• Georgia
  • Image of Georgia book with a glass of wine
  • Georgia
  • Image of Georgia book with a glass of wine
  • Format:Hardback
  • ISBN:9781941598054
  • Publication Date:15-07-2017
  • Pages:300


Miquel Hudin and Daria Kholodilina

A Guide to the Cradle of Wine


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‘The definitive guide to this unique country’s wines.’
The Guardian
‘An absolute treasure-trove of information that makes it without question the best guide book for any wine lover travelling to Georgia.’
‘…above all a useful, practical, and portable guide for those looking to experience [Georgia] firsthand.’
World of Fine Wine
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With Georgian wine, it is one of, if not the most ancient wines made in the world. For 8,000 years this small country has continually produced wine within their borders making for a fascinating crossroads of viticulture. A storied past, including being one of the republics of the USSR, this band of green valleys and mighty rivers on the Black Sea is finally getting recognition for its unique and wonderful wines.

With their own native grapes including Rkatsiteli, Saperavi, Chinuri, Aladasturi, Krakhuna, Kisi, and over 400 more, they make wines both in the ‘international method’ of barrel and tank aging as well as the ancient method of terracotta pots that they call kvevri.

This comprehensive guide provides detailed profiles of wine producers, along with GPS coordinates, full-colour photos and informative maps. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer, this first edition is an absolute must-have, offering an immersive experience into the world of Georgian wine.

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  • Weight 0.765 kg
  • Dimensions 157 x 217 mm
Miquel Hudin is a writer originally from California and based in Catalunya, Spain. His wine career started in the Napa Valley and led to the founding of the Vinologue series of wine books with its latest title being for the Republic of Georgia. He's a regular contributor to the World of Fine Wine, Decanter, Wine & Spirits, and many other magazines, as well as the publisher of the independent, award-winning site, Hudin.com which focuses on the exciting wines of Spain as well as Southern France, and the Balkans. He received the Wine & Innovation Award 2020 from Millesima and was named Best Drink Writer of 2017 by the Fortnum & Mason Awards as well as being the recipient of the 2016 Geoffrey Roberts Award.
Daria Kholodilina was born in Ukraine, lived in Germany, and is now settled in Republic of Georgia. She writes about Tbilisi and Georgia and is constantly exploring and sharing the culture, trails and wines of the Caucasus area at @darikomogzauri. She played an active role in developing the Georgian National Tourism Strategy for 2015-2025, focusing mostly on marketing and promotion. She's also an active speaker on Georgian wine and the development of enotourism in the region.

‘The books that taught me about wine were about places and people. It’s the history and stories about a wine that bring it to life and make it worth talking about.’

– Steven Spurrier