Why Georgian Qvevri are so efficient at making natural wine

February 2, 2018The Buyer

“Raw, low-intervention, hand-made, artisanal, craft – when it comes to ‘naturally’ made wines, the vinicultural lexicon is as rich as it is imprecise. All of these descriptors are variously employed to distinguish wines made with minimal interference or the use of additives…In Georgian winemaking, however, there is a clear and important defining feature and that is the Qvevri.”