Cheers! Experience the Vineyards of India with Sodha Travel

Allison Sodha

Our Vineyards of India tour is now live! Enjoy a custom and private tour of India's premiere wineries in the region of Maharashtra.

Start your tour in Mumbai, considered the commercial and entertainment capital in India. Enjoy a morning excursion to Elephanta Cave Island to view the magnificent ancient sculptures, followed by a private tour of Mumbai's highlights: Gateway of India, Dhobi Ghat, Crawford Market, Marine Drive, and the historic mansions in the Colaba area. You can also include an optional dinner with a leading food connoisseur and sommelier.

Gateway of India, Mumbai Gateway of India, Mumbai

The following morning, drive to Fratelli Wines in Solapur. In a true representation of the Indo-Italian collaboration, Fratelli has partnered with various professionals from both India and Italy. The Chenin Blanc is the most awarded in its category in India, and recently won Bronze at IWC 2013. Other award-winning productions include the Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Spend a day exploring the magnificent estate.

After an overnight in Pune, the first capital of Shivaji established in 847 AD, continue to Nashik. Nashik is India's primary wine region and heartland of vineyards. Stay at the exclusive Sula Vineyards, one of the most renowned wineries in India. The award-winning wines include India’s first Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc, flagship Dindori Reserve Shiraz, and recently launched Riesling. The Rasa Shiraz, considered the finest wine produced at the estate, won a silver medal at Syrah du Monde. Enjoy a dip in the vineyard pool, go for a leisurely bicycle ride on the winding country roads, soak up the peaceful view or simply enjoy delicious food while sipping on Sula wines.

Sula wines, India Sula wines, India

After two days at Sula, continue to Chateau d’Ori in Dindori. Since its first harvest in 2007, Chateau d’Ori has already won numerous national awards, including Best Indian Red Wine for its 2007 Cabernet Merlot and Indian Wine Challenge in 2008/2009. Tour the estate and enjoy a private tour and tasting. The following day, return to Mumbai for your onward flight.

Are you ready to experience the enchanting vineyards of India? Read more about India's wineries and design your private tour with a Sodha Travel Destination Specialist.

Topics: India, Accommodations, Mumbai, Luxury, Food and Water, Featured Tours

Allison Sodha

Written by Allison Sodha

As the President of Sodha Travel and author of Go! Girl Guides India, Allison has spent almost two decades exploring South Asia. She has a passion for creating experiences fueled by a deeper understanding of local communities.