Drink Saperavi this Christmas

Is there a red grape more suited to Christmas feasting than Saperavi? This versatile grape can be used to make dry, semi-sweet, full-on sweet, and fortified wines. If you wanted, you could drink nothing but Saperavi with every part of your Christmas meal! It’s a grape of incredible character, balancing refreshing acidity with intense chocolate and…

Is that a wolf in the vines?

Caucasian Shepherd dogs guarding Georgia’s wineries make a trip to wine country unlike any other. At the peak of the Gombori mountain pass, travelers find a little hut shrouded in cloud or birdsong, depending on the time of year. For many wine-questing visitors to Kakheti, this coffee house, high above the cloud line, is their…

3 ways the Qvevri festival is a one-stop introduction to Georgian culture

This walk-around tasting is hosted and promoted by four independent Georgian wine importers: Taste of Georgia; GvinoUK; 8000 Vintages, and Proper Natural Wine. Guests will discover 20 different qvevri wines from across Georgia, as well as exceptional Georgian food from specialist Walnut and Spice. Throughout the afternoon there will be a walk-around tasting with experts…