Georgia Themed Holiday Gifts

By Taste Georgia

Well, 2016, an admittedly difficult year is finally coming to an end. But you still have gifts to buy, dinners to prepare and holidays to celebrate. To help you out, I have come up with a list of products that everyone on your holiday list will enjoy. For the book lover: Look not further than Alice Feiring's Read more

Why Georgia?

By Taste Georgia

By Sarah May Grunwald Considering the long hiatus I’ve taken from blogging here, I had to ask for advice from a writers’ group I’m in. Projects, life, art, work… they’ve all gotten in the way of writing about Georgia, and distractions aside I find it difficult to write about Georgia anyway because Georgia is so familiar to me, I make the assumption that it is familiar for everyone else. Illogical. My colleagues, Meg Houston Maker, and Robbin Gheesling suggested coming back to my blog and... Read more

Eko Glonti of Lagvinari Part 1

By Taste Georgia

“Gaumarjos!” Victory! To Georgia!" The ubiquitous Georgian host breaks bread and all around the table are satiated and happy. Why not? It's been a stimulating evening of conversations and arguments. An evening, it feels, that’s been repeated many times over the last year or so. There’s that infamous tablecloth, the high ceilings, the rooms full of art and artifacts all contributing to an ambiance with character. Eko’s flawless wines however are of course the focus. Read more... Read more

The Best Wine Bars in Tbilisi

By Taste Georgia

Georgia's capital city, Tbilisi, is a fun and exciting city for travellers to enjoy its rich tapestry of colliding cultures, eat fantastic Georgian cuisine and drink wine from all of Georgia's wine regions. As the capital of the land that gave us wine 8000 years ago, it's no surprise that Tbilisi offers up some of the best wine bars in the country. Here are my top four...... Read more

Impossible Valais with José Vouillamoz

By Taste Georgia

Have you ever been to an event, where you had no idea why you were there, or why you were invited? One where you look around at the people and the atmosphere, and you think to yourself, “I am out of my league here.” This happened to me a few weeks ago. It was one of the most unique and riveting tastings of my wine career, with people I liked and admired, that was led and organized by one of the world's leading ampelologists and wine sleuths; the highly celebrated co-author of Wine Grapes, José Vouillamoz. He called it Impossible... Read more

Bibenda Day 2012

By Taste Georgia

I haven't had much time for wine tasting lately.  I am studying for the Rome Guide Exam and it is more or less taking over my life.  I've attended a few tastings with our ladies tasting group and, recently, Bibenda Day at the Hotel Cavalieri.  I've... Read more