BEIJING, Nov 12: A $300 bottle of wine sold in the United States and Europe is made in the unlikeliest of places: at the foot of the Himalayas in China, where farmers sing traditional songs while picking grapes.

Sept 18: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 18, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

From drones to machine learning, new technologies are helping winemakers improve both the quantity and quality of their wine

Old wine, old bottle

October 13, 2017 08:58 am

Last week, a grand coalition of all the leftist parties of Nepal was announced, much to the surprise of not only seasoned political watchers but even members of their own political parties.

SANTA ROSA, Oct 10: Wildfires fanned by strong winds swept through northern California’s wine country on Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and forcing some 20,000 people to flee.

Wine 101

June 16, 2017 14:43 pm

Know your wine(s) and understand how to drink this light alcoholic beverage.

On ‘wine feminists’

April 1, 2017 09:43 am

There is a term often used in army circles and strategic studies: “Whisky Generals”. A term used to define high-ranking army commanders who sit in their offices and clubs sipping whisky and smoking cigars, completely detached and unaware of the situation on the ground. In the context of women’s rights movement, especially in Nepal, there has been a steady rise of a group of women who can best be termed “Wine Feminists”.

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared his footballing prowess to a fine red wine that improves with age, with the Swede also claiming he can continue to play for another 15 years.

Wine dinner with Sommelier Josep Plana

December 1, 2016 22:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Torres, a premium wine from Spain, will be in the spotlight at a one night only wine dinner at Hyatt Regency on Saturday.

Book and wine pairings

August 26, 2016 01:05 am

Book and wine pairings

Old wine in a new bottle

August 24, 2016 00:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 24: The government has declared various new municipalities in Bhaktapur district but, in true sense, they are no different than village development committees. Locals complained that the municipalities are just 'old wine in a new bottle' as they are still struggling to receive basic facilities meant for municipalities.

Red Wine

July 16, 2016 10:59 am

A story of a government minister who falls prey to the kindness of bureaucrats and inexorably ends up in the toilet..