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  • Tippling Point | Brandy for Beginners: How not to get your drink mixed up Oct 31, 2020 11:08 AM IST

    Tippling Point | Brandy for Beginners: How not to get your drink mixed up

    Brandy, Cognac, Armagnac! What’s the difference? Here is a guide to get your brandy right.

  • Andhra Pradesh govt bars transport of liquor from outside state sans excise duty Oct 26, 2020 07:10 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh govt bars transport of liquor from outside state sans excise duty

    Now, even for personal use, one cannot bring in liquor from outside the state.

  • Liquor Supply Spat: While Hotel lobby body says lift the ban on supply, wine traders say they should pay 50% percent dues first Oct 23, 2020 07:37 PM IST

    Liquor Supply Spat: While Hotel lobby body says lift the ban on supply, wine traders say they should pay 50% percent dues first

    HRWAI feels, the wine traders association is exploiting the monopolistic position it enjoys on supplies in Maharashtra.

  • Tippling Point | The legendary journey of Plymouth Gin from England's oldest distillery Oct 10, 2020 12:22 PM IST

    Tippling Point | The legendary journey of Plymouth Gin from England's oldest distillery

    Plymouth Gin became the only gin in the world to have a Protected Designation of Origin status. Only if it is made in the town of Plymouth can one call a gin Plymouth.

  • Kerala booze brands have the most bizarre names Oct 10, 2020 07:58 AM IST

    Kerala booze brands have the most bizarre names

    Bevco, the state-owned IMFL wholesale and retail monopoly, is among Kerala’s most profitable PSUs. Its annual list, released sometime before Onam, is prodigiously long and this year, it contains over 700 brands.

  • What will it take for the Sharmas of Arunachal Pradesh go national? Sep 20, 2020 05:17 PM IST

    What will it take for the Sharmas of Arunachal Pradesh go national?

    A family that made a modest beginning in liquor retailing in 1989 from Nagaland has seen the business grow manifold over the last five years.

  • Tippling Point | The unusual story of Hine, one of the world’s most famous cognacs Sep 12, 2020 10:45 AM IST

    Tippling Point | The unusual story of Hine, one of the world’s most famous cognacs

    The origin of Hine germinated not in France, the homeland of this unique version of brandy, but from across the Channel

  • Liquor sales decline up to 60% in May-June in states with high Corona cess: Report Aug 02, 2020 07:21 PM IST

    Liquor sales decline up to 60% in May-June in states with high Corona cess: Report

    States which imposed more than 50 percent COVID-cess on liquor after the resumption of retail trade post lockdown witnessed an average 59 percent decline.

  • 21 die after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab, CM Amarinder Singh orders magisterial probe Jul 31, 2020 04:25 PM IST

    21 die after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab, CM Amarinder Singh orders magisterial probe

    The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night, an official statement said.

  • Liquor not an essential thing, says SC; dismisses plea for counter sale in Mumbai Jul 23, 2020 06:52 PM IST

    Liquor not an essential thing, says SC; dismisses plea for counter sale in Mumbai

    Advocate Charanjeet Chanderpal, appearing for the MWMA, said a representation was made to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as directed by the high court but it has not responded as yet.

  • UK's BrewDog to open 5 bars in India, start in Mumbai Jul 09, 2020 10:34 AM IST

    UK's BrewDog to open 5 bars in India, start in Mumbai

    BrewDog, UK's leading craft brewer is expanding to India in 2020, well armed with a fresh round of funding and ambition

  • Kerala’s double standards towards alcohol sale and liquor consumption Jun 07, 2020 10:29 AM IST

    Kerala’s double standards towards alcohol sale and liquor consumption

    A predominant part of Kerala’s revenue comes from the sale of alcohol, but the State and society have an uneasy relationship with its tipplers

  • HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees' May 29, 2020 01:32 PM IST

    HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees'

    The Delhi government had earlier filed its response to the petitions, saying that trade or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right of a citizen and the State has the authority to regulate its sale and levying 70 percent 'special corona fees' on MRP of all alcohol brands is a price for grant of such privilege to public.

  • Now, Swiggy launches liquor delivery in Odisha May 26, 2020 03:40 PM IST

    Now, Swiggy launches liquor delivery in Odisha

    Goes live in Bhubaneswar, Rourkela; Zomato, too, has launched in the state capital.

  • Decks cleared for re-opening liquor shops May 25, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    Decks cleared for re-opening liquor shops

    Liquor business would resume in Puducherry and Karaikal regions from Monday as Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has approved levy of special excise duty on all categories of liquor in the regions.

  • Liquor makers urge Kerala Govt not to impose additional sales tax on IMFL May 17, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Liquor makers urge Kerala Govt not to impose additional sales tax on IMFL

    Liquor makers have urged the Kerala government to not impose additional sales taxes on the Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) which already attracts steep levies of up to 240 per cent in the state.

  • Man held for supplying liquor kept hidden under vegetable crates; 1,236 bottles seized: Police May 13, 2020 05:16 PM IST

    Man held for supplying liquor kept hidden under vegetable crates; 1,236 bottles seized: Police

    Police got a tip-off on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday that a vehicle loaded with vegetables would pass through MB Road and that illegal liquor was kept hidden in it, a senior police officer said.

  • Maharashtra: Excise department to start e-token system for liquor sale May 12, 2020 10:01 AM IST

    Maharashtra: Excise department to start e-token system for liquor sale

    The Maharashtra excise department has decided to start an online token system on a pilot basis for sale of liquor in Pune city to avoid crowding at shops.

  • Delhi govt unlikely to allow opening of private liquor shops in city May 10, 2020 08:55 PM IST

    Delhi govt unlikely to allow opening of private liquor shops in city

    Although 200 state-run liquor shops located outside COVID-19 containment zones have been permitted to open, outlets owned privately are yet to open in the city.

  • Liquor outlets in West Bengal run out of stock May 10, 2020 08:24 PM IST

    Liquor outlets in West Bengal run out of stock

    Off-shop liquor licensees in West Bengal on Sunday said most outlets that were allowed to reopen during the lockdown have downed their shutters after running out of stock.

  • Liquor makers, restaurants pitch for home delivery of booze; suggest several models May 10, 2020 06:47 PM IST

    Liquor makers, restaurants pitch for home delivery of booze; suggest several models

    It also mooted setting up an online ordering platform for liquor, to be owned by the state excise departments.

  • Restaurants, hotels ask state govts to allow them to sell liquor stock May 10, 2020 11:17 AM IST

    Restaurants, hotels ask state govts to allow them to sell liquor stock

    "We are truly living in unprecedented times where on one hand we are sitting with expensive liquor inventory and on the other hand, we are cash starved," National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) President Anurag Katriar said.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: Here's how you can apply for an e-token to buy liquor in Delhi May 09, 2020 04:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown: Here's how you can apply for an e-token to buy liquor in Delhi

    The new e-token system allows only 50 people to take the token per hour

  • Delhi govt issues 4.75 lakh e-tokens to buy liquor May 09, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Delhi govt issues 4.75 lakh e-tokens to buy liquor

    The e-token is sent on mobile phones of registered people. The new system was introduced on Thursday in the wake of long queues outside liquor vends and people not following social distancing norms there.

  • Not in favour of reopening liquor shops in Mumbai before May 17: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope May 08, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Not in favour of reopening liquor shops in Mumbai before May 17: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

    However, he said the government may look at allowing home delivery of liquor only if social distancing norms are followed at every stage.

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