Tourists Will Get To See How Goa’s Feni Is Made

This season, tourists will soon be able to see how feni –Goa’s signature drink- is made at ‘bhatis’. Bhatis are the places where feni is created using traditional means. In 2016, feni was declared as the heritage drink of Goa. These tours were supposed to happen last year but got stalled because of the pandemic.

“Goa tourism is working on the tours, and if all goes well, tourists will get to see how feni is distilled starting this season,” a tourism official said. Goa’s cashew season is only from February to May. Watching the making of this classic drink will expose travellers to a part of Goa’s heritage. President of the cashew feni distillers and bottlers association, Gurudutta Bhakta, said: “They will get to see various processes involved in feni making. It is high time the world gets to see how feni is made.”

Earlier, the cashew apples used to be stomped on to extract the juice. But nowadays mild steel machines are used instead. A distiller said: “Before showcasing the functioning of bhatis to visitors, it would be in the interest of the industry that measures are taken to ensure hygiene at bhatis.”

You Might Also Be Interested In

Goa’s GST Collection Back To Normal
Pending Infrastructure Projects Given The Green Signal In Goa
Government Invites Ideas From The Public For Liberation Day Celebrations
Goa to be developed to become India’s first fisheries hub
Carnival And Valentine’s Day Mash-Up Attracts Tourists In Goa
Rumblers to be installed at Patem-Novebandh accident-prone stretch
Precautions to be taken at Margao Carnival
Vasco Fishing Jetty Project Delayed
Dabolim Airport To Get New Parking Facility
Goa To Have Sunny Skies From Today
Olive Ridely Baby Turtles Released Into The Sea
Mapusa Bus Stand Project In Goa On The Go
Traffic Signal At Navelim Junction Not Yet Commissioned
Mopa Airport Expected To Be Commissioned in 2022
Goa Witnesses Light Rainfall
Zuari Bridge Will Be Partially Closed
Goa’s Mopa Airport Expected To Be Completed By August 2022
Cage Culture Will Be Spread Across Goa To Greatly Improve The Fishing Sector
Chorao Ferry Point To Be Beautified
Noise Pollution Complaints From North Goa To Be Looked Into
Cashew Feni Distillers Are Hopeful For The New Season
Illegal Homes In Orchard Lands To Be Made Legal
Goa’s Carnival Will Be Showcased At Different Airports
Tourist Infrastructure Will Be Allowed In No-Development Zones
Funds requested from Centre to boost tourism
Goa Airport Now Has A Milestone For Handling 100 Relief Flights
Public Lakes And Ponds To Be Fenced
Women Group At Mollem Bird Festival Aim To Make A Difference
Goa Given Rs.300 Crores ‘Gift’ To Amp Up 60th Liberation Day Celebrations
The Temperature Drop In Goa Will Be Temporary
Fire Destroys A Part Of Keri Private Forest
People Can Now Shop With Dry Waste In Mapusa
A Glimpse Into The Cyberage Scheme For Students
Slight Chances of Rainfall In Goa
Goa’s Water Bodies To Be Protected By Being Promoted To ‘wetland’ Status
New Jetty Policy to Regulate Sea Vessels
Fossil Field At Khotode Has Been Scientifically Validated
The Sky Is Yours at IHCL, Goa
Can Condemned Ktc Buses Make Goa Cleaner And Reduce Waste? Yes!
Highest January Temperature In 30 Years
Luxury Bus Ticket Price Not Shot Up Much Even Though Demand Increases
Anchovy Discovery Puts It On The Odd-Fish List Of Goa
Large Ox Rescued From 4 Feet Deep Trench
Funds Allocated To Resume Gsidc Projects
Beach Carrying Capacity For Private Shacks Will Be Studied
Limit Put On Rent-A-Car Permits To Reduce Traffic
Corjuem Fort To Be Restored In Goa
Zuari Bridge Will Be Ready This Year
Tourists Leave Hotels For Rented Flats
Olive Ridley Turtle Eggs May Be Affected By The Rain

For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

Don't miss out!
Subscribe To Newsletter

Receive top news related to Goa right in your inbox!

Invalid email address
Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

Leave a Reply