The first clearly recorded instance of a balloon carrying passengers used hot air to generate buoyancy and was built by the brothers Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier in Annonay, France. After experimenting with unmanned balloons and flights with animals, the first tethered balloon flight with humans on board took place on October 15, 1783.
The bright, zesty notes of Karnataka’s white wines pair well with delicate flavours one usually finds in seafood and mild cheeses. Closer home, explore which of your favourite whites work your favourite korma or makhani preparation. Start with pairing them with mild dishes with a creamy or herbaceous base made of malai or leafy greens and see where the wine takes you.