Really, it will be very funny to spend some time at vineyards by enjoying the wine taste and beautiful scenic views of grape farms sprawled on terrains and playing grape stomp etc, a lot number of things entertains us. Especially for wine lovers, vineyards are the best hike out places to get cherish with the tastes of unlimited wine specials.
But in India, which are the best places for Vineyards? Means two places will be listed first in two places. They are Grover Zampa Vineyards in Bangalore and Nashik. But right now, we are going to know about Grover Zampa Vineyards in Nashik.
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What to know about Grover Zampa Vineyards
Grover Zampa first started their wine production in the year 1993. Later in the year 2012, Grover Vineyards and Vallee de Vin were merged. After this merge, the production of Grover Zampa Vineyards increased tremendously, at present it was capable of providing 200,000 cases of wine.
Overall, at three points Grover Zampa Vineyards were established. The three areas are Nandhi Hills in Bangalore, Igatpuri in Nashik, and Delhi. Among the three, Grover Zampa Vineyards of Nashik are the well-known center for the best Indian wines.
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Why Nashik's Grover Zampa Vineyards are the best?
The main reason for the popularity of Grover wines of Nashik is the soil type. Soil lands of Nashik are very favorable for viticulture because the land comprises red clay which is the best quality for wine grapes growing. All the climatic conditions required for the growth of wine grapes available at this place. So due to the reason, Nashik's Grover Zampa Vineyards stands as the best producer of Indian Wines. That's why Nashik was quoted as “Wine Capital of India”.
How will be the wine tour?
Grover Zampa vineyard will also be open for tourists to enjoy the wine tours in these vineyards. Actually, this vineyards are located in a town known as Sanjegaon in the Sahyadri Valley. To reach this vineyards private cabs or vehicles are the only options accessible. And also the Deccan Odyssey train itinerary includes Nashik destination. So travelers of Deccan Odyssey can spend the day at these vineyards. If possible the crew of the train will also allot a car to reach the place.
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What the winery tour includes
Mainly the tour offers wine tasting and vineyard attractions. In the tour, you can freely cover the wine grapes farms. You will definitely feel very interesting to watch the oozing grapes filled with juicy mix. Mostly in between months of February and March, you can observe this type of grapes. Apart from vineyard roaming, the tour includes the views of Mukhni dam, 7 wine samples with a fixed price, dining, and if any special events that take place at that time of visit.
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The best thing to do here
Actually, the best thing to do here is the grape stomp. This activity will available to tourists in harvest season only. However, everyone likes to participate in the grape stomping. It will be like stimulating while we are crushing the grapes beneath our foot. This one is the most recommended thing to do here. But if you come in harvesting time only this one will be possible to do.
Have a look at the wine machinery
The machinery they use to extract different types of wines looks to be very modern and technical. They use all modern techniques and imported systems from around the world. Multitude of tanks, filters, wine disgorging line, compact gyropalette, temperature controllers etc are the most advanced technology systems they use.
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Finally, all these are the major things includes in the wine tour at Grover Zampa Vineyards. For tourists, a special offer also they will recommend. They give a flat 20% discount on every wine variety.
What to taste
After coming to vineyards, no one leaves without taking at least a single sip. Here wines will be categorized into the white, red, rose, and sparkling wine specials.
But here mentioned the top 10 must-try Indian special wines at the yard.
- Grover Sauvignon Blanc.
- Vijay Amrit Reserve Collection White.
- La Reserve Blanc (Blend of Sauvignon Blanc & Viognier).
- Zampa Soiree Brut.
- Zampa Soire Brut Rose.
- Art Collection Shiraz Still Rose.
- La Reserve Red (Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz).
- Vijay Amritraj Reserve Collection (Red).
- Chene Grande Reserve
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At last, Grover Zampa Vineyards in Nashik is the best place for wine tasting in all over India. Just visit the place get excited with wine specials and take walk in the fields of grapes and that's it. The day in these vineyards will last forever as one of the most memorable days in your life.
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