Coorg’s Wine and Drinks
Coorg is not only famous for it unique dishes but also for special wine and unique beverages too. No feast or ceremony in Coorg is considered complete unless liquor is served and drinking is socially acceptable for both men and women in Coorg.
Homemade wines are prepared from a variety of locally grown fruits, such as , gooseberry, orange peel, orange, grapes, chickoo or sapota, orange plum, beetle nuts and also from paddy. Toddy which is prepared from pine trees and coconut trees are also very popular in Coorg. The wines come in different colours, from red, bright green to dark pink.
Homemade wines are available in local shops across Coorg and toddy is available only at certain local plantations.