Conor Mills | Freelance Automotive and Travel Journalist

Freelance Automotive and Travel Journalist

Georgian Wine Reborn

Posted by Admin On January - 28 - 2012

Georgia is the oldest wine-growing country on the planet, it is also producing some of the most exciting examples of natural wine anywhere in the world.

Surrounded by Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Armenia, Georgia is a melting pot of cultures, cuisines and religions. It’s east meets west meets Middle East but somehow it feels unmistakably European. Far from the bleak, austere, high-rise landscape that I was naïvely anticipating from an ex-Soviet state, Georgia is a country with a temperate climate, a rich mix of architectural styles, beautiful and varied countryside, strong traditions and is full of easy-going, passionate people. Read the rest of this entry »

2011 has been tipped by many wine experts as the year that natural wine finally bursts into the mainstream UK market.

Steeped in tradition, this rustic style of winemaking is actually very similar to the wine that would have been made when it was first produced over 8,000 years ago, so why is it only now coming back into fashion after so many years? Read the rest of this entry »