An entrepreneur by choice, Paul P John was born 30th September 1965 in Kerala and spent much of his youth in Bangalore where he now resides.
With a degree in Commerce as well, he ventured into the alcohol beverage industry in 1995. With in a short span of just over a decade, his reach spread from his headquarters in Bangalore,Karnataka and expanded into all neighbouring states and across these as as well. Today his company has been declared the 4th largest liquor company in the country with massive production at over 8 locations across 7 states in India and an annual turnover of Rs. 800 crores. His flagship brand, Original Choice dominates popularity charts as a preferred choice in whisky, brandy and rum.
His zeal to surpass the ordinary lead him to create a range of fine wines. Under the guidance of renowned wine maker Lucio Matricardi, the Big Banyan wines are popular across many states and is the preferred choice of many.
Constantly driven to venture new venues and achieve new heights, he stepped into the hospitality industry with Kumarakom Lake Resort, a luxurious five star heritage resort set by the scenic banks of the Vembanad Lake in Kerala. Winner of innumerable national and international awards and accolades, Kumarakom Lake Resort is the realization of his dream to offer the ultimate in luxury and service, creating 'perhaps the only paradise on earth'.
This glorious venture was followed with an exclusive boutique hotel nestled right in the center of Bangalore city. Renowned for its service and facilities The Paul Bangalore created a niche for itself in no time, bringing new meaning to the term luxury.
Next in line to his chain of luxury properties is a resort in Coorg, with construction in progress the resort is expected to be ready with in two years .
His personal passion for single malts eventually leads him to create the Paul John Indian Single Malts. Launched in international markets,every expression of his single malts has won immense appreciation and several acclaimed international awards.