Georgian Wine Officially the Oldest in the World

Georgia has been making wine for 8,000 years.     Georgians, even their brutal dictators, love wine and any visitor will likely be regaled with stories about how Georgians, or their ancestors, invented wine. We on the Caucasian┬áChallenge, despite loving the hospitality we receive there each year, always took those claims with a pinch of […]

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Stalin’s Favourite Wine

Stalin had good taste in wine, it seems.     Georgia claims to have invented wine, and artifacts do show evidence of wine production for at least 8,000 years. As we travel through the country on the Caucasian Challenge, though, you may notice that when marketing wine Georgians often rely on somewhat more recent history. […]

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