Indian wine industry on cusp of a sunrise? The rise of health-conscious consumers is an opportunity for wineries across India to offer better consumption choices.

The younger age profile of, health-consciousness and environmental concerns among consumers are going hand-in-hand with a new-found awareness about Indian wines, their affordability and global recognition in recent years.

Vikram Achanta and Dhananjay Sardeshpande sounded out a cross-section of the ecosystem – wine makers, sommeliers, hospitality outlets and retail trade – and emerged wondering: Are we heading towards the long-awaited ‘sunrise’ for vineyards, wineries and wine enthusiasts?