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Vinoge Reveales Top 5 Georgian Wines of July 2017

Wine club Vinoge named top 5 Georgian Wines for July, 2017. Focusing on amber wines. Kisi traditional, Lukasi, 2015 Cellar Lukasi ripened Kisi on chacha, following Kakhetian traditional rule, picked in Argokhi. The wine spent a year in the oak. It’s an amber wine, with very effective first sweet flavor, …

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Vino Underground: Wine Heaven

Vino Underground: Wine Heaven

Enek poured a rosy-colored splash of wine into our glasses, avidly explaining how this particular Aladasturi grape vine was meticulously cultivated in its native west Georgia. In a tasting ritual uncommon in Georgia, we swirled it, sniffed it and savored the flavor as it caressed our tongues. Here in the …

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Real Old World: Georgia’s Ancient Vineyards

Real Old World: Georgia's Ancient Vineyards

Why are Stalin’s favourite wines on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List? We head to Georgia’s vineyards to find out. TWO LITRES OF wine. In one gulp. From out of something that looks a lot like a horn transported from deep in the Austrian Alps. “Yes, it happens,” says my guide, …

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How Winemaking Companies Are Getting Ready?

How Winemaking Companies Are Getting Ready?

Intense preparatory works are underway in the Kakheti Region for the coming vintage. This yearthe Kakheti Region expects to pick about 200 000 tons of grapes of which, according to preliminary forecasts, 150 000 tons will be used for industrial processing. Giorgi Samanishvili, head of the vintage coordination center and …

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WineWednesday Spotlight #38: Kindzmarauli Marani Rkatsiteli

Contributed by Christine Havens, Portland-based wine writer and former winemaker who has become a Vivino featured user with over 37,000 followers largely thanks to her wine ratings. An early adopter, Ms. Havens has been sharing her reviews with fellow users since the app hit the US market in late fall 2011. …

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“The Guardian” Calls Georgian Rkatsiteli “Wonderful”

"The Guardian" Calls Georgian Rkatsiteli "Wonderful"

“In the newly insular Britain, a little gastronomic cosmopolitanism is not only fun and delicious, it almost feels like an act of resistance”, reads a new article in The Guardian. Not without a dash of English humour, the article titled “Cabernet and kimchi? Or syrah and sashimi?” covers some of the …

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Pheasant’s Tears Rkatsiteli Among Guardian’s Latest Wine List

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Guardian publishes an article about wine and food parings; The rise of new cuisines, whether Asian or Scandinavian, has led to a search for wines to match them, so agency names six best wines, among of which Georgian Rkatsiteli has been listed. Sometimes a wine and food match is so harmonious …

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More than 119 Thousand Tons of Grapes Processed in Kakheti

According to the National Wine Agency, 119 thousand tons of grapes have been processed since the start of the harvest in Kakheti region, as of 6 October 12. Revenues from the sale of the crop reached GEL 81 million. As of October 5, more than 118 thousand tons of grapes …

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