Why does India prefer beer to wine?

Asks if the much vaunted view that wine is not the best drink to pair with spicy Indian food true

Has beer overtaken wine as young India’s drink of choice? To continue the question, what can the wine industry do about it? But first, some figures. Bangalore has about 85 brewpubs. It doesn’t
have a single wine bar. Go into The Bier Library on a Friday evening and you’ll have to wait in line for a seat. Why is this so?

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