Home / Tag Archives: wine

Tag Archives: wine

Georgian Natural Sparkling Wine in Top 10

The famous American edition Esquire published an article in which 10 best Pét-Nat (natural sparkling wines) were listed, worth up to 40 $. Pét-Nat, abbreviated Pétillant naturel, méthode ancestrale or rural method, is the oldest recipe for sparkling wine making and as master of winemaking, Isabel Lezheron says, “One of …

Read More »

5 Things: Satavado’s Tim Sozashvili on Georgian Wine

We ask Tim Sozashvili about drinking Georgian wine in China – and yes, that would be Georgia the country. What is your connection to Georgian wine? Every Georgian is somehow connected to wine. My grandfather has a vineyard and he makes wine at home, in Georgia. My uncle’s winery is …

Read More »

Small Production Winery Artizani to be Among Vivino.com Best Wines

Small production winery Artizani was founded in 2015, by three friends- Salome Andrazashvili, Irakli Gvaramia and Data Mgeladze. The main value of the product is natural way of producing, using minimal technological interference and rejecting any chemical or natural additives. Name Artizani comes from a French word, which means master …

Read More »

The Economist on Georgian Wine: Vintage Past, Rosé Future

This week Georgia became the first guest wine region at the shiny new Cité de Vin museum in Bordeaux. Georgians have been making wine for 8,000 years. Though debate still swirls over whether that makes them the oldest winemakers, the drink is central to their culture. The national wine agency …

Read More »

Georgian Wines Tasting in Amsterdam

Georgian wine in Amsterdam

At a Georgian wines tasting held recently in Amsterdam, Dutch sommeliers tried various parings. The winner was Satrapezo Saperavi Qvevri 2014 pairing with wild goose. The event was attended by local sommeliers, journalists and wine writers. “Sommeliers from Western Europe have a general interest in our wines but they need …

Read More »

Kolkhetian Vine and Wine Association Established in Georgia

Kolkhetian Vine and Wine Association was founded in Zugdidi. Together with the initiative group of winemakers and vendors, the association is the founder of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia. The aim of the Association is to support the restoration of Kolkhetian vine species (colony, …

Read More »

Vintage Past, Rosé Future: Georgian Wine

Vintage Past, Rosé Future: Georgian Wine

​This week Georgia became the first guest wine region at the shiny new Cité de Vin museum in Bordeaux. Georgians have been making wine for 8,000 years. Though debate still swirls over whether that makes them the oldest winemakers, the drink is central to their culture. The national wine agency …

Read More »

Georgia Wins Top Awards at Competition of Extreme Wines in Italy

Georgian wines have received top awards at international wine competition ‘Mondial des Vins Extrêmes CERVIM’ in Valle d’Aosta, Italy. Badagoni Saperavi Reserve 2010 was awarded with Grand Gold medal, the competition’s highest award. Another Georgian wine – Chigogidze Wines Saperavi 2015 – was awarded with a silver medal. CERVIM – Centre …

Read More »