Producer Focus: Lagvinari

This small producer of qvevri wines was founded by the charismatic, curious and dynamic Eko Glonti. Eko’s previous careers were in medicine and geology, and their disciplines show in his sensitive and holistic approach to vine-growing and wine making. From his few hectares of vineyards, Eko makes a wonderfully diverse range of wines from indigenous…

Producer Focus: Mukado Wines

This relatively new estate has a fascinating back-story. Lado Uzanishvili brims with energy, enthusiasm and knowledge. Wine is in his blood. In the 19th century, his forefathers were chief winemakers on the princely estates of Alexander Chavchavadze. They went on to be awarded an Imperial Medallion and 100 gold coins for “Notable and Outstanding Winemaking”…

Producer Focus: Tbilvino

Established in the 1960s, for decades Tbilvino was the state-owned engine that satisfied the thirst for easy-drinking Georgian wine all over the Soviet Union. In the last two decades, following Georgia’s hard-won independence, Tbilvino has been transformed into one of the most dynamic, open-minded, large producers of Georgia. The sprawling old winery complex was consolidated…