Everything you need to know about Italian wine

The complex subject of Italian wines can be overwhelming but Gaurav Dixit, Beverage Manager and Sommelier at The Leela Palace New Delhi, breaks down everything quite simply!

It takes a skilled wine sommelier to explain everything about Italian wine so lucidly. Gaurav Dixit, Beverage Manager and Sommelier at The Leela Palace New Delhi, handles the beverage programme for the entire hotel where Le Cirque, Leela’s Italian and French fine dining restaurant, boasts of one of the city’s best wine collections with more than 200 labels from across the world.

In this interview, he introduces us to the world of Italian wines. More than 20 regions across the country produce some really good wines, so where does one start? The golden rule is to eat locally and drink the local wine made within that region. After all, Italians love their wine and have different wines to go with every course of the meal and even select a wine depending on whether they are having it for lunch or dinner. While pizza is considered street food and usually enjoyed with beer, do you know which one to order if you decide to have wine? Watch this interview to know the answer and much more.

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