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Anand Virmani is the co-founder of Nao Spirits & Beverages. He graduated from Babson College, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Marketing and worked at the likes of Deloitte Consulting before he set up and started managing India's first Craft Gin company.
In this podcast,
▸ Vinamre and Anand talked about why wines are so expensive
▸ How Anand grew his brand in a fairly nascent market of India
▸ What are some drinks to get you started with gin and where you can find them in India
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(1:04) Running a business as an 18 year old in the USA
(4:10) Indian schools teach you zero life skills
(7:32) This class in Anand's college made him enter the business of alcohol
(13:01) Getting a job in the wine industry is not easy
(16:32) An outsider's view on the production of wine
(19:18) How Anand handled the ridicule when he entered the business of gin and wine
(22:06) This is why India cannot produce good wines
(26:33) Have you tried this wine and coffee bar in Khan market?
(36:54) The reason behind the spike in the popularity of gin
(47:01) Launching India's own gin
(52:08) How to grow your alcohol brand in India
(57:04) The strategy behind making your brand known in bars
(1:02:59) Is gin a profitable business in India?
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