Please join me and Beka Gotsadze of Gotsa Wines this Saturday for a chat about natural wine, qvevri, flor, biodynamics, and more.
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.
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
Georgia boasts a diverse landscape. You can find high peaks of the Caucasus, a desert, colorful hills in Kakheti, gorgeous lakes, and medieval defense towers in rural regions to name a few. It also boasts with ancient cave towns - Vardzia, Uplistsikhe, and David Gareji. They are different from each other, both with the construction and the period it was built. In this post, we'll discover the oldest one - Uplistsikhe. An... Read more
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
On the outside looking in One of my favorite houses to visit in Old Tbilisi is a little 19th century wooden house that is located on Betlemi Street. The staircase leading up to the very typical Tbilisi veranda has gorgeous multicolor stain glass windows that seem to glow as bright as electricity at sunset. It feels as if the unknown architect designed the veranda with sunset in mind. The windows light up and as the sun moves slowly down... Read more
Tbilisi is a great walking city and for photographs. I love walking through the backstreets to take photos of all the texture and colors. There are so many layers in this city. No matter how much time goes on, I love being a tourist in Tbilisi and taking walking tours in different parts of the city. There are still many secret spots in the Old Town area. It's just a matter of touring a different corner. Check it out: Read more
Tbilisi’s history dates back to the 5th century, when it was founded on the hot springs from which it gets its name. “Tbilisi,” in old Georgian, means “warm,” and legend has it that King Erekle was so impressed by the sulfur springs, he founded a new city then and there. Tbilisi was one of the most strategically placed cities in the history of Eurasia. It’s right at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, and its role in the past on the Silk Road always made it prone to foreign invaders ranging from Persians to Mongols to, more recently, the Soviet Red Army. All have... Read more
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