Peach Orchard is an Integrated Horticulture Development Program for commercial deciduous fruit production in Bhutan. Following the guidelines of the Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
A policy by the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck that was also found in his book, “When Planting an Orchard”; The primary objective in agricultural development should be self-sufficiency and maximize wealth using available land. Abandoned lands and other fertile lands should only be utilized for raising fruit and vegetable crops.
Under this guidelines, Bhutan's orchards is generally located on mountain slopes in between the cultivated fields and the forest cover, dry lands in the valley bottoms, and along the mountain slope contours.
A Bhutanese recipe from The Gelephu Distillery, under the Bhutanese Army Welfare Project.
The Annual Peach Harvest in Bhutan is in the month of June and the varieties ranges from July Elberta, Floradsun, Nonome Wase, Shimizu, Hakuhou, and Redhaven species in Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, and Samtse
Appearance: Light Gold Pale Straw
Natural and pure fruit flavor features the taste of juicy and fully ripe peaches. An impressive sweet and fruitiness on the palate with a lingering aftertaste.
Alcohol Content 12% - 750mL bottling