Georgian wines – don't be put off by the labels

Georgia labels

A thrillingly different tasting of almost 90 wines from the most vinous country in the world.

You may think that some German wine labels, for example Clüsserath-Eifel, Trittenheimer Apotheke Im Lorenziusberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs, are hard to read but Georgian labels take a wine-lover's interpretive skills to another level. Those written in the Georgian alphabet are of course impenetrable unless you speak the language but even when the wine names are transliterated into English, it is not always easy to parse them into producer/brand name, grape variety and region when most of the words are unfamiliar.

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