The best wines of Georgia

Discover the best wines of Georgia as well as the best winemakers of Georgia and estates of Georgia to visit. Explore the popular grape varieties in Georgia and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Top wines of Georgia by region

Looking for a good wine of Georgia among the top wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent wines of Georgia. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be appropriate with these exceptional wines. Learn more about the region and the wines of Georgia with technical and enological descriptions.

Great red wines of Georgia

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Want to buy a red wine of Georgia cheap or sell a red wine of Georgia at the best price on the market? Find out which ones are popular and which ones to keep in your cellar for a few more years.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Georgia

Red wines from the region of Georgia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of beef tenderloin wellington, mamyjaja lamb mouse tagine or beef fajitas.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Georgia

On the nose the red wine of the region of Georgia. often reveals types of flavors of earth, spices or red fruit and sometimes also flavors of black fruit, dried fruit or oak.

The best vintages in red wine of Georgia

  • 2019 With an average score of 4.47/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.43/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 4.43/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 4.41/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.37/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 4.34/5

The most used grape varieties in red wine of Georgia

  • Saperavi
  • Aleksandrouli
  • Mujuretuli
  • Usakhelouri
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Malbec

The best wineries and winemakers for red wine of Georgia

A wine route planned in the region of Georgia? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best red wine of Georgia.

Discovering the wine region of Georgia

Georgia (the Eurasian nation, not the American state) is one of the oldest wine-producing countries in the world. The main wine varieties favored in Georgia are the red Saperavi and the white Rkatsiteli. These are the classic varieties of the former Soviet republics, from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to Moldova">Moldova and Ukraine. A number of other long-established varieties are widely grown in the country.

Of these, red wine grapes are by far the most common, including Alexandrouli, Aladasturi, Keduretuli, Ojaleshi and Usakhelauri. Their white counterparts are led by Chinuri and Mtsvani, in the Goruli and Kakhuri variants. The country is also strongly associated with the continuation of ancient winemaking techniques. This includes the use of clay vessels called qvevri (or kvevri) for Fermentation and storage.

Similar to ancient amphorae, they are buried in the ground outside, or built into the floor of a Cellar to ensure temperature Consistency. Winemakers in the United States, Australia and elsewhere have also begun importing and using them. Archaeological evidence suggests that early wine production began 6,000 to 8,000 years ago in the Russia/kavkaz">Caucasus region. This region includes Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and eastern Turkey.

Great white wines of Georgia

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Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Georgia

White wines from the region of Georgia go well with generally quite well with dishes such as recipes .

Organoleptic analysis of white wine of Georgia

On the nose the white wine of the region of Georgia. often reveals types of flavors of tropical, oak or dried apricot and sometimes also flavors of oil, non oak or earth.

The best vintages in white wine of Georgia

  • 2002 With an average score of 4.42/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 4.32/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 4.26/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 4.22/5

The most used grape varieties in white wine of Georgia

  • Rkatsiteli
  • Tsolikouri
  • Mtsvane Kakhuri
  • Kisi
  • Tsitska
  • Goruli Mtsvane

The best wineries and winemakers for white wine of Georgia

A wine route planned in the region of Georgia? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best white wine of Georgia.

Discover the grape variety: Saperavi

Originally from Georgia - Kakhetie region - where it has been cultivated for a long time. This variety is found in many countries such as Russia, Bulgaria, the Caucasus and Crimean republics, etc. Care should be taken not to confuse it with others, which are admittedly quite similar, but which bear the name Saperavi, generally followed by another name. In France, the "real Saperavi" is practically unknown, it is however registered since November 2012 in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties list A1.

Great sparkling wines of Georgia

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Food and wine pairing with a sparkling wine of Georgia

Sparkling wines from the region of Georgia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of harira de mamie (moroccan soup), sri lankan lamb rolls (mutton rolls) or japanese curry.

Organoleptic analysis of sparkling wine of Georgia

On the nose the sparkling wine of the region of Georgia. often reveals types of flavors of tree fruit, earth or citrus fruit and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, floral or red fruit.

The best vintages in sparkling wine of Georgia

  • 2015 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 2019 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2008 With an average score of 3.89/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 3.78/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.70/5

The most used grape varieties in sparkling wine of Georgia

  • Rkatsiteli
  • Saperavi
  • Mtsvane Kakhuri
  • Tsitska
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

The best wineries and winemakers for sparkling wine of Georgia

A wine route planned in the region of Georgia? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best sparkling wine of Georgia.

The word of the wine: Vinosity

When tasting a red wine, a pleasant sensation on the palate with a fruity and sappy character in harmony with a caressing and persistent presence of tannins.

Great pink wines of Georgia

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Food and wine pairing with a pink wine of Georgia

Pink wines from the region of Georgia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal such as recipes of beef miroton, lamb shoulder confit with harissa or tanjia.

Organoleptic analysis of pink wine of Georgia

On the nose the pink wine of the region of Georgia. often reveals types of flavors of oaky, raspberry or oak and sometimes also flavors of red fruit, black fruit or strawberries.

The best vintages in pink wine of Georgia

  • 2017 With an average score of 4.15/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 4.14/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 4.13/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2008 With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2019 With an average score of 4.00/5

The most used grape varieties in pink wine of Georgia

  • Saperavi
  • Chkhaveri
  • Rkatsiteli
  • Tavkveri
  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

The best wineries and winemakers for pink wine of Georgia

A wine route planned in the region of Georgia? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best pink wine of Georgia.

Discover the grape variety: Goruli mtsvane

An endemic Georgian grape variety, known since ancient times, it is most regularly found today in the Kartli and Imereti regions. It is practically unknown in other wine-producing countries. It should not be confused with, among others, Mtsvane Kakhuri and Gorula Mtsvane (table grapes), which are also white and native to Georgia.

Great sweet wines of Georgia

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Food and wine pairing with a sweet wine of Georgia

Sweet wines from the region of Georgia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of u stufatu, oriental stew with couscous or pork colombo.

Organoleptic analysis of sweet wine of Georgia

On the nose the sweet wine of the region of Georgia. often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, black fruit or dried fruit and sometimes also flavors of tree fruit, non oak or oak.

The best vintages in sweet wine of Georgia

  • 2011 With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 4.33/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.29/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 4.27/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 4.26/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.13/5

The most used grape varieties in sweet wine of Georgia

  • Rkatsiteli
  • Tsolikouri
  • Muscatel
  • Saperavi
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Aleksandrouli

The best wineries and winemakers for sweet wine of Georgia

A wine route planned in the region of Georgia? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best sweet wine of Georgia.

The word of the wine: Polyphenols

Substance contained essentially in the skin of the grape. The main ones are anthocyanins, which give red wines their colour and tannins.

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