Category: FOOD & WINE

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FOOD & WINE

Georgian cuisine is one of the most flavourful in the world, with a plethora of aromatic herbs and spices and regional diversity; this small country really outdoes itself in an abundance of dishes. If you have only seen Georgian cuisine on Instagram, it may seem that it is all calorie-laden cheese bread and meat, but Georgia is honestly one of the easiest countries in the world to eat a plant-based diet.

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BENJY’S: GEORGIAN BRANDY, LIQUEUR

BENJY’S: GEORGIAN BRANDY, LIQUEUR AND CHOCOLATE

Benjy’s drinks interested Georgians because, while it might seem like there are more alcoholic products on the market today than there is a need for, there is still a shortage of quality products. As opposed to the other brandies made in Georgia, most of which, although purified, are still an artificial synthetic product, Benjy’s fruit brandy is natural, guaranteeing the best quality and taste. This gave us the ambition to establish ourselves on the European market.

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MASTER OF WINE

THE WINES OF GEORGIA

Master of Wine Lisa Granik began visiting Georgia over 30 years ago, when she taught law at the Institute of State and Law in the capital, Tbilisi. She holds various titles including a doctorate in law and the prestigious Master of Wine. Her latest work is by far the most important and in-depth book written on Georgian wine and its 8000-year history.

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CHIRIFRUIT-GEORGIAN SWEET

CHIRIFRUIT

As relevant as Chirifruit is for Georgians, given that most of them would snack on chiri (the Georgian word for dried fruit) or churchkhela anytime, the company’s production, for many tourists, represents Georgia itself.

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Georgian supra

GEORGIAN CUISINE

It goes without saying that Georgian cuisine is a big part of the country’s culture, as many things associated with Georgian food are representative of its character. Observe a Georgian at a supra (a traditional Georgian feast) and you’ll see why – how social and friendly they are, how much they love to eat, drink, and sing, and, true to their natural hospitality, push fellow supra attendees (especially tourists) to overeat, over-drink, and, though rarely, over-sing.

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