Tag Archives: Mumbai

• Toxic moonshine kills 102 in Mumbai slum

Toxic moonshine kills 102 in Mumbai slum

Toxic moonshine has killed 102 people and seriously sickened scores of others of drinkers from a Mumbai slum, Indian police say. Forty-six others have been hospitalized, with many in a critical condition, after consuming the illegal homebrew, Mumbai police spokesman Dhananjay Kulkarni told CNN. Authorities said four men and two women had been booked over […]

• Bernard Madoff’s wine and liquor sells for twice its worth. Why?

Bernard Madoff’s wine and liquor sells for twice its worth. Why?

So Bernard Madoff’s wine and spirits collection has been sold raising more than $40,000 US according to a story in the Guardian. That’s good news for the victims, although that amount of money is chump change compared to the total damage done. What surprises me though is that the price fetched for some of the […]

• How to beat a whisky hangover before, during & after

How to beat a whisky hangover before, during & after

Dewar’s Stephen Marshall instructs whisky-obsessed Indians on how his people, the Scots, have handled hangovers down the ages. Any whisky drinker will know that this golden, syrupy drink, with a backbone of 40-50 percent alcohol content, can inflict head-busting, red-eyed hangovers. And Indians drink more whisky than any of their earthly neighbours — 131 million cases […]

• Going to Mumbai in November? Don't miss the 2nd Mumbai Wine Tasting Festival

Going to Mumbai in November? Don't miss the 2nd Mumbai Wine Tasting Festival

The second Mumbai Wine Tasting Festival being held on November 12-14 on the Pier of The Presidency Radio Club in South Mumbai promises to be the largest wine event in India, according to the organisers who claim to have roped in over 15 Indian wineries and 30 international wineries through their Indian distributors and have […]