For Nikoloz ‘Niki’ Antadze, his growing winery in the village of Manavi, Kakheti, is a dream come true. Niki who is in his forties, first made wine when he was a child, having learned the craft from his father and uncle. For him, the space on which his vineyard stands contains a dose sacred of importance. To begin with, the neighbouring village of Tokhliauri is a direct link to his ancestry, where his predecessors lived and made their own wine. [Read more…]
A hailstorm in Kakheti on 28 May has destroyed the majority of vineyards and other crops in three villages of Sighnaghi Municipality: Jugaani, Tibaani, and Bodbiskhevi. [Read more…]
Two queer men have been attacked in Kakheti, western Georgia. They allege that they were attacked ‘on the grounds of homophobia’.