The perfect summer wine: Dzelshavi

Lockdown is making life far more challenging for us all but we’ve found a silver lining is a heightened appreciation for what we put on our tables. With summer fast approaching, thoughts turn to the delicious lighter foods and drinks we can enjoy in the sunshine. Fingers crossed the British summer stays fine! Dzelshavi is…

Georgian Wine UK – April Update

30th April 2020   Georgian Wine in the UK – April Update Exports of Georgian wine to the UK have increased greatly: the latest figures from the National Wine Agency of Georgia show a tenfold increase year on year for the first quarter. This is despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, as Sarah Abbott…

Tavkveri: the shark of wines

What do sharks and wine have in common? Not much! Though this grape is nicknamed after one the ocean’s most elusive predators: Hammerheads. These red grapes are evocatively nicknamed for the unusual flat top of each bunch. Tavkveri is highly unusual in that it is a female vine. Most cultivated grape vines are hermaphroditic, which…