Georgia Sakartvelo: The Birthplace of Wine

Wine writer and traveler, Terry Sullivan, traveled to Georgia and appear to have been totally captivated by this tiny Caucasus country. He has released a new book about Georgia and wine history there. You can read more about the book, and order it if you want at his website: http://birthplaceofwine.winetrailtraveler.com/

If you would like to experience wine in Georgia for yourself, we have a few different options for you! We will have a tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia this fall, ...

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Georgian Monk Lives Atop a Pillar

I found this interesting since it sounded somewhat familiar. In norther Syria there is the Basilica of St. Simeon who was a Stylite- a monk who lived in isolation to better concentrate and pray. St. Simeon lived atop a pillar and was provided for by pilgrims who would bring him food and drink. I just read this story of a modern day St. Simeon in one of our newer destinations – Georgia. The link to the article and slide show ...

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