Please join me and Beka Gotsadze of Gotsa Wines this Saturday for a chat about natural wine, qvevri, flor, biodynamics, and more.
Instagram Live with Taste Georgia
Keto Ninidze and Sarah May Grunwald
Please join Keto Ninidze and I this Saturday on Instagram Live for a discussion on natural wine, feminism in Georgia, permaculture, Adjika, and more.
Wine Boutique in Tbilisi
Wall of wine at Wine Boutique in Tbilisi I recently had to come to Tbilisi for a span of a little less than three days. We had to sign documents at the Bank of Georgia. It was a last minute trip, so I didn't have any real plans to do anything such as going out to Kakheti and visiting winemakers for wine tours or checking out whatever hot new restaurant has opened up. These inhumane hours that bring you in and... Read more
19 Reasons to Visit Georgia in 2019
We asked our local blogger what are her favorite reasons to visit Georgia in 2019.
Georgia has been an up and coming destination recently. Each year, top travel magazines are promoting it as one of the spots to explore in that year. While there are many more reasons for you to... Read more
A beautiful glass of amber wine in Kakheti
Wine is made in vineyards Views of vineyards on our Kakheti wine tour is one of our favorite things in the world. Papari Valley has gorgeous organic vineyards. Wine tours are a great experience for... Read more
Testing Tasting Georgia
I joined the Saveur Cookbook Club which featured Tasting GeorgiaA food and wine journey in the Caucasus for the month of January. My fellow Georgiaphile
18 Reasons to visit Georgia in 2018
Georgia has thousands of things to love, but for the sake of the number 18, we give you our top 18. 1. Tbilisi: It one of the most dynamic capital cities in Europe, with a range of places to visit. During its history many cultures have left their mark, creating a mosaic of art building styles. Read more
Georgia is the cradle of wine
In a study that was published on Monday, researchers lead by Dr Patrick McGovern, a molecular archaeologist from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and lead author of the study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, discovered telltale signs of wine residue on pottery shards from two archaeological sites in... Read more
A Rose by any other name is Rkatsiteli?
In the first week of May 2017, I joined a group of wine and travel writers, social media influencers and sommeliers and traveled around Georgia for five days on a Familiarisation trip organised in part by the National Georgian Wine Agency, National Georgian Tourism Agency and Taste Georgia. It was a trip organised around the 2017 edition of the New Wine Festival. I enjoy wine festivals and fairs because there are a large amount of producers in one place which gives wine... Read more
Georgia for wine lovers
jWhen we think of historical, old world wine regions, we imagine the rolling hills of Tuscany, riding a bike along the Loire, Chateaus in Bordeaux or glamorous high end design wineries in La Rioja. While the Mediterranean basin and some of Europe claim a few thousand years of wine history, we have to look further east, to Transcaucasia, the cradle of wine. The country of Georgia is the only region in the world where the relationship between humans and wine was never interrupted. Read more