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Georgia Special Production to be Represented in Berlin

 Georgian product will be represented on exhibition held in Berlin, on October 19-21, with the name of ”Georgia Special”. The event will be organized by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia “Enterprise in Georgia”, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, …

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French Museum Raises a Glass To ‘Cradle of Wine-Making’ Georgia

French Museum Raises a Glass To 'Cradle of Wine-Making' Georgia

France’s Cite de Vin museum will toast Georgia’s 9,000-year history as the global birthplace of wine-making in a new exhibition from Monday. The wine history museum in the southwestern city of Bordeaux – dubbed “adult Disneyland” when it opened last year – will showcase 125 objects from the Black Sea …

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The Georgian Kvevri Winemaking Process

The Georgian Kvevri Winemaking Process

As I’m currently in Georgia for a research trip (order the book), I thought it might be a good moment to discuss production of wine using the ancient kvevri method. For most people, just even the name kvevri seems difficult to wrap your head around but it’s actually not (read …

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TheNewYorkTimes: The California of the Caucasus

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, has an ancient wine culture, thermal baths, excellent food — and an unlikely electronic music scene. Party on. Back when Georgia — a country bordered by the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains — was behind the Iron Curtain, it was fancied the California of the …

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Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

On July 2nd at Aguiló Vinateria in Falset (Tarragona, Spain) wine journalist and certified sommelier Miquel Hudin will be leading a masterclass and tasting on the wines from the country of Georgia. Created as an overview to the viticulture and winemaking of Georgia, the class will start with the history …

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Kakheti: Georgia’s cradle of wine – Euronews

Kakheti

Kakheti is Georgia’s main wine-producing region in the country’s east. Wine grapes have been cultivated in these lands for 8,000 years, which, archaeologists say, makes Kakheti the cradle of wine. A total of 104 endemic varieties of grapes grow at the Alaverdi Monastery of Saint George, which traces its history …

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