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Rtveli: Georgian Wine Harvesting

The grapes are loaded into the pressing machine and the juice flows into an underground qvevri for fermentation. Next year visitors may get to taste this one.

Pressing grapes

Ultimately, we have a Georgian feast (supra) with loads of food and wine. It is a tradition for a toastmaster (tamada) to lead the feast. I’ve lost count of toasts since the first one at the vineyard barbecue. And apparently, he’s also a dancer. He shows us some traditional Georgian moves. Winemaking and dancing go along.

Georgian dance

Eventually, we have to get back to Tbilisi. How the night ends is another story. What I gather is the passion for winemaking and they know how to party. გაუმარჯოს! (Gaumarjos!—Victory!)

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