May 27, 2017
Where did vitis vinifera originate? Where do we think winemaking started? We think it's from the area that is now the Republic of Georgia. Once part of the USSR, this small, beautiful nation is reemerging as a wine power so it's time for an overview!
Here are the show notes:
Top level stuff...
An Historical Relic: Qveri (Kwhere-vree)
Grapes: 500+ indigenous grape varietals found in Georgia,
The wines of Georgia have a little ways to go, but they are a fascinating slice of vinous history and worth seeking out or trying if they are ever right in front of you!