Kādu, owned by Sula, is India's first wine dedicated to tiger conservation within the state of Karnataka.
Previously known as Heritage winery and vineyards, Kādu Winery is Sula's (the country's largest wine brand) fourth unit in Karnataka. The winery is located on the Mysore highway near the town of Channapatna in Karnataka, famous for its handmade wooden toys, and is approximately 77 km from MG road in Bangalore via NH 275.
Spread over nine acres of vineyards, the winery produces Sula's newly launched Kādu range of wines. Meaning 'wild' in Kannada, it is India's first wine dedicated to tiger conservation within the state of Karnataka.
Head over to the estate for a guided wine tour, conducted all through the year. Learn about the various aspects of winemaking, taste the Kādu and Sula wines in their tasting room and dine at the vineyard restaurant Epulo that serves continental and north Indian dishes.
PLAN A VISIT
115/86, Gangedoddi Village, Chekkere Post, Bangalore - Malur Road, Malur, Karnataka 562 160
Time to visit
Throughout the year but the best time to visit is between Jan and Feb when the vines are full of grapes. Catch a glimpse of the harvest during March and see the winemaking process.
Advance booking is not mandatory as the winery allows walk-ins.
10:30 am to 5:30 pm, every day (except dry days)
What's on offer
Vineyard walk (Jan-Feb) Winery tour
Tasting of 6 - 8 wines
Grape-stomping can be arranged at an additional cost
Lunch at the vineyard restaurant (not included in the standard package)
Guesthouse accommodation is available
+91 97417 98666
Being a kid-friendly vineyard, the winery has a kids play area including a rocking wooden horse, a specialty from the region. Grape-stomping can also be organized on request, at an additional cost. Overall, a trip to this winery will leave you impressed.