Caucasus & Regional interest
GEORGIA A GUIDE TO THE CRADLE OF WINE
Recipient of the Geoffrey Roberts Award and called “…the definitive guide to this unique country’s wines” by The Guardian, this book delves head first into the 8,000 year-old wine traditions of the Republic of Georgia.
A storied past, this mountainous country on the Black Sea is finally getting recognition for its unique and wonderful wines and grapes including Rkatsiteli, Saperavi, Chinuri, Krakhuna, Kisi, and over 400 more. Made in both the “international method” of barrel and tank aging as well as the ancient method of terracotta pots called “kvevri“, Georgia offers up a wine for everyone and delicious local dishes to accompany them. This is your complete guide to the wines, food, and people of this beautiful land.
Author and wine expert, Miquel Hudin was awarded "Best Drink Writer of 2017" by the prestigious Fortnum & Mason Awards.
Miquel Hudin is a writer originally from California now based in Catalunya, Spain. His career started in wine, in the Napa Valley and led to the founding of the Vinologue series of wine books with its latest title being for the Republic of Georgia.
He's a regular contributor to the World of Fine Wine, Decanter, and many other magazines, as well as the publisher of the online wine site, Hudin.com where he focuses on the exciting wines of Spain as well as Southern France, and the Balkans.