It was years ago, my first little sip.
I loved it so much, I left a big tip.
Ever since then, everyday in the cafe,
They find me sitting, sipping my frappe.
My logic has never been clearer,
Coffee is the answer to every preachy questioner.
The Wine Rule
SEE. SWIRL. SNIFF. SIP. SAVOR.
I drink wine when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not in a hurry and drink it when I am, otherwise I never touch it – unless I am thirsty.
At long last, I’ve sipped wine whilst in vineyards!
Wine has been produced for centuries, and if you’re interested in learning about wine production, then visiting vineyards should definitely top your travel list. I recently visited Sula Vineyards, Nasik with my husband on a weekend. The trip was brilliant, those walks around the perfectly charming vineyards and the green surroundings are memories of a lifetime. Unwinding and relaxing has never been easier.
While planning my visit I had a hard time picking between The Beyond and Heritage Village for our overnight stay, in the end decided on staying at Beyond and luckily, I got a booking there. I would definitely recommend staying at The Beyond by Sula, although it’s little far from the Sula vineyards but it’s indeed an amazing stay to experience.
We started our journey at 8 in the morning from Pune, it took us around 5 hours to reach our destination. We were too hungry by the time we reached, so our first move was to eat our lunch at their multi-cuisine all-day restaurant. Food was average, pasta was exceptional, or maybe I was hungry. The resort is fine designed and well-maintained, surrounded by colorful flowers and huge green yards. In my suggestion, viewing the golden sunset from the open-air infinity pool would be one of the best things to do at the resort.
One thing to plan beforehand is The Epic Vineyard Tour. The journey from grape to glass is something you don’t want to miss on. During weekends, because of surge people have to wait a lot to get a tour, so make sure to book it as soon as you reach there. It runs every hour between 11:30 am and 5:30 pm. We got a free tour as a benefit of staying at The Beyond, else the costs generally depend on the number of wines you’d like to sample.
The excursion begins with a verbal presentation about the history of Sula, followed by a visit to the cellars where the wine-making process is explained in detail. In the cellars, the temperature is always kept cool to get the perfect taste. The wine tasting referred to at the end of each tour is where you compare different wines and learn about identifying the variety of wines. Wine Bars are well fashioned and you literally learn a lot about wine here.
After finishing the wine tour, we explored the famous eatery – Little Italy, which serves traditional Italian food and wines. It has a relaxed balcony setting, facing the Sula’s estate vineyards, which creates a beautiful sight. Late in the evening, we intended back to the resort. The salient lighting in the night, made the place look even more gorgeous.
It’s basically a one-day-trip-kind-of-place, but if you plan to stay longer and want to explore more, you can consider visiting Soma village and vineyards, which is located in between Sula Vineyards and Boyond by Sula. As seen from outside, it would definitely be worth checking out, lest you’re looking for a change from Sula.
All for now!
I want to walk through something wild, something courageous, something true. I want to stay away from gadgets. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books. I want to live simply. I want to pretend when I want to. I want to listen to my body. I want to write and paint. I want to fall asleep when the moon is high. I want to shout a loud. I want to love someone. I want to wake up slowly one morning with no place to rush off. I want to have tea and not coffee. I want to watch movies. I want to ignore some people. I want to light a candle and pray for peace. I want to go to the beach in the rains. I want to climb mountains. I want to explore the nature and walk through the wild. I want to have the luxury of living the life. I want to because I want to.
My story shouldn’t be calm, but boundless and infinite.
Hour by hour, minute by minute
Clock hands are rushing in all possible unit
Emails and notifications surrounds all through the day
Can I stop dashing and find another way
Slow me down, take me aback
I need to breathe and have some chat
Here and there, in top most gear
Where am I going, I don’t have it clear
Let me say it, I am feeling awkward
Because there is no way, I can be like a bird
Well, this is life, I have realized
I take out time to see the sunrise
Admiring the nature and feeling the rain
Helps me get rid of stress and pain
You can be the same, explore the insane
The world is huge, what’s your plan?