It is nice to see Bagrationi getting some much deserved attention in this article by Ellen Bhang for The Boston Globe. The charmat method is also used at Bagrationi, based in Tbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia. The company, a leading producer of bubbly in the former Soviet country, is named for a prince who established the sparkling wine house in 1882. Winemakers craft native grapes like chinebuli (also known as chinuri), mtsvane, and tsitska into a frothy sparkler offering appetizing scents of apples and a touch of yeastiness. Read the whole article here. Try Bagrationi 1882 “Classic” Brut for yourself!