Stuart Pigott on Georgian Wine

Giorgi Dakishvili & Burkhard Schuchmann
Giorgi Dakishvili and Burkhard Schuchmann from Vinoterra and Schuchmann wineries

Renowned Riesling expert, Stuart Pigott, expresses his thoughts on Georgian wine after a tasting led by Lisa Granik MW in Brooklyn at Hotel Delmano.

During my June 2008 tour of Georgia the most exciting wines were those being made by Dr. Giorgi Dakishvili at Vinoterra in Qvevri, that is fermenting them in Georgian “amphora”, were the most striking and exciting of all. That was also the case at today’s tasting, but the best wines were even better than those I experienced there five years ago.

Read the whole article on Stuart’s blog here.

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