It's no secret that wine - an integral part of the culture and history of Georgia: neither Georgian feast is complete without the famous and so beloved around the world of local wines. Even linguistically the word "wine" goes back to the Georgian language. Even during the Neolithic culture of winemaking has played a huge role in the life of the population of both Eastern and Western Georgia. The earliest confirmation of cultivation of the vine and wine production related to the VI millennium BC. e., found on the territory of Georgia, which is recognized as the historic homeland of viticulture. The first wild vine Krikina - a direct ancestor of cultural vine - included in the Red Book.
The Georgian people for centuries developed technological ways of manufacture of table dry naturally sweet and semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling, Kakheti and Imereti wines. The oldest method of storing and cooking wine in containers kvevri - one of the world-renowned treasures of the Georgian people, in connection with which UNESCO awarded it the status of intangible cultural heritage.
In Georgia, there are 450 varieties of grapes, from which the standard range made 62 varieties, of which 29 - wine "Rkatsiteli", "Saperavi", "green", "Khikhvi", "peroxide", "Chinuri", "Tsolikouri" "Tsitska" "Krakhuna" "Aleksandrouli" "Ojaleshi" "Chkhaveri" "aladasturi".
Today, despite the fact that Georgia has become extremely advanced and truly European country, the inhabitants of the region honor and respect the historical traditions of their people. Thus, the "House of Georgian wine" with pride, awe and respect for the culture of care for the vine and wine consumption, cherishes secrets of Georgian wine, and transmits them from generation to generation.