Rico Vineyards & Winery - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Bangalore): 22 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3 Hours

Place Location: In Chikkaballapur.

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 22 km from Bangalore, Rico Vineyard and Winery is located in the picturesque town of Chikkaballapur. It is one of the scenic vineyards in Karnataka, and among the top places to visit as part of the Bangalore packages.

Spread over 50 acres of lush greenery along Yelahanka - Doddabhallapur Road, Rico Vineyard, and Winery stands as India's premier wine producer and also a paradise for wine lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. The Rico Vineyard first started producing wine at its Bijapur winery about a decade ago and then expanded in 2020 to Bangalore, with the construction of its second winery. The vineyard offers a unique opportunity to explore the process of winemaking followed by a curated wine-tasting session, and indulge in exciting outdoor activities.

The Rico Wine Park conducts Wine Tours in two sessions - 11 AM and 1 PM, each lasting 2.5 hours. The tour begins with a guided walk through the vineyard, where you can see different varieties of grapes and learn about the process of winemaking. Visitors will be taken to the grape-crushing area, the fermentation tanks, and the barrel room, where you can see wine aging in oak barrels.

No vineyard tour is complete without a wine-tasting session. At Rico Winery, you can taste some of their finest wines and learn about the different notes and flavors. The vineyard offers a unique dining experience, where you can enjoy a meal amidst the vineyards. The food is prepared using locally sourced ingredients and paired with their finest wines. For the more adventurous souls, Rico Vineyard offers hiking, zipline, and rappelling activities as well.

For those who want to stay overnight, the vineyard offers glamping tents that are equipped with all the modern amenities. The tents are situated amidst the vineyards and offer a unique opportunity to experience nature up close. Rico Vineyard Tour is a perfect blend of wine, nature, and adventure. Whether you are a wine lover or an adventure enthusiast, the vineyard has something to offer for everyone.

Timings: 11 AM & 1 PM

Entry: Rs.1695 for Adults & Rs. 850 for Kids