Wine Civilization
The ancient technique of making wine
in buried qvevri (egg-shaped
earthenware vessels) dates to the
6th century B.C., Georgia (UNESCO)

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Join us for this unique 2-day event, as experts in the culture, history, science, and production of wine explore the link between the earliest of wine-making traditions and the wines we enjoy today.

Explore wines with origins dating back to ancient civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean and Caucasus and the important role wine played in those societies.

Begin your wine adventure on Friday evening as Ambassador David Bakradze welcomes you to the opening reception at the elegant Embassy of Georgia. Enjoy traditional Georgian small bites and wine pairings from the Caucasus and Eastern Mediterranean, as well as a selection of Georgian wines exclusive to this event.

On Saturday, the seminar will include a panel discussion as well as an International Winemakers lunch with wine pairings. Later that afternoon, you'll experience the Grand Tasting, with over 20 wineries present.


The Origins of Wine Civilization: From Ancient Vines to Modern Expressions
2-Day Special Event
Fri., Jun. 9 at 6:30 (Opening Reception)
Sat., Jun. 10 at 10:00 AM (Seminar); 4:30 PM (Grand Tasting)

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