The Spirit of Georgia LLC (the SG Winery) was incorporated in 2014, with its facility based in Telavi, Kakheti, the winemaking heart of Georgia. The company’s mission is to preserve and develop the traditional methods of Georgian winemaking, to
The MARANIregional range express colorful personality and diversity of Kakheti
traditional wines, which have been adored for centuries by wine lovers. They are
young, fresh and redolent, spotlighting the regional character and our determination
to reflect the best of...
KONDOLI vineyards were first mentioned as a source of noble wines in 1742 by the
bibliographer Vakhushti Batonishvili in his book “life of Georgia” and since almost three
centuries have been the benchmark of quality, reflecting the best of Kakheti region.
Grapes are hand-picked at the optimum of their maturity. Soft de-stemming
and crushing is followed by fermentation at controlled temperature (23-28°C) in
stainless steel tanks. Wine was fermented using the cultural yeast strains. Skin and
cap management wa...
By Michael Apstein, an award winning wine writer (see bio), contributes to a variety of publications. Readers can find all of his wine writings here: http://www.apsteinonwine.com/2019/08/21/an-amber-standout-from-georgia/.
The company cultivates traditional Georgian grape varieties - Saperavi, Alexandrouli, Mujuretuli, Rkatsiteli, Kakhuri Mtsvane, Kisi and Khikhvi, and maintains full production cycle, from vine cultivation to winemaking, to bottling and distribution.