KRSMA SHINES with Passion, Patience & Perseverence

Tell any foreigner that India makes wines, and you’ll get an absolutely surprised face! But then, tell an Indian that we make wine in the Hampi Hills, and that’s a bigger shock. And they find themselves further astonished on tasting the wines that KRSMA Estates, the sole vintners in the archeologically rich UNESCO World Heritage region have been crafting. Yes, not just producing, but crafting. As they complete a decade of successful winemaking, it’s been one of turning the odds in their favour, putting Indian wines on the world’s wine map and redefining what human passion, patience and persistence can yield.

Bottles of 2012 Sauvignon Blanc
Bottles of 2012 Sauvignon Blanc

If you know KRSMA, you would know the story of Krishna Prasad and Uma Chigurupati christening KRSMA through the union of their names and their passion for running marathons. Krishna got his first taste of wine at an early age courtesy of a local bishop who had imported it from the Vatican. And it enthralled him like a cruel mistress that wouldn’t let go. Uma only learnt about the extent of his passion when after their marriage she moved into their two- bedroom apartment and found herself appointed the Cellar Master of their home winery!


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