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Tsinandali – Where Wine and Muses Live Together

Tsinandali

Tsinandali is a manorial estate of Georgian noble house Chavchavadze and a popular place not only for wine lovers. Located in Kakheti region of Georgia, 168 kilometers away from Tbilisi, Tsinandali is open for people with different tastes and interests. For wine lovers The very first winery in the Alazani …

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Armenia Lowers Cognac Production, Steps Up Wine Instead

Armenia Lowers Cognac Production, Steps Up Wine Instead

Armenia, the country that prides itself in its cognac as the historic and national product, has lowered its production to 7,740 thousand liters in the January-June of 2015. This amount is 11,6% less than the quantity produced during the same period of last year.  In the meantime, production of wine …

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Georgia’s Wine and History in Focus at Svaneti Museum

Svaneti Museum

Svaneti region invites visitors to learn about the country’s multicultural history and ancient wine culture. The Svaneti Museum in Georgia’s north-west alpine town Mestia will host two educational programsMulticultural Georgia and Wine and Vines in Georgia from September 1-3 for Georgian youth. The lectures will be held at the Museum’s …

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Washington Post: 5 Georgian Wines to Try

Georgian Wines

Washington Post published an article presenting and offering its readers 5 Georgian wines that are “a taste of history.” Columnist Dave McIntyre, who recently visited Georgia, makes a wonderful case for the wines mentioned below and assesses each of them by three categories: exceptional, excellent and very good. Check out the list …

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Kakheti Prepares For This Year’s Harvest

kakheti harvest

The grape harvesting season starts in Georgia and the country’s famous wine region Kakheti is completely immersed in the grape picking bustle. Today the Rtveli 2015 Coordination Centre for grape vintage opened in Telavi in the heart of Kakheti under the supervision of the Government. The Centre will operate 24/7 …

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Saperavi Finds a Home in Central Pennsylvania

saferavi

Fero Vineyards and Winery in Lewisburg specialize in European grape varieties. One that has found a home is Saperavi, the most common black grape from the country Georgia. Chuck and Daneen Zaleski, owners, sourced Saperavi vines from the descendants of Dr. Konstantin Frank. Years prior to coming to the United …

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Taste of Eastern Georgia: What Goes With Wine?

Harvest time, which is called Rtveli in Georgian, is approaching. It means, it is also time to plan an autumn trip to here. In order to make you hungry for impressions, we gonna tell you something about Eastern Georgian cuisine, while wine needs extra attention and much more that one article. …

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Three Georgian Wine Centers have Opened in China

While Georgian wine is found on many London and New York wine lists, it was virtually unknown for Asia, but recentrly three Georgian wine centers have opened in China’s Xinjiang province. One of the largest importers of Georgian wine to China, Xinjiang Beifangjianda Trade Co, was responsible for opening the Georgian …

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The Independent Names Two Georgian Wines Among Best Orange Wines

The Independent, has named two Georgian wines among The 13 best orange wines. First place has been taken by Tbilvino Qvevri 2011 for £9, and tenth by Ramaz Nikoladze’s Tsolikouri of 2013, costing £21. The newspaper provides readers with a brief information about the Georgian Qvevri winemaking technology and several local wine …

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Wines from Abkhazia Replaced Georgian in Russia

Due to the devaluation of the ruble in the first half wine imports from the European Union fell sharply: not everyone can afford the product at  new prices. Because of this, a supplier from Abkhazia Mistral Alco became a leader among importers for the first time. As per  the data …

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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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