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Good Harvest of Wheat is Expected in Kakheti Despite of Heavy Rains

Good Harvest of Wheat is Expected in Kakheti Despite of Heavy Rains

The season of wheat harvesting begins in Kakheti. Harvesting of the first crop of wheat is already begun in Sighnaghi region, village Milari. Reaping will start in Dedoplistskaro in two weeks. Farmer Zurab Tetvadze declared to GBC that grain crops have not been destroyed in the region despite the frequent …

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Georgian Farmers to get Agricultural tips on their Mobile Phones

Georgian Farmers to get Agricultural tips on their Mobile Phones

Agro-meteorology stations will send advice to farmers in Kakheti  Next month, some 8,000 farmers in Georgia’s Kakheti region will start receiving free text messages on their mobile phones. The SMS’s will recommend when they should apply treatments to their crops, what kind of how much. The initiative is aimed at …

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Lopota Resort – Pearl of Wine Region Where Time Stands Still

Maka Ghlighvashvili/Commercial Director at Lopota Lake Resort & Spa

Started with only seven rooms, now Lopota resort gains world attention with its unique  environment and shared values, where service creates individual experiences. This place in the cradle of wine is a mix of modern and traditional cultures, the place where Time Stands Still. Lopota Resort is indeed unique place …

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Shilda Winery – Amazing Wine Tasting Complex in Kakheti

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The wine tasting complex by Shilda Winery is underway in Georgia’s wine region Kakheti. Architect company X-architecture works on the project. Area of the complex is 2000 m2, The spacing of the vineyard is translated into the structural grid of the building and articulated through a series of curved beams. …

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Giorgi Ramishvili: Construction of Radisson is at the Final Stage

Giorgi Ramishvili: Construction of Radisson is at the Final Stage

Radisson, locating in Tsinandali near Chavchavadze’s Garden, will receive tourists late this year. According to Giorgi Ramishvili, founder of Silk Road Group, the project is at the final stage. However, reconstruction and repair works are being carried. According to the businessman, the hotel is distinguished not merely in Kakheti, but …

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Wine Shop-Wine Land In Tbilisi

Wine Shop-Wine Land In Tbilisi

Welcome to Georgia-the cradle of wine. Georgia holds unique enchantments for travelers to discover. Wine lovers visit region of Kakheti, Kartli and Imereti, but tourist who are going to spend just couple of days in the country, Tbilisi wine shops offer them different kinds of wines. A newly opened wine …

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Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion. If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you want to know. Students come to his department at the Technical University …

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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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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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