As a part of curriculum SCHMTT has organized industry visit to Sula winery for the BSC HS SY & TY students to enhance the wine production knowledge and to explore the exciting career in beverage industry.
Sula Vineyards is located approximately 230 kms from Pune. It is a perfect getaway on a Weekdays for students educational visit of acres of land with wine grape plants, a wine factory and wine tasting. Iternery for visit for a day winery tour, wine tasting, at their rooftop restaurant as well as restaurants Little Italy and Soma which is adjacent to the main building. It also houses an amphitheater and landscape gardening which can become an alternate picnic spot.
A guide met us at the ground floor reception who gave us a brief history of the company and then took us through various steps of wine making, tank maturing, barrel maturing and procedure for bottling, etc. in the factory located behind the main building. Towards the end, he lead us to a large hall which has on ambience of a vintage bar with wooden barrels as the theme. Here, we were given a brief understanding about the types of wines and also we got to taste white, red and rose wines.
Outcome – Students learn wine grape growing process, grape crushing, fermentation and storage of wine. had very good experience of Winery visit as it was live demo for them how wines are made and how vineyards are maintained and they understood complete processes of Vinification. The visit was worth even it was time consuming for traveling.