Georgia: a visit to dreamland by Tim Atkin MW

Gogi Dakishvili of Schuchmann Wines
Gogi Dakishvili of Schuchmann Wines

Tim Atkin MW spent some time in Georgia recently, exploring the rich wine culture and variety of indigenous grapes.

Wine is part of Georgia’s DNA, too. This is the so-called cradle of wine – grape pips have been found here that date back more than 8,000 years – but it’s so much more than a living museum. Wine is the national drink, consumed with gusto in a series of toasts and salutations at official meals, but also in countless bars and restaurants. Tbilisi is a wine city that’s every bit as vibrant as Bordeaux, Mendoza, Logroño or Florence.

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