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After 8,000 years of winemaking, it seems strange that so few of us in the West have tried Georgian wines – that’s the Republic of Georgia, formerly part of the Soviet Union.
One of the distinctive aspects of the London International Wine Fair, among major wine events in the world, is that it takes place in a country that is a great importer of wines, rather than a major producer like France or Italy, where Vinexpo and Vinitaly take place.
It is generally accepted that wine growing and making originate in what is now the country of Georgia. With a few exceptions, Georgian varieties have existed in a juxtaposition of global obscurity and vast planting in the cradle of viticulture.