The “Prince Makashvili Cellar” company was founded in 2003 (In 2010 was changed to “Our Wine”) by five individuals with the purpose of producing high quality natural wine using old Georgian traditions of viticulture and wine-making. Presently, the company owns 5.5ha of vineyards, located in Kakheti Region, in the historically well-known Kardanakhi and Bakurtsikhe viticulture micro zones’ best terroirs, named as “Tsarapi,” “Akhoebi,” and ”Uroebi.” These terroirs are located in Alazani river gorge, on the Northern slopes of Gombori mountain ridge, 320-400 meters above sea level with an eastern exposition. The soils are rich in nutrients.
Vineyards vary in age, from 15 to 45 years. Density of stumps also varies from 3,600 to 4,800 stumps per 1ha. Biodynamic method of vineyard management is utilized, controlling the yield to not exceed 3 tons per hectare. The wines are made in the traditional Kakhetian method, with the fermentation, maceration and maturation taking place in qvevri.