In a first, Maharashtra government organizes wine festival at Nashik

In a bid to promote wines made in the 40-odd vineyards and wineries in Nashik district in north Maharashtra, the state government has organised its first wine festival — ‘India Grape Harvest, Wine Festival 2018’. The route of the carnival is yet to be finalised, said Jagdish Holkar, chariman, wine tourism committee, which comes under the state tourism department. Aashutosh Rathod, joint managing director, MTDC, said the wine festival has been planned to promote tourism in Maharashtra. Aimed at promoting agro-and wine tourism, this festival is an initiative of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), a government subsidiary that works for tourism development in the state. The festival will be organised in and around Nashik with the help of various vineyards.

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faisal.malik@hindustantimes.com Want to enjoy wine while taking a round of vineyards? Head to Nashik between February 9 and March 11. In a bid to promote wines made in the 40-odd vineyards and wineries in Nashik district in north Maharashtra, the state government has organised its first wine festival — ‘India Grape Harvest, Wine Festival 2018’. Aimed at promoting agro-and wine tourism, this festival is an initiative of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), a government subsidiary that works for tourism development in the state.

The festival will be organised in and around Nashik with the help of various vineyards.

It consists of an exhibition of the best wines at various vineyards, social and cultural events and a carnival, said Jaykumar Rawal, state tourism minister. Aashutosh Rathod, joint managing director, MTDC, said the wine festival has been planned to promote tourism in Maharashtra.

“We have chosen Nashik as it has become the wine capital of the country.


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