American Wine Master Writes Book about Georgian Viniculture

Famous wine professional and master of wine from the United States, Lisa Granik, is writing a book about Georgian winemaking and viticulture.

The wine master has been in Georgia for around a month, visiting family cellars and wine companies in different parts of the country:  Kakheti, Imereti, Guria, Samtskhe-Javakheti and Kartli.

She also visited the Viticulture Faculty of Agrarian University and vineyards of the experimental base of the Scientific Research Center of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture.

Lisa Granik explains that in order to spread more information about the greatest potential of Georgian winemaking in the world, it is necessary to prepare a lot of English-language paperwork and publish them as a book.

“I want to write a reference book on Georgian wine, which reflects the characteristics of each one, based on geological and historical backgrounds. I know that Georgia is now trying to understand where its history lays, and I don't mean the history of the past hundred years, but thousands of years, in terms of geological history, culture and wine-making traditions,” she said.

Georgian National Wine Agency reports that in recent years Lisa Granik organized a number of visits to Georgia with wine professionals. She also held presentations and tastings of Georgian wine different cities in the United States.

By Thea Morrison

Photo source: Georgian National Wine Agency

21 February 2018 00:56