Another feather in Nasik's wine scene, York Winery is one of the best wineries in Nasik. The winery is ideally located on a gentle slope overlooking Gangapur dam on one side and the grape vineyards on the other side. York Winery is known for making the finest of red wines, white wines, Rose and Manthan wines. They also conduct wine tours, where the process of wine making is shown right from the selections of grapes to its maturing and bottling.
The tasting room is designed to make you feel calm with many earthly tones of color and styling used. This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon in leisure and with the wines served at a cool temperature of 10°C to 15°C; it makes your experience all the more appealing. Even if you are not good in selecting wine, you need not worry as the place has wine professionals that do the selecting for you.
The gentle gradient of the landscape has been incorporated in the winery to help achieve a linear flow in the wine making. The winery has tanks that are built to have a capacity of carrying up to one million liters of wine. There are separate tank halls for red wine and white wine. The barrel storage area is 6000sq.ft and the red wine tanks have larger size manholes to enable punch down on the grapes.
York Winery also organizes its annual festival, the day long extravaganza of great wines, delectable food and live music - the York Live. At York Live you can not only spoil yourself with the best boutique wines and the beautiful vistas of sprawling vineyards, but also indulge in some great music and food. Various fun activities are also organized in the fest, like grape stomping, carnival games and wine tours making it one of the most awaited wine festivals in India.
The York Winery, therefore, has a touch of the countryside with technological sophistication in wine making and an urban feel, which makes visiting this place a pleasant experience. So, if you are on a visit to Nasik then York Winery is an ideal place to taste and buy some great wines.