Welcome to Vinifera

Georgia is one of the main regions specializing in viniculture. The unique geographical location of the country and its excellent soil and climatic conditions create ideal environment for the development of viniculture to receive high quality wines unique by its original flavor and taste. Today, more than 500 different types of grapes are preserved in Georgia; the existing ancient winemaking technology, which is distinctive from the modern winemaking, is becoming a prevalent focus of study amongst the leading winemakers.

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History

The history of the viticulture and dissemination of grapevine in Georgia dates back 8500 BC. Georgia grows close to 500 different varieties of grapes; one of the oldest grape varieties, which is still preserved to this day in Georgia called Saperavi. The wine from Saperavi, is one of the most popular grapes, distinguished by its unique bouquet of flavours. The oldest wine making method in Georgia, so called 'KVEVRI', which uses the underground clay jars, dates back approximately 5000 years ago; this unique method of storing and fermenting wine is still used as one the traditional Georgian wine making methods. Considering the old and rich viniculture in Georgia, it is not a surprise, that Company Vinifera has chosen the Mukhrani Mtskheta region to cultivate table grapes, taking into the consideration its favourable climate and its fertile valleys of the area.

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