Maharashtra wine production jumps


Maharashtra has recorded a 60% growth in its wine production over the last year. The state continues to dominate the country’s wine industry, producing 94% of India’s grape wine. According to the Times of India which reported the story, the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation’s (MIDC) department of wine production show that 2.11 crore litres of wine were produced across the state’s 57 wineries this year, as compared to the 1.32 crore litres produced last year. This represents an annual growth rate of 40%.
The state’s total investment in wine-making is around Rs. 328 crore and close to 8,000 acres of land are now under cultivation for wine production. Read the Times of India story for more information.

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