Wine lovers in the city will get a chance to learn the secrets of wine making from experts at the annual Wine Festival held by the Karnataka Wine Board on Friday and Saturday. The festival will be held in Channapatna this year.
Besides sessions on grape growing and wine making, visitors will also get a chance to sample various wines from the state and also neighbouring Maharashtra. “Dr. Karibasappa, senior scientist from the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), will brief farmers on grape-growing techniques and J V Mohan Rao of Heritage Winery will take sessions on wine making,” said B Krishna, Managing Director of the Karnataka Wine Board.
“We will also have counters where visitors can taste six different wines for `150. There are other packages in which food-wine pairing is also included. There will be several interesting workshops for people interested in wine consumption,” Krishna said.