Wine Tours in India
Apr 29, 2021 6:59:01 AM
"Wine is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living" rightly said by Robert Mondavi.
When it comes to Winery’s, Sula Vineyard is the probably first name comes in the mind. But do you all know that there are so many other places to explore the vineyards & enjoy the Wine Getaway.
The city of Nashik is called as the Wine Capital of India and the large portion of the region is ideal for viticulture. However Pune, Baramati, Solapur, Bangalore, Dindori are some of the largest wine producing places apart from Nashik.
Wine market existed throughout most of India’s history. During the last decade, there have been several gradual innovations, making it very dynamic and interesting for the overseas wine lovers to visit some of the wineries and feel the vibrancy. The concept of wine tours and wine tasting is relatively new in India, however, this is gaining massive popularity. Many Vineyards offers an experience of staying the Vineyards along with Wine Tours, Wine tasting sessions, grape stomping and so on. These Vineyards comes with lush accommodations and offers lip-smacking food which makes it a perfect weekend outing.
Let’s check out the best of prime Vineyards for your next weekend retreat.
Sula Vineyards, Nashik
Sula Vineyards & Winery located in Nashik & can be reached from Mumbai within 4 hours. Sula has admirably developed into a world-class winery. Tours and tastings are frequently conducted every hour from 11.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. daily. Sula also offers stay at Beyond Sula & Source at Sula along with dining at Little Italy at Sula & Rasa at Sula. Sula Fest organised every year in the month of February with appetising cuisine, delectable wine and a lot to shop for.
Soma Vine Village, Nashik
Soma Vine Village is one of the few vineyards located within a couple of minutes from Sula. It oversees the serene backwaters of Gangapur Dam build over Godavari River and is surrounded by Sahyadri mountain range. Soma offers two resorts in the vineyard named Soma Vineyard Resort and Regenta Resort & Villa. Also experience their Wine tasting tours which start from INR 350, where they take you through the processes of making White, Red, Rose as well as sparkling wines. You can also go for grape stomping with feet at a charge of INR 2000. Soma Vine Village remains quite & tranquil. Ideal for those who want to soak in some natural beauty away from the hustle-bustle in luxurious accommodation. This is perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai.
The Four Seasons Winery, Baramati
The Four Seasons Winery is a resort cum vineyard and is your own little heaven. Wine lovers will have enough of the wine trails, tasting room and the merchandise store. The chateau has 10 rooms and 4 suites, each named after famous wine regions from around the world, spa, a party hall, and a swimming pool. Apart from Vineyard Tour, there are other comforting activities that guests can enjoy at the chateau like a stroll in the vineyards, indulging in grape stomping or watching the sunset and sunrise.
Chateau d’Ori – Dindori, Nashik
Chateau D’Ori is considered among premium wine brands, you can taste the best of it in the intimate tasting room in the property. Located in Dindori near Nashik is a dome shaped winery. Chateau D’Ori is deliberated among premium wine brands. There is wine tasting room in the property.
Fratelli Vineyards, Akluj, Solapur
Fratelli as in “Brothers” in Italian is a remote vineyard, one of India's biggest wine makers and produces some outstanding reserve wines. Located in Akluj near Solapur, makes around 6 hours’ drive from Mumbai & around 3 hours’ drive from Pune.
Fratelli offers overnight package with modern accommodation and meals plus a Welcome Drink of sparkling wine. On the other hand a full day package includes a guided tour, lunch, and use of recreational. Fratelli produces the Sette which is rated among the best red wine in India.
Grover Zampa Vineyards, Bangalore
Located near Bangalore, Grover Vineyards is one of India’s oldest winemakers. The vineyard spans over an area of 410 acres, making the wine tour of around 3.5 hours. It's also possible to visit the winery's barrel room & the tour also includes lunch. There is also shorter wine trail called the Maharashtra vineyard by Grover. The Vineyard is located on Devanahalli Road, Doddaballapura, in the Nandi Hills north of Bangalore.
It is said that wine is a drink that is tasted later but first caressed with all the senses. So, if you are a fan of wine & want to enjoy a Wine Weekend Getaway do think of above places.
I am, Sayali and love writing blogs on travel destinations. Here am sharing some details about my travel experience and little bit about Wine Tourism in India. We at Trinity World Holidays, offers you best tour packages in India and around the world. You can call us on 1800266 5588 or visit our website www.trinityairtravel.com