With its burgeoning quality of wines, Grover Zampa Vineyards has consistently made waves in the Indian wine industry. Launched in 1992 as Grover Vineyards, it is the oldest surviving winery in the country. After the merger with Vallee de Vin in 2013, the company was rechristened to its present label. The distinct fruity aromas, the herbaceous and floral taste with the hint of fresh acidity make the wines from these vineyards irresistible.
Nestled in the foothills of the picturesque Nandi Hills, the vineyards are spread over 410 acres. The tour starts with a brief introduction of wine cultivation while making your way towards the crushing unit. You will get the idea of what goes into making the most premium wines.
Later, you shall be imparted knowledge regarding the different steps of winemaking from filtering and fermentation to labelling and packaging of bottles. Step into the Barrel Room where their premium wine brand is aged, stored in genuine oak barrels. Head towards the cellar where, under professional guidance, you can enjoy 90 minute-long wine tasting session with 5 different varieties on offer amidst the tunes of soothing music. The entire tour will take approximately 3 to 3 ½ hours.
Comfortable Walking Shoes
MEALS: A Lunch Buffet (Veg and Non-veg)
Weekdays: Rs 850 per head
Weekends: Rs 1000 per head
TIMINGS: 10:30 am to 3 pm
TYPES OF WINE BEING TASTED:
Any 5 different varieties of wines amongst the following, depending on the season of your visit:
Zampa Chenin Blanc
Zampa Sauvignon Blanc
Zampa Soiree Brut
Sante Chenin Blanc
Grover Vineyards Ltd
95, 1st Main, SBM Colony, Anand Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560024, India