Celebrate the rebirth of
an 8,000 year-old tradition.
Georgian winemakers are harnessing an 8,000-year national heritage to produce some of the world’s most unique and distinctive fine wines. Transforming a cottage industry into an emerging artisanal powerhouse. And celebrating the individualism of Georgian winemaking. Join them and become a part of tying wine’s deep past to a dynamic and exciting future.
Jul 25 2018
“Located on the border of Eastern Europe and Asia, Georgia has an astonishing 8,000-year-old winemaking history. Central to the nation’s oenological heritage are its skin-contact qvevri wines, widely consumed by those in Georgia and neighboring countries for millennia. Thanks to a growing worldwide trend of “natural” winemaking, the category’s undisputed OG is now garnering international attention…”Go to Article >
Jul 18 2018
“Qvevri making...’The process is laborious and time consuming. As each layer is added [the qvevri maker] scores the edges of the inner wall of the qvevri, and then simultaneously uses his right shoulder to drive, and his forearm to twist, the clay into the scored area. All the while his left hand is gently pressing inwards on the outer wall to make sure the new clay maintains shape. This is an art...’”
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Jul 11 2018
“Indigenous grapes are special, though… Wines made from the indigenous grapes of the former Communist nations in Central and Eastern Europe are increasingly gaining worldwide recognition. Historically and sociopolitically, it’s a major development…”
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