Thursday, May 07, 2009

A glass of wine with your samosa? Indian chicks tackle the grape-juice...

Ever thought that a chicken tikka could be paired with a rose, or a palak paneer (cottage cheese in spinach) with a sauvignon blanc?

Aparna Bhagwat, 26, an architect who works at a Bangalore-based design firm, absolutely thinks so. So do her girlfriends.

In a country where drinking used to be taboo for women, and socializing meant sitting around watching the men get smashed, record numbers of urban women are taking to wine drinking, making it socially acceptable and even fashionable. More...

See also:

  1. Vagina Monologues a hit in India...
  2. Sarkozy tells the French to ... stop drinking wine!!!
  3. Times are getting tough, so, how about some cheap wine?
  4. Does red wine slow down the ageing process?

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