Nestled within the vibrant greenery of flourishing vineyards, Rico Vineyards and Wines thrive under meticulous care. Rico crafts wines that strike a balance between sophistication and approachability, extending a warm welcome to both connoisseurs and novices alike. At Rico Wines, we are firm believers that a wine should authentically express its grape varietal and terroir.
From a simple dream to making it a reality, has come a long Dr. Basavaraj Girennavar, way. The journey has been one rollercoaster ride and today Rico Vineyards and Wines stand amidst the lush green vineyards that has been nourished with loving care. Coming from a horticulture background, Dr. Basavaraj worked his way up to get himself a PhD in Horticulture Science from Texas A&M University USA. Operating with its founder’s belief that “Wine is all Heart”, Rico has created wines that are simultaneously sophisticated and accessible with a warm appeal to the connoisseur and without intimidating the novice. Nestled at the Krishna Valley, Rico Wines is just 14 km outside the historic city of Vijayapur (Bijapur). After successfully establishing the winery, Dr. Basavaraj Girennavar realized quality is achieved when every detail is perfected. He is now dedicated towards, connecting Bangalore city with wine tasting and tourism to bring global wines and wine technology to city of Bangalore and India.