Wine has a storied history in India—from the introduction of grapevines to the Indus Valley civilization in 5,000 BC to the introduction of Port by the Portuguese in Goa. The wine industry has blossomed in the past few decades, however—especially in the delightful grape-growing regions of Nashik, Pune and Bangalore. On this wine tour in India, sip some of the best vintages available on the subcontinent while also getting to see the vibrant culture and history of this amazing country.
As you set off on your exploration of Indian viticulture, begin by feeling the pulse—and learning about the history—of Mumbai. Then, you’re off to Nasik, which is not only a celebrated wine-growing region, but is a sacred hub of the Hindu faith. Onward you’ll travel to Pune, home to the oldest winery in India and some fascinating historical sites. Your India wine tour continues in Bangalore, which is both a oenophile’s delight and a burgeoning technology center. Conclude with a tour of the legendary Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. It all adds up to a superb journey for the wine aficionado—not to mention an unforgettable journey to one of the world’s most fascinating countries. Join us on this wine tour of India.