Sunday December 15, 2019

Nice and Tbilisi does it

A physical and cultural crossroads where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has shaken off its troubled past to become one of the world’s most intriguing and unspoiled travel destinations

13th January, 2019
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Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia

Gia’s well-shaped long nose disappears inside the slender stemmed glass. Next he swirls the liquid around and intently watches amber-coloured teardrops gather and slowly drip down, telling him much about this 2016 unfiltered Mtsvane Kakhuri vintage.

It’s a sacred moment, witnessed in reverential silence by his guests. We then prepare to loosen our belts to enjoy a marathon of Georgian hospitality called a ‘supra’ (feast) at the home of the Togonidze family in the...

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