These are the 7 Best Wine Tours in India
You don’t have to be a connoisseur to visit a vineyard. The experience of visiting vineyards is so enchanting that it will surely make you a wine lover, if you are not yet.
Walking through the grape field, visiting the factory, where the wine is made and packaged, is also a good way to relax and de-stress. Moreover, if you go with your loved ones, the experience becomes even more memorable.
Plus, all you need is a weekend or maybe a day to enjoy the experience, making the tours a perfect weekend getaway.
Discover the best
Sula Vineyards, Nashik
Sula Vineyard has 32 wineries, Beyond by Sula. This is set in the vineyards and is an awesome place to stay. The calm and tranquility it provides are incomparable. They also have private villas for people looking for private moments with loved ones. The villas have a private swimming pool and garden and overlook a river. There are different packages available for weekdays and weekends that include a comfortable stay with breakfast, visit to a winery and wine tasting. Guests can indulge in therapeutic wine spa treatments and savor delicious French cuisine with an Indian twist.
A guided tour of the vineyards and cellar unveils the mysteries of the winemaking process from grape to bottle. End your tour in our tasting room, where you can take the proper steps to see, swirl, sniff, and sip wine.
Chateau Indage Estate Vineyards, Narayangaon
If you are looking for sparkling wine, this is your paradise. Located 85 kilometers from Pune, the Chateau Indage vineyard offers 32 different varieties of wine. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Malbec, Viognier, Grenache are just a few varieties that Château is known for.
Visit this place on a weekend and take a short tour of the vineyard. You can taste Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. It also has a luxury guest house with exotic cuisine and fresh wines from the garden. There are also factory outlets.
Fours Seasons Vineyard, Pune
Located about 25 kilometers from the main town, Four Seasons Vineyard at Baramati on the Solapur Highway is a major attraction. The Great Gatsby-themed winery complex is built in a Don Quixote configuration. The rugged terrain of the vineyard gives you a Mexican feel. With 14 rooms, the resort has its own cellar and vineyard. Your morning should start with a walk in the vineyard and end at the lunch table sipping the type of wine you tasted at the winemaker.
If you’re lucky, you might meet the CEO of the company, also a renowned wine taster, Abhay Kewadkar, who often visits the vineyard on weekends. You can master the art of drinking wine. As an introductory offer, the Four Seasons vineyard is offering a one-night stay for only Rs 3500 which includes accommodation, food and drinks for one person.
Grover Vineyards, Nandi Hills
If One Tree wine appeals to you, this is the best place to vacation. Move
You can take the luxury wine tour any weekend. You can take your vehicle inside and see the winemaking process from scratch to finish. There is also a wine tasting session where experts share their opinion.
Nandi Hills otherwise good for hikers. So you can sip wine on the edge of the hills and start hiking.
Fratelli Wines, Akluj
Having roots in Italy, Fratelli is known for its collection of reasonably priced wines. With imported and native grapes, Fratelli wine is known for its nose. Located in Maharashtra, Fratelli offers one of the best weekend getaways. With packages priced at around Rs 10,000 each, the vineyard offers guided wine tours and tastings of Cabernet Franc Shiraz, Sparkling, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Sangiovese.
However, the stay is organized by Fratelli in a luxury hotel nearby.
Search V Resorts
Located in the scenic green belt of the Triambakeshwar hills near Nashik, V Resorts Green Valley is an upscale property offering luxury studios and villas. Its proximity to nature and vineyards makes it an ideal getaway for wine lovers and those wishing to spend a few quiet days away from the heat and dust of a city.
You can sample fine wines, take a fascinating wine tour, cycle and hike the trails, or simply relax and admire the panoramic views. The superb range of menus also features locally sourced items.
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For budgetary constraints
When in doubt, go to Goa is an old adage. So why not! Goa Port wine is famous and has many admirers. Although it is not really considered a “wine” by connoisseurs, but for amateurs it is worth trying. Housed in a century-old villa in Margoa, the Vincola wine estate is a must-visit, even for purely historical reasons. Official visits are not available and can be contacted directly to schedule a visit.