Georgian Wine

Wine has been produced in what is now called the Republic of Georgia for thousands of years, making it one of the oldest wine-producing countries in the world. It’s situated between the Caucus Mountains and the Black Sea, bordering Russia, Turkey, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Many native grape varieties existed in the countrysides, and were eventually used for wine. 9000 year-old archeological findings indicate wine production, and the Georgian word “ghvino” is said to be the root of “vin,” “vino,” and eventually, “wine.” 

Wine production continued through the centuries as empires grew and nations claimed territories. In the 6th century, the Ikhalto monastery and academy was founded near Telavi. With wine production playing an important role in the newly-founded Christian religion, Ikhalto became an important center of viticulture and even established a wine academy. Georgia became a largely Christian nation and as a result, was mostly left alone Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Georgia View all

  • Saperavi

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Rkatsiteli

    Not widely known about in western markets, this ancient white grape variety is broadly distributed across eastern Eur...

  • Muscat

    History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...

  • Mtsvane

  • King

Subregions of Georgia

Popular Wineries in Georgia View all

  • Tiger Mountain Vineyards

    Tiger Mountain Vineyards is nestled on a hillside high up in Rabun County, on the rocky, sunny sl...

  • Marani

    Marani is a wine produced by Telavi Wine Cellar since 1915 in the Kakheti province of Georgia. ...

  • Georgia Wines

    Once Upon a Time… there was a heart doctor who at heart was a “closet farmer”. In the spring of 1...

  • Telavi Wine Cellar

    For nearly a century, Telavi Wine Cellar has blended innovation with the sense of history, keep...

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  • Habersham Winery Scarlett Red Blend NV


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    Wine review by lgbagby

  • Hello everyone, I'm Carlos, originally from Puerto Rico, transplanted to ... that there are wineries in Georgia so I will be visiting and tasting their wines, and learn from them as much as I can. Look forward to your replies to my questions. (already poted a couple before noticing the introduction  categor Read More

    Forum post in the topic Not too late to introduce myself

  • Marani Mukuzani 2005


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Grammy Collection Saperavi Private Reserve 2007


    I love dry Saperavi from Georgia, but this is a disappointment. Appearance is a dark, but very cloudy purple/red. Legs took a bit of time to form due to all the particulate matter.Nose is very yeasty and earthy with overtones of mint and allspice. Taste is almost plastic, with dark pit fruits and again a hint of mint and vegetal matter. The yeas... Read More

    Wine review by Steve Peter

  • Marani Kindzmarauli 2009


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Tbilvino Saperavi 2008


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    Wine review by sfquixote

  • Teliani Valley Saperavi 2006


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    Wine review by sfquixote

  • Marani Mtsvane Dry White 2009


    Another delightful expedition to the cradle of wine-making - the beautiful Caucasus nation of Georgia (Kvartselo). Here we have the native Mtsvane grape doing duty as a highly quaffable dry table wine and we'd like to see more of this quality at the price point. The chamomile tea nose is reminiscent of Rousanne as is the effect on the palate w... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • Marani Mukuzani 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by Giorgi71

  • Habersham Vineyards White Muscadine NV


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    Wine review by Punitor

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