York is the brainchild of Lilo Gurnani, a successful entrepreneur with a passion for wine. York Winery is his dream turned into reality. The vision & idea to establish a winery in the burgeoning wine region of Nashik was first conceived in 2004 and the winery was up and running by 2008
A production engineer by qualification, Ravi Shamdasani is the Technical
Director and one of the founding members of York Winery. The winery’s
enviable structure, design & technical superiority is a result of his hands-on
approach & commitment since we first broke ground in 2005.
A Mechanical Engineer & management graduate by qualification, Ravi Gurnani has been part of York Winery since the first year of harvest back in 2008. The numbers guy in the team, he manages the overall business, sales and marketing at York
Kailash is an undergraduate in Oenology (Winemaking) from the prestigious University of Adelaide Wine School in Australia, class of 2010. He is not only the youngest member of the team but also the youngest winemaker in India. Other than his winemaking duties, he handles marketing activities at York.