What could be nicer than spending a day amid lush vines for escaping the chaotic city life! Wine tour in Bangalore offers this golden opportunity to all those who are seeking this dream escape. A rich history of about how this complex yet amazing flavour came into our culture comes with every sip of wines at these wineries. The history of winemaking in India dates back to 500 years, with advent of European travellers to the Mughal courts. As in recent years the popularity for wines has increased, India also has experienced a fillip in the wine tourism. With some of the most lavish vineyards of the world fanning across the country, India has emerged as a wonderful place among wine lovers.
Wine tour Nandi Hills Bangalore is the latest entrant in the booming wine industry of India. With one of the most recognised wineries set amid the lush greenery of these hills, Bangalore has penned its name among the key wine producing regions of South India. Grover Vineyards – a top brand in the winemaking industry – has put a new life into the wine culture of India. With sprawling lush farms of the vines and distinct style of winemaking, this winery conducts the excellent wine tasting tour Bangalore. The tour starts with a brief history of wines followed by a visit to the vineyards. Finally, you can treat your taste buds with delicious wines while listening to soft music.
Come and learn about the journey of juicy grapes from the gardens to bottles during your Nandi Hills wine tour.
About the Location
Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is one of the fastest emerging metropolitan cities of Asia. Located at an altitude of about 2953 feet, this city is the heart of the Mysore Plateau. It has gained the title of Silicon Valley of India for being a large IT hub. With some of the internationally acclaimed and oldest Indian wines produced here, this city is one of the key wine regions of the country. After Nashik, Bangalore is the second most prominent wine producers in the country. About 60 km from this city, Nandi Hills is a recommended region for a wine tour in Bangalore.
The hilly region enjoys a pleasant cool climate, which perfectly suits grape plantation. With a vision of boosting up the wine making industry in India, Mr. Kanwal Grover, in 1988, established Grover Vineyards amid the soothing greenery of the Nandi Hills. The international standards followed during wine manufacturing have catapulted this vineyard to the top positions in this sector. This globally-acclaimed winery is worth visiting during a wine tour of Nandi Hills Bangalore so as to learn more about the art of winemaking.
With its several acres of sprawling vineyards, this winery offers you a full platter of rich and sumptuous varieties of wines. As the winery has its unique style of winemaking, it beckons a huge crowd of oenophiles. You can admire the Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc varieties of wines at this winery during your Nandi Hills wine tour. It offers you a great opportunity to taste the La Reserve brand of wine from Grover Vineyards, which is tagged as the Best New World Red Wine. Wine tasting tour Bangalore can be made even more fabulous by tasting another world class brand of wine – Rose Wine. Apart from wine tasting, this place also arranges personalised tours, where you can get detailed information about how wines are manufactured. Besides, you can also stroll around the lavish vineyards and click some snapshots amid the emerald vine plantations.
Nandi Hills Wine Tour (Ex-Bangalore)
Price (Per Person):
Location: Nandi Hills, Bangalore
Duration: Day Trip
How to Get There
By Air: Bangalore International Airport, at about 39 km, is the nearest airport to Nandi Hills. It is well-connected to most of the cities in India and several places abroad. From here, you can avail taxi services to reach Grover Vineyards, located near Nandi Hills.
By Rail: Bangalore City Railway Station is the nearest railhead to these hills. Trains from various parts of the country halt at this station. Taxis from this station to this vineyard on Nandi Hills are easily available.
By Road: At about 61 km from Bangalore via NH 7, Nandi Hills can be reached easily by road. A drive from the city to these hills will take around one and half hours. Taxis and auto-rickshaws can also be availed to reach this vineyard located close to Nandi Hills.
Wine tasting is not compulsory
For tasting one has to attain the legal drinking age and possess sound health
Wine tasting is done as per the concerned winery rules
Wine tours are operated on weekends only
1. Guided visit to Grover vineyards and winery
2. Price on minimum 2 persons
3. Guided wine tasting! Breakfast and midday lunch
4. TWC Vineyard Discovery kit
5. TWC memento
2. GST @ 5.0%