Over the last decade, change in lifestyle, taste, and rapid urbanization have boomed the wine industry in India. The wine has become a constant companion for most of the occasions increasing the number of vineyards across the country which produce some of the best wines.
Nasik is one of the major wine regions and known as wine capital of India. Some of the most popular Vineyards in India are Sula Vineyards, Fratelli, Four Seasons Vineyard, Grover Vineyards, Chateau D’Ori and York Winery.
These Vineyards not only produce the best wines but have become home to some of the most beautiful destinations for wine tourism with their spectacular estates set amid the verdant landscapes and rolling hills. Here’s a selection of the country’s best vineyards and wineries a wine lover must visit.
1. Sula Vineyards
Situated in the wine capital Nashik, Sula Vineyards is India’s biggest and most popular vineyard. Started in 1996, this vineyard is spread over 3,000 acres and captures about 80 per cent of the wine market in India.
Sula welcomes wine lovers to take a tour of the vineyard and sample the wide selection of premium wines like Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Zinfandel and Merlot, along with Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Viognier.
The vineyard even has two luxury resorts named Beyond and The Source to offer accommodation to the guests. One can access the gym, spa, restaurant, games room, and an infinity pool which is a part of the resorts.
Sula Vineyards hosts the biggest wine tour in the country—‘Sula Fest’, with an array of fun activities and events in February every year.