Hyundai TUCSON’s latest India Coffee Stories merge comfort with luxury as India’s leading coffee connoisseur, Suhas Dwarkanath uncovers the unexplored aspects of the beverage through its history, the craft of production, drinking culture and anecdotes from its producers across coffee-growing India. In the second leg, falling back to the comfort of his personal drive, he journeys through spice-laden plantations to one of the oldest coffee destinations of India, Wayanad, revisiting a piece of history at a time.
Kicking off from Mangalore, he uncovers the tale of monsooning coffee and zips through the state’s plantations in search of rich flavours, discovering unique consumption cultures of Wayanad. The connoisseur’s nose takes him across bumpy turfs, prehistoric caves and panoramic facades while the premium Hyundai TUCSON remains a reliable travel partner.
All photographs by Siddharth Kejriwal