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Wine Tourism at DodBallapur, Bangalore Rural District Submitted by - Sheetu Goel | M.Recreation – 4TH Sem | Jamia Millia Islamia Thesis 2015 - 16
grapevines were believed to have
been introduced from Persia.
Surai (Container for Somarasa) was
discovered, which was used to store
wine in Harappan Civilization.
The Epic AgesHarappa Civilization
Early man gathered fruits at the
bottom of a basket and crushed
under the weight of other fruit, to
differ in flavor and to have a mildly
intoxicating effect. (Pallechia, 2006)
Many liquors and intoxicating drinks are
mentioned in the vedic literature and
both males and females are frequently
depicted with drinking cups
High consumption of sura which seems
to have been a type of rice wine that
was fermented with honey.
For those of lower social status, drinking
also took place in public houses known
as Panagarni, (drinking houses)
Wine began becoming more and more
familiar throughout India due to the
As cost of shipping wine to India was
very high, the British planted vineyards,
in Surat, and also in Kashmir.
Portuguese colonists at Goa introduced
port-style wine and the production of
fortified wines soon spread to other
European travelers brought wine to the courts
of the Mughal emperors Akbar, Jehangir and
ShahJehan. Jahangir became a great connoisseur
Red wines (Kandhari, Anguri) and white wines
(Bhokri, Fakdi, Sahebi etc.) were produced
Subhadra is depicted holding a trishula (a
kind of trident), khadga (sword), wine
cup and lotus in her hand and was
worshipped by fraudsters, thieves,
robbers and forest tribes.
women and queens had drinks in the
palace on festival days such as
Suvasantaka (swing- festival of the vernal
Some clay cups have been found in large
Depictions of drunken women became
particularly popular during the Kusana
It's not only wine but also wine
tourism that is increasingly becoming
popular in India.
And to cash in on its growing
popularity, Indian wineries, are
investing heavily in setting up the
infrastructure to develop the
vineyards as tourist destinations.
the most common drinks were Sura and
Soma but others included Madya,
Madira, Madhu, Surasava, Madhasava,
Madhu, Phaljam and Kadambari etc.
Kalidas too described the drinking of wine
by women in his poems, suggesting that
intoxication lends them a special charm.
In the Mahabharata, the princesses
Draupadi and Subhadra, accompanied
Krishna and Arjun to the bank of the river
Yamuna where they abandoned themselves
to drunken joy.
Not only improved the wine they
found in the 16th century when they
came to Goa but introduced a new
variety of wine,
Vindaloo a dish of meat (pork or
rabbit), with red wine and garlic.
The famous Persians wine, Shiraz,
which was often sent to the Mughal
Emperors in India.
Wine cup made for the
Jahangir sitting under a decorated
canopy, & is served food and drink
Shahjahan and wife mumtaj, enjoying Angoori wine
JOURNEY OF INDIAN WINE
India ranks 77th in terms of world
The per capita consumption in India is
only 0.07 L/person/year.
The country accounts for 0.8% of the
total wine consumed in Asia.