Georgia is a delightful and beautiful country! The combination of soft subtropics, the Black Sea, the flowering valleys of the foothills, the rocky mountains, and the deep gorges that pass through the Caucasus Mountains delight and conquer with their beauty. In the valleys are located kilometers of young vineyards. Georgia is one of the first countries where the cultivated grapes appeared, from which real Georgian wines are made. Georgians are very kind and respectful of this industry, one might even say religiously. Continue reading
If you have ever watched as a specially trained person slowly pours wine from a bottle into a decanter, and then pours it into guests’ glasses, then you are already familiar with the procedure called “decant”. But the question is: is decantation really necessary or is it just a beautiful wine custom?
Wine experts still can not agree in opinion – why do decantation is needed. Why it is impossible to pour wine directly from the bottle, and why add a decanter to the process? Continue reading
What first comes to mind at the mention of France? Eiffel Tower, wine and Champs Elysees. Variations are possible, but “wine” is always present. For the French themselves, wine has long become an integral part of lunch and dinner, not to mention the festive feasts. But was it always? Let’s see.
The Romans, who conquered the territory of Gaul in the 1st century BC, played a fundamental role in the development of winemaking in France. Although the Gauls initially favored Brahe, they were subsequently able to appreciate the taste of the wine. Continue reading