Kardenakhi 1888

The Company “Kardanakhi 1888” was founded in 2014. Our vineyards in Kardanakhi stretch over 16 hectares, both in the Tsarapi and Akhoebi zones. Endemic and international vine varieties were selected and planted after several years of observation.  We are producing wine in both classic and traditional ways.  Today the company produces up to 30 wines…

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Nino Meris

Nino Meris is a woman owned and operated vineyard and celler located in Kakheti. Nino and her mother produced a Saperavi 2020 vintage made in qvevri, according to the traditional Georgian method.  The wine-making process involves pressing the grapes and then pouring the juice, grape skins, stems, and pips into the qvevri, which is sealed…

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Oreste Wine Estate

Data and Capucine met during their Enology Master Degree in France and fell in love. After few vintages abroad, Data yearned to reconnect with his roots in Georgia and Capucine wanted more fulfilling sense of purpose, so it became an evidence when they found the perfect piece of land in Kakheti. They live surrounded by…

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Andronikashvili’s Marani

Andronikos I Komnenos was the emperor of Byzantium from 1105-1183, and during his exile from Constantinople he settled in Kakheti. His son, Alexios Komnenos (1170-1199) is the forefather of the noble Andronikashvili family. Regarded as the grandees of first class in the Kingdom of Kakheti, they held political, military, and diplomatic posts at the Georgian…

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Spekali Winery

Spekali Winery is located in Kakheti, historically the main region for wine production in Georgia. They are a small producer of exclusive, artisan qvevri wines from certain endogenous grape varieties such as Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, and Mtsvane Kakhuri, best known for their micro-zone. The vineyard was originally planted by us back in 2003-2004. They provide very…

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Chekura

It was Alex, one of the ancestors, who first produced a commercial wine into our family. Through the years he was exporting the wines in barrels to the Russian Empire. Since then, winemaking is a glorious profession of a Chekurishvili family. Sadly, Georgia being part of the USSR did not allow the ancestors to own…

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Winery PI

The grandfather who lived in Kakheti, Chumlaki in the 19 century was a large landowner and farmer. He used traditional Georgian qvevri for making wine. One of his largest qvevri (4 tones) still belongs to the family. In line with family traditions, they have been growing Saperavi vineyard in Akura,(Tsinandali zone) Telavi since 2006 and…

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