Shalvino was founded in 2008. The company owned winery is located in the village Kardenakhi, Gurjaani Region, Georgia. Winery has 60 hectares of vineyards in the specific zone – Kardenakhi, on the right bank of the river Alazani, in different micro-zones, in altitude of 390 meters above sea level. Grapes harvested in the vineyards are processed in the winery, which is equipped with the newest machine-installation of Italian origin.
Shalvino also has a dozen of clay vessels, called qvevri, buried below ground level, which is used for the fermentation and storage of wine. It gives wine beneficial quality and special taste. Qvevri is the most important part of the traditional Georgian winemaking.
Village Kardanakhi, Gurjaani Municipality, Region Kakheti, Georgia
The Shalvino winery owns 60 hectares of land. While the majority of the vineyards are located in the Kardenakhi area, some of the vineyards are located and cultivated in the Kindzmarauli and Tsaraphy micro-zones. Shalvino’s offices are located in the nation’s capital and cultural center Tbilisi.