Friday, December 4, 2009

Big Thank-you to the Indian Wine Academy

I'm just back from my trip to India for an international plastic surgery conference where I was presenting a paper, but I must say that one of the highlights was the opportunity to speak about my book Age Gets Better with Wine at a dinner meeeting of the Indian Wine Academy. A very big thank-you to Subhash Arora for the invitation and the wonderful dinner at Ciro Restaurant in New Delhi this past Monday evening. There is very sophisticated group of wine lovers in India to be sure. One member, Arun Varma, who heads a marketing and travel service company, even had me convinced that wine drinking could be incorporated into Ayurvedic medicine. Why not?
So what about Indian wine? It is a young industry, and there is a lot of potential. Growing regions in the north, where the climate is more temperate, are largely undeveloped but I wouldn't be surprised to see some really good wines in the not-too-distant future.

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