Grapes fruits are used for making wine, jam, juice and jelly, Nashik is known as grape capital of India and best variety of grapes export from the country. Nashik valley wine also has geographical indicator in India and the grape varieties raised in the Nashik valley for white and red wine are Chenin blanc, Sauvignon blanc, Merlot,Shiraz and Thompson Seedless grapes.
Other well known varieties of grapes grown in India are Tas-A-Ganesh, Gulabi, Perlette, Bhokri, Shared Seedless, Dilkhush and Bangalore Blue Grapes.
Maharashtra is the India’s largest producer of grapes and Nashik also know as Wine Capital of India, leads the list of grape producing areas in Maharashtra followed by Sangli, Satara and Ahmednagar.
The state of Karnataka is second largest producer of grapes in India and known for growing different varieties of grapes including Bangalore Blue, Thomson seedless, Anab-E-Shahi Dilkush and Tas-A-Ganesh, also Bangalore Blue received a geographical indication tag.
Chikkaballapur, Kolar and districts around Bangalore like Nandi Valley are well famous for grapes, vineyards and wineries. Top Karnataka Wineries & Vineyards includes Grover Zampa Vineyards, Alpine Wineries, Kinvah Vineyards,Heritage Winery and Big Banyan Wines.
Tamil Nadu is third largest producer of grapes in India, after the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. Cumbum or Kambam valley is known as Grapes city of South India and the has most vigorous activity in agriculture including crops like Groundnut, Mango, Coconut and other fruits and vegetables.
Different varieties of grapes mainly grown in the Rangareddy, Chittoor and Medak districts of Andhra Pradesh. Major varieties are Anab-e-Shahi, Bangalore Blue, Tas A Ganesh and Thompson Seedless grapes are grown in Andhra Pradesh.
Mizoram state sharing borders with other three of the Seven Sister States of India namely Tripura, Assam and Manipur. The Mizo Hills is an ideal place for grapes gowning and the well known Hnahlan village of the state is the largest grapes producer village of India.
In north India, grapes are mainly cultivated in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Thompson Seedless, Black Sahebi, Black Prince and Anab-e-Shahi are few most popular types of grapes grown in Punjab.
Grape is one of the very popular crops in Haryana and grown commercially for fruit, jam, jelly and wine making. Haryana and Punjab are two most popular and largest producer of agricultural products in India.
The Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh is suitable for grapes farming, Ratlam is one of the place in the state where farmer and their farming practices put Titari village on global wine map ,Titari for Ambi grapes Vineyard.
Jammu & Kashmir is well known for cultivation of best quality apples, strawberries and Repora grapes. Repora grapes is known for best cultivation of grapes including Hussaini and Sahibi along with Kishmish, Anabeshai and Ruby variety as well as Thomson seedless.
Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is suitable for grapes and grapevines. The organic grapes produced in Kinnour are locally known as Rokh Dakhan and one of the supplement for Indian wine industry.