Top Wine destination in India
Around the world, Wine Tourism or Enotourism is one of the popular form of tourism where wine lovers gets an opportunity to visit the vineyards and experience the divine taste of it at their tasting rooms. India is also experiencing a boom in wine tourism where wine enthusiast can visit and experience the unique opportunity. Here’s top destination offering wine tourism in India
Termed as the Napa Valley of India, Nashik is correctly the wine capital of the country. Around 4 hours from mumbai, it’s landscape and climate provides the perfect setting to grow world class wines. Its has become home of some of the famous vineyards in india. Sula wineries, York Winery, Zampa Wines are some of the famous one.
Nashik winery infrastructure is well developed for tourism. With setting like Tasting rooms, Resort in the middle of vineyard, it encourages tourist from all over India to visit and have a first hand experience of tasting india’s finest wines. This also resulted in packaged wine tours with inclusions such as transfer, stay, wine tasting experience and expert tour guide. Some of the companies providing such tours are
Nandi Hills Bangalore
Just 45 kms north of bangalore lies Nandi hills, the second most favoured wine destination after Nashik. It houses one of India’s oldest wine label Grover Vineyard and now became Grover Zampa. Wine club wineyard discovery programme takes you to a unique wine trail from bangalore to mysore through Nandi hills and Kaveri Valley to experience some of the finest wines of penninsula India. Visitors experience the whole wine producing cycle right from aging, fermentation, packaging and finally the wine tasting experience.
Akluj and Baramati
Nearly 175kms and 100 kms respectively from pune city, akluj and baramati are upcoming wine destination in the deccan plateau. Akluj houses one of the newest wineyards in India Fratelli Wines. A wineyard started by 6 brothers from India and Italy in a picturesque background of Akluj has already got internationa acclaim for its wines.
Recently Four Season wines has opened a spectacular estate with great hospitilty in baramati, and drawing its presence on the wine map of india