the 2 d Qvevri Wine Symposium in Georgia – Four Monasteries and no funerals: Georgian Adventures

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Qvevri Wine Symposium in Georgia. Some were writers and photographers, some were winemakers who used clay pots in their vinification, and others were grizzled wine trade pros with a natural swerve to their step. The trip was organised to a t, balancing the needs of education, culture-vulturing as well as copious spiritual – and spirituous – refreshment. One can say without doubt that coming into contact with another culture teaches you about your own.

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Marks and Spencer serves up orange wine surprise from Eastern Europe | Mail Online

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Wine expert from M&S, Jeneve Williams, said: ‘Most ‘normal’ white wines are produced by quickly separating the juice from the seeds and skins, keeping a pale colour.‘Orange wines, or amber wines as they are often called are actually white wines produced more like reds – with prolonged contact with the crushed grape skins and seeds, resulting in a deeper colour from the pigments found in grape skins. ‘When visiting Georgia earlier this year to blend new wines, we were excited to try the style – and were impressed with the complexity of the wines.

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All you needed to know about Qvevri but were afraid to ask

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All you needed to know about Qvevri but were afraid to ask.

Rkatsiteli (Quevri) – Alaverdi Monastery | Buy Georgian Wines Online | The Georgian Wine Society

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Georgian Wine Association – Vinoterra – Tasty Wine from a Qvevri

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Georgian Wine Association – Vinoterra – Tasty Wine from a Qvevri.

Kvevri how to deal with

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Check this article by Giorgi Barisashvili, an absolute minefield of useful info about the qvevri

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Georgian qvevri wine: if it’s good enough for God

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Georgian qvevri wine: if it’s good enough for God

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