It may surprise you to know that Georgia has the world’s oldest and long-lasting tradition of winemaking, dating back over 8,000 years. Today, there are more than 500 indigenous grape varieties still cultivated here.
You should definitely try some of the best Georgian wines because you will feel more than surprised by its taste. White assortments are fruity and fresh. Amber wines usually enfold the palate with richer flavour. Finally, red wines tend to be sweeter, because cooler temperature during fermentation prevents all the sugar in grapes from converting into alcohol. All these wines have the same taste as centuries ago because its preparation technology observes unique old traditions.
A must-see destination is a wine-growing region of Kakheti in East Georgia and the province of Imereti where you can taste different wines. However, wine production is not only confined to Kakheti region: Shida Kartli, Kvemo Kartli, Imereti, Samegrelo, Guria, and Adjara are also top wine regions in the country. You will see how bigger wineries and local families prepare this drink and how it is stored. In addition, then you will explore the traditions of the Georgian feast such as making toasts and drinking wine from special vessels.
Lastly, do not forget to visit one of the best Wineries & Vineyards in Georgia: Chateau Mukhrani, Tunnel Winery Khareba’s, Pheasant’s Tears Winery (Signagi), Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House (Kvareli).
Taste the true flavour of the grape drink in one of the best world´s wine regions. Welcome to Georgia!