A glass of wine is all we need to add a bit of sophistication to our meals and enhance its taste. Every wine does not go well with every dish and the right idea about it is known only to a few people. Pairing the right kind of wine with the dish makes the meal a lot smoother and appealing than it would have been without the wine. Nowadays, there is a rise in the availability of different wine brands in India due to the rising demand for wine in the country. Wines are made in different countries and Indian wine brands are gaining popularity day by day.
Mostly made from fermented grapes, wine can be widely categorised into two types; red wine and white wine. Though wine from other fruits like pomegranate, pears, apples etc. are also made, grape wines are the most popular ones. Wines are made in different countries and each country has their own specialty in it. At present Indian wine brands are facing a tough competition from foreign based wine brands to boom in Indian market.
Here are some of the best wine brands in india
The Fratelli collection of white wines is actually a joint venture of Indian and Italian families who have come together to bring about the Tuscan taste of wine which has been specifically developed in Indian atmosphere. The vineyard of the brand is present in Solapur district which is located close to Pune. It contains about 13.5 % alcohol with acidity level 5.
6. Chateau d’Ori Cabernet Merlot 2007
Listed among the most aromatic red wines under affordable range, the Chateau d’Ori Cabernet Merlot 2007 is a favorite among Indians. A 750 ml bottle costs around Rs.650. It goes really well with meaty dishes primarily because of its tinge of spicy prune taste. It is made from Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
5. Seagram’s Nine Hills
Honored at the 2007 Indian Wine Challenge, Seagram’s Nine Hills is amongst the most popular wine brands in India. It has got a fruity base with strong hints of strawberry and cherry. With a pleasant surprise of vanilla flavor, this wine goes really well with spicy and fried food items. Price : ₹600.00
4. Grover La’ Reserve
Made from luxurious Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz grapes, Grover La’ Reserve is made using the finest French wine making customs of Bordeaux. Its oak flavour is a result of the fact that the wine is matured in French Oak barrels. It also offers tone of chocolate and vanilla. Its 750 ml bottle costs around Rs.800.
3. Rasa Shiraz
Made from the grapes of the famous Sula Vineyards located in Nasik, the Rasa Shiraz produces only 1700 bottles at a time. It is one of the few Indian wine brands whose wines are exported from India to the global market. It has a fruity note and has some complex side notes which makes it go really well with cheese based food items.
2. Barrique Reserve Shiraz
Listed among the best Indian wine brands, Barrique Reserve Shiraz is a dry wine which goes really well with spiced barbeque food items. Unlike many other wine brands in India, this wine does not have a sweet taste. The ripe blackberries used in it take its taste to a whole new level.
1. Chene Grand Reserve
With numerous international awards in its kitty, the Chene Grand Reserve is one of the most expensive red wine brands in India. The combined taste of berries and plums makes it a preferable choice to pair up with pasta and grilled food items. compare to wine i like Beer and Vodka.