Mistress of Wine

Mistress of Wine, Uma Chigurupati wears many hats with equal poise & grace BY SHOBA NARAYAN ON JULY 24, 2018 Shoba Narayan paints an engaging word-portrait of Uma Chigurupati, a woman who wears many hats with equal poise and grace Clad in a chic white shirt and matching pants, Uma Chigurupati stands beside her husband, Krishna at KRSMA vineyard in…

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Scent of Jasmine in T&L US edition

South Indians take jasmine for granted but the scented Madurai Malli traverses the globe as a fragrance ingredient. Here is how and why.

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Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie

Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie I was involved in a wonderful TV show called Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie. It is an award-winning show aired on Public Televsion stations all across the US. My job was to find and coordinate the folks who would appear several episodes. This is the second season of the show.…

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Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore:

SHOBA NARAYAN KEY NOTES: SHREYAS YOGA RETREAT, INDIA 09.10.07 Step through the gates of this lush retreat and you could be anywhere. Outside is the cacophony of India, inside, all you hear is the humming of birds. The scent of wild herbs (lemongrass, basil, thyme and sage) permeates the air. The dècor follows the Zen…

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