AUGUST 22, 2023
Sampigehoney Estate lies in the Manjarabad region, nestled in the Western Ghats at an elevation of 3800 ft above sea level. Sampige is the local name for the champak flowers that grow in the area, and the estate's name translates to ‘nectar of sampige’. It was established in the year 1980 and is currently run by the second generation of farm owners, Aveen and Yogitha. They are always on the lookout for new methodologies and love experimenting with their coffees. Facilities such as housing, electricity and PPE’s are provided to the farm workers.
The estate sprawls over 80 acres, out of which Arabica varieties like Sarchimor and Chandragiri take up 60 acres. Shade trees such as jack, athi (cluster fig), basari (java/grey fig), Indian coral tree, nandi (African tulip tree), rosewood and silver oak are found here. The estate is also peppered with intercrops like areca nut, mandarin and pepper. It’s not uncommon to spot animals such as bison, barking deer, spotted deer, monkey, wild boar and peacock around the estate.
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