Chateau Haut-Brion

How to sell old wine in new bottles Indians like irreverent mavericks. We don’t know what to do with the too-polished ones Shoba Narayan Prince Robert was in Bangalore to showcase Château Haut-Brion. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint. Prince Robert of Luxembourg was in town the other day to suss out the Indian market and showcase the wines…

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Living in Paris

To French wine, cheese, bread, but sadly, for a vegetarian– not French food.  Thank you, dear Elisabeth– our lunches together give me a taste of France right here in Bangalore. How the French do it Provenance, Indian style, is soon becoming a thing of the past Shoba Narayan      First Published: Thu, Dec 06 2012. 08…

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Chateau Margaux and Alain Passard

When your food sings to you So I have a message for Paul Pontallier: Come again to India with your subtle, amazing wines; but next time, dignify our palates by choosing a local chef for the meal The Good Life | Shoba Narayan As we are introduced, Paul Pontallier, the legendary winemaker of Château Margaux,…

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