Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai International airport, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge, our executive will be waiting with the placard in your name. Thereafter assisted and transfer to the hotel for check in. Mumbai, variously known as “the city that never sleeps’, “City of dreams” and “Commercial Capital of India”, is the most populous city of India and a heady cocktail of different cultural influences.
Stay overnight at the hotel in Mumbai. (No Meals)
Day 02: Mumbai
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing of Mumbai – one an archipelago of Seven Island is a complex mix of Indian culture influenced with British, Portuguese culture. Set out to explore the major cultural and architectural landmarks of the financial capital of India, Mumbai. Start your day with the visit to Gateway of India- Built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of England Royal King George V, Army Navy Buildings, Mani Bhawan – the Museum of father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Marine drive – also known as the necklace of the city, Flora Fountain - built in 1864, is a fusion of water, architecture and sculpture, and depicts the Roman goddess Flora, Chatrapati Shivaji terminus – a UNESCO world heritage site is an iconic heritage station building and the Kamla Nehru Park famous for its hanging gardens.
Stay overnight at the hotel in Mumbai. (Breakfast)
Day 03: Mumbai – Fratelli Wine vineyard Solapur
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and drive to Solapur, about 06hours drive to reach at the vineyards of one of the most awarded wine company in India, Fratelli wines. The word Fratelli translates to 'Brothers' in Italian. An Indo-Italian venture, Fratelli was set up in 2007 with the intention to produce the best wines in the country. Collaboration between three families along with the viticulture and wine-making expertise of Piero Masi, master wine maker from Tuscany, the partnership aims to bring in Italian wine making tradition cou pled with the best that the Indian wine terrain has to offer. It is known for brands like Sette, Vitae, MS apart from a host of domestic wines ranging from a dry Chenin Blanc to a late-harvest dessert wine.
Arrive and check in at the vineyard. Dinner and overnight stay at Vineyard. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 04: Fratelli Wine vineyard Solapur
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed to visit vineyards at Motewadi and Garwar. The vineyards, currently planted with 12 different grape varieties imported from France, were nurtured and tended to for four long years before the grapes harvested were used to make our very first wines in 2010. Later visit the winery at Motewadi, with the installed capacity of 600, 000 litres, It is equipped with 58 multi-capacity tanks especially imported from Velo, Italy - a first by any wine company in Asia. The proximity of the winery to the vineyards ensures that once the grapes are harvested, they are processed within an hour in an absolutely fresh condition.
Visit the cellar where all the wines are stored to be aged. Later enjoy a wine tasting session, you get to taste 05 of the most popular wines of the company including award winning iconic wines Cabernet Franc Shiraz ,Sparkling , Chenin Blanc ,Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Sangiovese.
Evening at leisure to enjoy in-house facilities of the accommodation. Stay overnight at the Vineyard. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 05: Fratelli Wine vineyard Solapur - Nashik
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and proceed to Nashik. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Afternoon explore Nashik. Visit Panchavati – literally meaning “a Garden of Five Banyans” is believed to be the place where Lord Rama lived during his exile, Shri Kalaram temple – it has Lord Rama statue in black, believed to be retrieved from River Godavari in 1788., Sita Gufaa – Where Mata Sita used to stay, Someshwar Temple: believed to be the oldest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Hanumana
Arrive and check in at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel in Nashik. (Breakfast)
Day 06: Nashik – Sula Vineyard
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and drive to Sula Vineyard, the first to come up in the region, it was the first company to use Indian logo for its wines. The name "Sula" came from his mother's name - "Sulabha" - and symbolized the rich, Indian heritage of his wines. Today, Sula is India's leading wine company and is leading the charge of Indian wine across the wine world.
Arrive and check in at the Vineyard accommodation. After a brief rest, proceed for an all-access tour of the winery with a knowledgeable guide who will take you back to Sula’s early years as well as every step along the way in the making of your favourite wines. End with a personalized wine tasting at The Tasting Cellar where the team will take you through the five steps of tasting wines. You get to taste 06 exclusive Sula Wines at the cellar.
Rest of the day at leisure to explore the surroundings or relax by the side of Gangpur Lake at your beautifully appointed rooms
Stay overnight at the vineyards. (Breakfast)
Day 07: Sule Vineyard – Mumbai
After a leisurely breakfast, morning at leisure to explore the surroundings on own. Later check out and drive to Mumbai to arrive and check in at the hotel.
Stay overnight at Mumbai. (Breakfast)
Day 08: Mumbai– Bangalore (flight)
After a leisurely breakfast, check out in time and transfer to the airport for flight to Bangalore – the silicon valley of South is also known as the Garden City of India. Arrive and assisted transfer to the hotel.
After a brief rest proceed for half day city tour of Bangalore. The city tour will take you to discover Tipu Sultans summer Palace, built around 1791 AD is a n amazing example of Indo Islamic Architecture, Bull Temple – is one of the oldest temple in Bangalore has a huge image of Bull carved out of Single Rock, drive past Vidhan Soudha (Assembly) to visit Lal Bagh Botanical Garden – started by Sultan Hyder Ali in 18th century, has more than 1000 species of plants, has the first garden clock of India and also has a glass house modelled on London’s Crystal palace followed by visit to ISCKON Temple.
Stay overnight at Bangalore. (Breakfast)
Day 08: Bangalore – Grover Vineyards – Bangalore
After an early breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Grover Zampa Vineyards and Winery, known for its premium brand La reserve. Your tour starts with the introduction to a brief history and info about vines and vineyard cultivation, followed by winery tour visiting the crushing unit, followed by filtering, processing, i.e. fermentation, storing in tanks, bottling, labelling, and packaging of wine bottles, which are ready for sales. Visit the Barrel Room, where the premium brand i.e. la reserve is aged in imported oak barrels, followed by tasting of 5 different varieties of wines produced here. Have a sumptuous lunch before you drive back to Bangalore.
Stay overnight at Bangalore. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 09: Bangalore – Onwards
After a leisurely breakfast, in time transfer to the airport for flight to onward destination. (Breakfast)