Reveilo, An Indian Gem of a Vineyard?


Sommelier India columnist Alok Chandra, recently discussed Reveilo in an article for Business Standard. Reveilo is a hundred acre vineyard and winery which in his opinion is making the best wine in India. The father and son team of Suersh and Yatin Patel have transformed their table grapes family business into a wine producer. The first harvest was taken in February-March 2005, with the Cabernet Sauvignon yields kept down to 1.5 tons/acre.
According to Alok’s notes, the Reveilo Chenin Blanc 2005, Reveilo Chardonnay 2005 and the Reveilo Syrah 2005 are especially promising. Vikram Doctor also covered Reveilo for the Economic Times and Express Hospitality featured the vineyard too.
According to the Business Standard article, Reveilo is available in Mumbai at Parry (Bandra), Twinkle (Andheri), Juben (Juhu), Nita (Churchgate), Big Boy (Chembur), Peekay (Crawford market) and The Cellar (Malabar Hill).

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