Wine and Dine Tour, Khandeshi

Khandeshi Wine & Dine Getaway From Mumbai, Near Nashik

About the Destination:

Nashik, the third largest city in Maharashtra, is situated on the banks of the Godavari River. Known as a religious destination, this quaint city is popularly known as the ‘Wine Capital of India’.

One of Nashik’s best kept secret is a charming region to its north, called Khandeshi which can be aptly described as a culinary gem. This region is famous for its own distinct rustic cooking style, which derives its robust flavours from fresh local produce and country style cooking. This combination of good food and lovely wine makes Nashik a must do in every foodies bucket list.

About the Activity with Details:

Take off on a two day culinary adventure to tickle your taste buds! The Khandesh wine and dine getaway from Mumbai near Nashik, is guaranteed to give you an authentic slice of northern Maharashrian cuisine.

Spend a weekend doing nothing but gorging on delicious local cuisine and sampling the delicate wines on offer. Visit a vineyard, the first grape plantation in Nasikh, interact with the farmers and know more about the wine culture. Try your hand at recreating some local cuisine with a fun filled cooking activity, under the tutelage of skilled home cooks.

Meal Types: Khandeshi Cuisine, Veg & Non-veg (Wine included)

Activities: Food & Wine Pairings, Wine Tasting, Vineyard Tour, Farm Tour, Cooking

Duration: 2 Days (4-6 Hours Each Day)

Difficulty Level: Easy

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Farmhouse, Local Cuisine & Wine Sampling, Winery Tour

Day 02: Farm Visit, Cooking Sessions

LONG ITINERARY

Day 01: Farmhouse & Vineyard (5-6 Hours)

Day Highlights: Local Cuisine & Wine Sampling, Vineyard Tour

Day Details: The revelry begins at around noon with your pick-up from the hotel. Drive down to a farmhouse set in the lap of nature, where we explain the food and wine culture of the region.

The fun and delight will get double-fold as you will be introduced to the delicious Khandeshi cuisine; moreover, the food is paired with the best wines from the region and the addition of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options will surely get you lick your fingers beyond you can think!

Post lunch, take a tour across the winery and learn more about the wine making and processing techniques. Within this tour, you will also be taught about how to taste and appreciate different blends of wine tasting in Nashik.

Once you are full of happiness, food and wine, we drop you back to your hotel, so you can relax in the evening they way you want; end of day 01.

Day 02: Farm Visit (4-5 Hours)

Day Highlights: Nashik’s First Grape Plantation, Cooking Sessions

Day Details: Following today’s pick-up from the hotel at around 09:00AM, you will be driven to one of the pioneer plantations of Nashik; the first grape plantation. Arriving at the farm, start with a delicious Khandeshi breakfast. Interact with the local farmers and know more about the farming of grapes and all the harvesting techniques involved with it.

By afternoon, you will get an delightful opportunity to step into the cook’s apron and try your hands in preparing authentic Khandeshi dishes and treat your own self! In fact, you can choose any one of the dishes from yesterday’s menu. Once the dish is cooked, relish your hard-earned meal and wishing adieu to the farm, mark the end of this exciting tour.

Some Facts:

Distance from Nearest Popular City: Mumbai (160km)

Start Point: Hotels

Meeting Point: Hotels

Route: Mumbai-Nashik Expressway (NH3)

Nearest Railway Station: Nasik Road (NK)

Nearest Airport: Mumbai

Attractions Around: Triambakeshwar Temple, Pandav Leni, Sita Gufa, Ram Kund

Best Season/Time: Throughout the Year

Meal Details: 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunch

Transportation Details: Mini-Bus or Smaller Vehicles (depends of the group size)

Number of People: Min – 2, Max – 20

Package Includes:
  • Meals as mentioned in the meal details
  • To and fro transportations between the hotel and the venues
  • Hotel accommodations and breakfast

Package Excludes:
  • Any transportations other than between the hotel and the venues
  • Wines consumed other than inclusive
  • Personal expenses of any kind
  • Miscellaneous services like extra-bed, room service or any similar charges in the hotel
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Cancellation Policies:

    • In case the tour gets cancelled from the participants, INR 2,000 will be charged as cancellation

LONG ITINERARY

Day 01: Farmhouse & Vineyard (5-6 Hours)

Day Highlights: Local Cuisine & Wine Sampling, Vineyard Tour

Day Details: The revelry begins at around noon with your pick-up from the hotel. Drive down to a farmhouse set in the lap of nature, where we explain the food and wine culture of the region.

The fun and delight will get double-fold as you will be introduced to the delicious Khandeshi cuisine; moreover, the food is paired with the best wines from the region and the addition of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options will surely get you lick your fingers beyond you can think!

Post lunch, take a tour across the winery and learn more about the wine making and processing techniques. Within this tour, you will also be taught about how to taste and appreciate different blends of wine tasting in Nashik.

Once you are full of happiness, food and wine, we drop you back to your hotel, so you can relax in the evening they way you want; end of day 01.

Day 02: Farm Visit (4-5 Hours)

Day Highlights: Nashik’s First Grape Plantation, Cooking Sessions

Day Details: Following today’s pick-up from the hotel at around 09:00AM, you will be driven to one of the pioneer plantations of Nashik; the first grape plantation. Arriving at the farm, start with a delicious Khandeshi breakfast. Interact with the local farmers and know more about the farming of grapes and all the harvesting techniques involved with it.

By afternoon, you will get an delightful opportunity to step into the cook’s apron and try your hands in preparing authentic Khandeshi dishes and treat your own self! In fact, you can choose any one of the dishes from yesterday’s menu. Once the dish is cooked, relish your hard-earned meal and wishing adieu to the farm, mark the end of this exciting tour.

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