Sula Vineyards, India
Sula Vineyards is now the biggest Indian wine producer and recently won silver for thier Sauvignon Blanc at Decanter World Wine Awards 2011. Rajeev Samant, the founder of Sula Vineyards first planted Zinfandel cuttings in 1999, that he smuggled into India from Sonoma.
Sula then expanded from the original 30 acre family estate to about 1500 acres (owned and contracted) under plantation, both in Nashik as well as in nearby Dindori.
Varietals planted include Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Zinfandel and Merlot along with Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Riesling. In addition to having a wide national distribution network within India, Sula also exports its wines internationally, as well as importing and distributing wines from leading producers worldwide.
The Winery and Tasting Room
Gat 36/2, Govardhan Village, Off Gangapur-Savargaon Road, Nashik 422 222, Maharashtra, India. Tel.: +91 253 223 1663 / 1720 Fax: +91 253 223 0151