Pick Your Own Grapes At Perak's Saloma Vineyard

By Ahmad Erwan Othman

SITIAWAN (Bernama) -- It is a rather surreal experience to be walking under the dangling clusters of grapes at the Saloma Vineyard and Nursery in Lekir, Perak.

Vineyards are a hugely rare sight in a tropical country like Malaysia. In fact, many are not even aware that grapes, which is native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia, could be grown here.

Visitors are given the chance to choose and pluck the grapes of their choice before paying for it. This is a concept similar to that practiced by strawberry growers in Cameron Highlands.....