Shillong, Meghalaya is the destination to head to if you are looking for homemade fruit wines. Shillong is also known as the Scotland of the East. Wine Festival witnessing participation from local wine makers is a hit here. It is organised by Forever Young Sports Club every November. Homemade wines from states like Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Garo hills, Khasi hills etc. are showcased here. Grapes, sohiong (blackberries), strawberry, pear, peach, pineapple, ginger, dates, guava, sohphie nam (myrica nagi), plum, passion fruit, watermelon and mulberry, wines made from coffee, orange, coconut, tomato, hibiscus, rice, celery and green tea etc. have found their way in this festival over the years. Smooth and strong wines from strawberries, pineapples, ginger and plums, a mixture of pears and blackberries, from cucumbers, peaches are made by Khasi wineries. Fruits are locally grown for making these wines.