Wine In Land – How it is Possible?

Gonna write some more about qvevri and Marani. I did not know that the land where one can put qvevri in the land and have marani should be special. According to Levan Jordjadze’s book, the land where one can put qvevri must be sandy black. It is very important becasue:

  • If there is much water in the land, than the wine loose the taste. It gonna have more water like rotten taste.
  • If qvevri is in red clay or lime land, than the wine gonna be bitter.
  • If the land is yellow clay type, the wine gonna be smelly.

Does not matter how good qvevry one has, if the land is not proper it will always affect the wine quality and taste that’s why it is VITAL to put qvevri in black sandy like land. However there are not so many places with black sandy land, people are doing this : they dig big pit, put inside special black sandy land and only after put qvevri inside. (not. one can not use sea sand!!!!).

For building marani, there are also several vital musts!!! There should not be high humidity, the place should be well winnowed but with few sun light in it.

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