Editors' note: To close 2011, Palate Press: The online wine magazine will be featuring some of our top stories from the past year. Our final piece comes from one of our newest contributos, Prateek Arora, who brought us details from India's seemingly obscure, but fast growing, world of wine business.
There are always certain stereotypical visuals that cross one’s mind upon the mention of a country’s name. Mention France and you see a guy (of course with a French beard), holding a baguette, staring blankly at the Eiffel Tower as-read more-
"There is an alcoholic haze at the center of our galaxy." No, that sentence isn’t an example of fuzzy-headed navel-gazing after a night of over-imbibing. It is an excerpt from Dr. Patrick E. McGovern’s 2009 book “Uncorking the Past: The-read more-
Open a refrigerator in the back of many wineries and you may find some leftover pizza, cheese and fruit for tomorrow evening’s mixer, and a few rectangular foil packages that look suspiciously like the bread-baking yeast you used for pizza-read more-
Can social media affect human behavior? This was a question posed to me at the Social Media Cafe in Barcelona by Steve Lawson. Steve promotes Amplified, which is a project, co-funded by NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, Technology and-read more-