History & Tradition

The history and tradition of Georgian wine are as rich and deep as the wines themselves, dating back over 8,000 years. Recognized as one of the oldest wine regions in the world, Georgia's winemaking heritage is interwoven with the country's cultural and historical identity. The ancient tradition of using Qvevri, large earthenware vessels for fermenting and storing wine, is a testament to this enduring legacy. This method, passed down through generations, is now a part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. Georgian wine history is also marked by its resilience and revitalization, surviving periods of turmoil and resurgence with renewed vigor. The revival of ancient grape varieties and winemaking techniques in recent years highlights a commitment to preserving this precious heritage. Our guide delves into the fascinating history and enduring traditions of Georgian wine, offering an insightful journey into one of the world's most ancient and unique wine cultures.

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