Home to an exceptional array of ingredients and a unique blend of diverse influences, this historic area in the Caucasus serves up some of the world’s most distinctive dishes - and even more outstanding wine! Making Georgia a MUST for those in search of an exclusive new food and drink experience…
The grape has sacred significance
Wine production – said to date back 8,000 years – is a symbol of national identity for Georgia’s 4 million inhabitants. Proven by the numerous archaeological discoveries made in this area, Georgia is considered the cradle of wine. That’s why wine is a badge of pride and a symbol of hospitality - central to religious services and family life and consumed in copious quantities.
Head for Kakheti wine country
Fast becoming the hot new destination for sophisticated wine enthusiasts, this verdant valley in the Caucasus mountains hasn’t changed much since the writer Dumas fell in love with its horse-drawn carts, hayricks, winding rivers, green pastures and rich cultural life.