#NICEStories: MAH Spirits – A French Tribute to Mahua
France has Cognac. Japan has Sake. Korea has Soju. Scotland has the infamous Scotch. The list can go on but not longer than the one our country possesses. From the Goan Feni, Kerala Toddy, Rajasthan’s royal Kesar Kasturi to the Rice & Wine Beers of Northeastern India and Central India’s beloved Mahua, Indian country liquors are diversely unique. Follow our conversation with Mr. Rahul Srivastava to know how the team behind MAH Spirits is collaborating to revive traditional Indian country liquors with Mahua as its forerunner.
Vision for Mahua and Tribal India – Inclusive and Global
Since the launch of DesmondJi Mahua spirit and liqueur in June of 2018, there has been a huge national and international interest in the remarkable “national treasure of India, hidden in plain sight” story of Mahua, the numerous facets of which are steeped in centuries of cultural traditions of millions of adivasis, the denizens of the forests at the heart of the Indian subcontinent. Read here an inclusive and sustainable vision for Mahua and tribal India from Desmond Nazareth and Conrad Braganza.