Gujrat is one of the dry states declared by the government and is the only Indian state with a death penalty for makers and sellers of home-made liquor where fatalities are caused, but the truth is prohibition has done nothing more than drive liquor underground. Travelers need booze to pump them up during the days of the long and tiring ...

  One could never forget the petrifying incident 2019 Hyderabad gang rape case. Since then the government has promised to make some amendments in the Indian judiciary system in order to make the laws stringent. You would have heard of many cases related to drink and drive cases on national highways every now and then. According to Ministry of Road ...

Last December got Delhi serious drunk and brought in some good luck for the liquor industry as the Delhiites consumed alcohol worth 1,000 crores, suggested reports. The alcohol industry was experiencing drought during this financial year, but December proved out to be a boom as the festive season was round the clock and the Delhiites didn’t miss out on this ...

Wine lovers may find a hard time this year as wine production may fall up to 20% in 2020 itself.  This is because of irregular rainfall in last year which resulted in low production of grapes which is the main source of wine. Wine sales have been on the back page for the big players while the rest of the ...

In the upcoming budget, the government may impose restrictions on the number of bottles an individual is allowed to carry. The Commerce Ministry of India has made a proposal to the Finance Ministry of India recommending that only one bottle of liquor should be allowed to be purchased at duty free(tax free)shops in airports by an idividual, while cigarette cartons ...

1. Magic Moments  Magic Moments vodka is an Indian vodka brand produced by Radico Khaitan group, launched back in 2006. This brand is triple distilled using the finest Indian grains and is gluten-free. It has six different flavors, termed as ‘Remix’ that include, Orange, Green Apple, Lemon, Lemongrass, Chocolate, and Raspberry. It claims to be “smooth as silk,” while drinking. The alcohol content ...

BrewDog, the world’s largest craft brewer, is entering the Indian market with plans to open 35 pubs and launch nearly a dozen bottled beer brands over the next four years. The Scottish brewer sees a clear opportunity in the mostly warm and tropical country with increasing affluence of craft beer. BrewDog is a multinational brewery and pub chain based in Ellon, ...

Have you got tired of drinking the regular whiskey, beer or vodka? Here’s some good news for you, China’s national drink, Baijiu has entered India. VBev, a dynamic company introduced baijiu— world’s largest-selling clear-as-water spirit —in association with premium Chinese Baijiu brand Jiangxiaobai (JXB) recently. Despite variants of the flavor of the spirit, Vbev has launched only one i.e. JXB ...

Wine makers from Australia, Europe and the United States are interested in entering the Indian market through tie-ups with a handful of experienced wine importers. Despite the unfavorable domestic tax structure, India’s wine imports have been growing at 12-13%. Imported wines account for about 35% of the country’s total wine consumption in terms of value but only about 12% in ...

Mizoram, Bihar, Gujrat, Nagaland and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep are the states that have imposed a ban on alcohol consumption. Now here’s a list of dry states in India: 1. Mizoram: After the implementation of the Mizoram Liquor Total Prohibition Act, 1995, alcohol sale and consumption was banned from 20 February 1997. It was later amended to allow the consumption of wine ...