Top 5 Destinations for Wine Lovers in India
The finer things in life include a hammock on a Goa beach, a Chardonnay in a Riedel glass and an Ayn Rand classic. Some prefer a bon-vivant experience of dining inside a wine house. Medium-rare meat and Montoya Cabernet is the best combination for red wine lovers. However, adventurous wine connoisseurs prefer a variety in wine, in addition to the regional topographic beauties to satiate their thirst. Here are the top five destinations for wine lovers in India who want that variety.
Chateau Indage Estate Wineyards
The green-yellow backdrop of Narayangaon, Maharashtra, complements Chateau Indage Estate’s granite building. Sparkling wine, red wine, and white wine are the specialty here. Chateau Indage Estate has a commendable reputation when it comes to wine-making. Around 32 varieties, including Pinot Noir, Ugni Blanc, Merlot, and Shiraz can be tasted here. The estate is open for wine tasting on the weekends.
Grover vineyards is situated in Nandi Hills where the sky stretches for miles over the scenic valleys of Karnataka. Grapes for Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, and Shiraz are cultivated in this vineyard. The wine will show you the process of wine distillation, followed by a 90-minute tasting session.
So another Chateau in the list! Chateau d’Ori in Dindori, Madhya Pradesh has three artificial lakes in its 200-yard campus. Watersports lovers will have a gala here. To kill all that stress, Chateau d’Ori also has a Jacuzzi. Coming to wine, Chateau d’Ori produces Syrah, Chenin Blanc and a variety of white and red wine. The vineyards are fertilizer and pesticide-free with winemakers employing eco-friendly practices.
It’s the most stunning vineyard in this roster located in Akluj, Maharashtra. You can compare the panoramic views with those of its European counterparts. Fratelli Wines produce 13 types of different wines such as Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsalan, Petit Verdot, Gewürztraminer, Syrah, Muller Thurgau, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. Quite a vineyard!
Another entry from Maharashtra features the wine-friendly environment of the state. Sula Vineyards in Nashik is also a haven for audiophiles and party-goers. Sulafest is the most happening wine festival that invites DJs, musicians, and rock bands to spice up your wine tour. The vineyard also has an Italian restaurant to give you the ultimate Mediterranean feel.
These were some amazing destinations for wine lovers. Want us to include another vineyard in the list? Let us know!
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