to be the ones to introduce Italian varietals in...

Duration:00:38:20

Ep. 27: Negroni Week & CMB 2017

6/4/2017
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It's time to celebrate Negroni Week with one of our favourite drinks Campari. The international cocktail event which is celebrated in bars and restaurants across the globe has been a big hit in India too. As the official podcast partner of the event, we are not only talking about Negroni as a cocktail and the noble cause behind it, we are also actively participating in the preview event. In this episode, hosts Rojita and Sameera chat with Rajesh Israni, GM Marketing, Aspri Spirits, the...

Duration:00:36:48

Ep. 26: Austrian Wines & World Whisky Day

5/21/2017
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In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast hosts Rojita and Sameera talk about the wine regions in Austria. The Austrian Wine Marketing Board which organises a wine summit every alternative year for international journalists also decided to host the European sommelier championship this year. We have a chat with Willi Klinger, MD, Austrian Wine Marketing Board talking about wines of Austria, different grape varieties, and the region. Later the hosts discuss World Whisky Day and...

Duration:00:31:43

(Rebroadcast) EP 14 : Bizarre and Weird Drinks From around the World

5/7/2017
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Wine made with Saliva, Baby mice, Snake or a drink made by mixing beer with milk. They may sound bizarre to you but our world is full of surprises. In this episode of the Drinks & Destinations Podcast hosts, Rojita & Sameera bring to you some of the weirdest drinks which you may or may not have heard of. Hit play and tune into the episode now to know more about these drinks. If we have missed out on some, do write to us and let us know at drinksanddestinations@gmail.com. The...

Duration:00:25:20

Ep. 25: Natural Cork vs. Other Closures

4/23/2017
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In this episode of the drinks and destinations podcast hosts Rojita and Sameera talk about the caps and closures industry. Different options such as natural cork, screw caps, synthetic corks, glass closures etc. and the kind of impact they have on a bottle of wine. Rojita speaks to Carlos de Jesus, Marketing Director of the leading global natural cork producing company Amorim, Portugal in the D & D chat segment. And in the Wine 101 segment, the hosts share tips on how to identify wine...

Duration:00:36:04

Ep. 24: The Perfect Glassware

4/9/2017
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How often do you find yourself in search of the right glassware to serve your favourite drink? Should you serve wine in a regular glass or a crystal? What is the Aerlumer technology? In this episode of the Drinks & Destinations Podcast, you will find all the answers. Hosts Rojita and Sameera talk about the new Desire Collection of crystals from Lucaris and also share tips on how to take care of your expensive glassware. In the D & D Chat segment, Rojita talks to Robin Coupar, the Global...

Duration:00:39:49

Ep. 23: Studying Wines & Spirits

3/26/2017
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In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast hosts Rojita & Sameera talk about the wine and spirits courses available in India, why is it important to learn about drinks. In the D & D chat section they talk to the co-founder of the wine and spirits education/ training portal Tulleho.com, Vikram Achanta about WSET programme, his favourite Drinks destinations and what's happening in the mixology scene in India. Tune into to the episode to learn more. Also, you can write to us at...

Duration:00:24:30

Ep. 22: The Fine Wine Affair, Chandon Party Starter Anthem & De Bortoli wines in India

3/12/2017
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It was an exciting fortnight for the Drinks & Destinations Team as a number of events took place around the country. Starting from Bangalore where the second edition of the event The Fine Wine Affair took place at The Oberoi Hotel and Madhulika Bhattacharya talks to us about it. The sparkling wine company Chandon, Moet Hennessey India launched "The Party Starter Anthem" in collaboration with Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor and singer Anushka Manchanda. We bring to you a chat with the new...

Duration:00:27:20

Ep. 21: Indian craft beer fest, Anteprime di Toscana and a whisky by Guinness

3/2/2017
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This episode presents a round-up of events, happenings and major announcements in the month of February. India's only craft beer fest 'Tapped' had it's second edition celebrated in Mumbai. And, host Rojita also celebrated her 5th visit to Italy's most iconic wine event Anteprime di Toscana which takes place in Tuscany every year. She shares her chats with the heads of the Tuscan wine consortiums in the D & D chat section in this episode. Rojita & Sameera also talk about the big...

Duration:00:36:29

Ep. 20:Why You Need To Travel To Portugal This Year

2/23/2017
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Portugal is one of the oldest geographically demarcated countries and the 5th most peaceful country in the world. It has given us the word 'TEA' and wines like 'PORT' and 'VINHO VERDE'. Portugal is also the sunshine country of Europe with endless places to explore. The food and drinks, the nightlife, the special day celebrating port wines #PortWineDay and the stunning terraced vineyards in Douro valley if all that is not enough do tune into this episode of the Drinks & Destinations Podcast...

Duration:00:31:34

Ep. 19: Learning Wine Etiquette with Suneeta Sodhi Kanga

2/16/2017
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Everyone has at least once gone through that awkward moment in life where it felt like a daunting task to dress up for a very formal event or to order a glass of wine from an extensive wine list of a fine dining place or the right ways to greet people. In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast Hosts Rojita & Sameera chat with Corporate Etiquette and grooming specialist Suneeta Sodhi Kanga about all the intricate nuances of presenting yourself as a gentleman/woman at a wine...

Duration:00:34:27

Ep. 18: Experience of Buying Liquor in India

2/9/2017
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The experience of buying liquor in India is the most distinctive one especially for women. While in most parts of the country alcohol is still considered a taboo, the big cities and metros have seen a huge change in the retail format. One of the leading liquor retailers in Mumbai, Juben Wines was the pioneer in changing the look and feel of the stores. In this episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast, Satyam Savla, Co-Owner of Juben Wines chats with hosts Rojita & Sameera about how...

Duration:00:34:48

Ep. 17:Upcoming Food & Drinks Trends and Destination South East Asia with Antoine and Prashasti

2/2/2017
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This episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast is about the latest food trends in India, the favourite destinations for food and drinks and a very special insight into the travel scene in South East Asia. If you have plans of visiting Vietnam or Cambodia in the coming days, this episode has tips from food writer Prashasti Pandey sharing her personal experience of all the best places to visit for food and drinks there. The renowned Food writer and Radio Presenter Antoine Lewis chats with...

Duration:00:51:48

Ep. 16: Know All About SULAFEST'17 With Cecilia Oldne

1/26/2017
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In this special episode of the drinks and destinations podcast hosts Rojita and Sameera chat with Cecilia Oldne, VP Marketing and Global brand ambassador for Sula Vineyards. Joining us for the second time in the studio, she is going to talk about the preparations for 10th yr anniversary celebrations of SulaFest, the mega wine and music festival in the country. From artists line-up to major associations to the happening bars and fashion trends at the fest, we have all that and more in store...

Duration:00:30:41

Ep. 15: Spirits Talk With Arthur and Bernhard

1/19/2017
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This episode of The Drinks & Destinations Podcast is a very interesting one as hosts Rojita & Sameera chat with two international spirits experts Arthur Nägele and Bernhard Schäfer in the studio about different kinds of spirits, how to judge spirits in a blind tasting competition, how are the spirits such as Gin and Absinthe produced etc. They also demystify the stories around Absinthe as a drink causing hallucinations and the legend that spread this misconception. Hit play and listen to the...

Duration:00:41:33

Ep. 14: Bizarre and Weird Drinks From around the World

1/12/2017
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Wine made with Saliva, Baby mice, Snake or a drink made by mixing beer with milk. They may sound bizarre to you but our world is full of surprises. In this episode of the Drinks & Destinations Podcast hosts, Rojita & Sameera bring to you some of the weirdest drinks which you may or may not have heard of. Hit play and tune into the episode now to know more about these drinks. If we have missed out on some, do write to us and let us know at drinksanddestinations@gmail.com. The...

Duration:00:25:45

Ep. 13: Drinks Events in 2017

1/6/2017
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This episode of The drinks and destinations podcast is about some major consumer and trade drinks events taking place across the globe which can help you plan a trip to these destinations all round the year. Hosts Rojita and Sameera share details of some fun events. So it's time to update that list of places to visit in 2017. Hit play and listen to the episode. For queries and suggestions write to us at drinksanddestinations@gmail.com.

Duration:00:25:16