Emerging Wine Regions: Georgia

Vineyards in Georgia – Georgian National Wine Agency

 

With one of the oldest wine making traditions in the world, Georgia is believed by many to be the birthplace of wine making. DNA evidence has shown that wine was made in the region at least 7,000 years ago!

The Middle Ages was a golden period for winemaking in Georgia. As in Burgundy, local monks and farmers studied the terroir and plant the best grapes in the best areas.

Read the rest of the article by Bottlenotes to find out why Georgian wines are “on the tip of every hip somm’s tongue”.

Try the recommended Pheasant’s Tears wines.