GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP
GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP

Winemaking sisters in Thailand face tight restrictions on alcohol sales that favour billionaire drinks producers

  • Mimi and Nikki Lohitnavy have battled Thailand’s tropical climate, chased off elephants from their vineyards and won over a sceptical public
  • Now they must overcome restrictive Thai laws on alcohol sales that favour its duopoly of drinks giants if they are to continue making their award-winning wines

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP
GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima, 170km (105 miles) north of Bangkok in Thailand, looks like it has been be pulled straight from a Tuscany tourism advert. Photo: AFP
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