Sula Vineyards, Nashik, Maharashtra
The leader of this revolution in wine tourism across the nation is Sula Vineyards. India’s biggest wine producer is also the host and host of one the most prestigious music and wine festivals, which is that is held in the winery. Sula festival takes place during the first weekend in February each calendar year in Sula wine situated within Nashik, Maharashtra. The festival draws more than 15000 people from across the world who visit the winery to listen to live performances by top bands and to also taste drinks, eat and relax in the winery. Past performers like Amit Trivedi Kailash Kher Shankar Mahadevan, Raghu Dixit, American band Jungle’s, Indian group Divine and Austria’s top-rated performer Marcus Fuereder have performed at Sulafest.
Sula Vineyards has The Source The Source is a hotel with an outdoor swimming pool, spa center, tennis court and fitness center that is one block away across from the estate winery. There is a garden as well as bars on the premises. Residents of The Source can ride their bikes around the property and take in the stunning views of the vineyard. The perfect place to relax on a weekend. Sula Vineyards has won the Best Contribution to Wine Tourism Awards by The Drinks Business Magazine and Best Contribution to Wine & Spirits Tourism Awards by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Wine Recommendations: Some the wines that have won awards from the Sula Vineyards portfolio are The Source Rose, Sula Rasa, Sula Riesling, and Sula Chenin Blanc.
Soma Vine Village, Nashik, Maharashtra
A reservoir is located on the Godavari River, the vineyards of Soma surround a gorgeous resort that is perfect to spend a weekend in the beauty of nature. There are a variety of options available at Soma are plentiful. You can pick between Regenta Resort & Villa, Soma Vineyard Resort, and Soma Serviced Apartment for a relaxing stay in the city of wine. Apart from being within easy reach of several other tourist attractions in Nashik, the city is Nashik, Soma Vine Village provides outdoor activities as well as tour guides of the winery as well as tastings that will keep you interested throughout your time. The winery also holds Grape Stomping events during the harvest season that begins at the at the end of January.
Also try to visit Grover Zampa Vineyards for an exceptional experience
York Winery, Nashik, Maharashtra
It is located in the same region in the same area Sula situated in close proximity to Sula Soma, York Winery is a must-see for anyone who loves wine. York Winery not only produces several excellent wines, but it also provides notable tours, guided tours of the cellar and tasting programs for guests. The winery also hosts an Indian restaurant serving authentic Indian food, wines and food pairings and extended lunches accompanied by the most stunning views.
The wine that is recommended by the Wine Institute: the most highly rated wines from York’s selection is Arros. Other wines highly recommended include the York H Block Chardonnay York Syrah, and York Sparkling Brut.
Vallonne Vineyards, Igatpuri, Maharashtra
Vallonne Vineyards is located in Kavnai village, Igatpuri. The boutique winery is a wine enthusiast’s heaven, and a testament to India’s ability to make outstanding wines and offers wine tourism. The winery offers warm and cozy accommodations as well as a spectacular winery tour, cellar tour and tastings, picnics in the vineyard and food and beverage services in its on-site restaurant.
Bangalore Soma, Karnataka
Just 50 kilometers away far from Bengaluru located in Karnataka, Soma provides some of the most stunning panoramas of the south Indian landscape. It is a place to host a wedding reception or a celebration or a getaway for the family, or simply a casual outing with your friends, Soma has it all. Winery tours and guided tastings, barbecue events, parties as well as a myriad of other things to do. Based on the concept of ‘wine to heal and a sense of place’ Soma Vineyards believes in sustainable practices for growing to help maintain an ecologically balanced area. The 120-acre vineyard is distinctive in many ways, from the view of the hills to stunning sunsets and moonrises.
Fratelli Vineyards, Akluj, Maharashtra
Fratelli Vineyards located in the Akluj district of Maharashtra might not have an extensive accommodation facility on the premises; however, it is a great wine experience for a smaller number of visitors. From a tour of the vineyards sprawling around the property, to ATVs that are available for a ride around the vineyards, to a picnic set up on one of the hills that overlook the vineyards, the Fratelli Vineyards is a great spot to escape from the hustle of city life. In winter, you might be able to enjoy a bonfire and barbecue in the courtyard , sometimes with an owner, the winemaker. Fratelli Vineyards also produces some top wines in the nation, boasts one of the largest collections of wines, tastings at Fratelli can sometimes last for long hours.