General Information About This Wine Tour near Doddaballapur
Nearly 410 acres of vineyards await you at the Grover Zampa plantation, at the foothills of Nandi Hills. You’ll never lose sight of the picturesque setting as you are guided through the process of winemaking (from crushing to bottling), take a peek into the barrel rooms and sip on wines that Grover produces.
Once done, you can settle down for a buffet spread at the property. We recommend that you sneak in a bit of bird-watching as well. Carry a pair of binoculars and you might just catch a glimpse of the Asian Paradise Flycatchers, Thrushes, Eagles, Bulbuls and Puff-Throated Babblers that the region is famous for.
Get wet and wild
Bangalore does have some great vineyards and wineries, and ‘Grover Vineyard and Winery’ is one among them. A perfect weekend getaway from Bangalore for those looking for a quick getaway from the hustles and bustles of the city, long drive freaks, vineyard lovers, oenophiles (wine lovers) and wine tours.
Grover vineyard isn’t located that far from the city. The vineyard, spread across 500 acres of land is a beauty in itself. The long idle strolls through the vineyard and the green vineyard scenery against the background of the bright blue sky, mesmerizes anyone’s senses.
They provide a vineyard and winery tour, as well as wine tasting, as a part of the package. The winery and the wine aging room is simply a marvelous place. The tour guide who accompanies, explains the art of wine making – the plucking of the grapes, the peeling, pressing, fermentation, the aging of the wine in the barrels – which is pretty much intriguing !!
The interesting part of the tour is the wine tasting. Different varieties of Grover’s produce will be given and the art of tasting and distinguishing each wine will be explained.