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Georgian Wine and Turkish Delight

Georgian Wine and Turkish Delight

For four months I have been on the road without family or friends.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had some good times and some great experiences, but it does get lonely after a while.  That’s why it was so great when Jennifer landed in Georgia to visit me.  Of course, she was a day late after a little run-in with the Russian authorities, but you can ask her about that. We decided to begin our vacation with a road trip…

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The Grapes of Mirth

The Grapes of Mirth

You may not know this, but Georgia occupies one of the oldest winemaking regions in the world, stretching back at least 8,000 years. With such a long history of winemaking, it has become a part of the national culture and identity. When I learned this, I was hoping to sample some Georgian wine. Little did I know at the time, I would get the opportunity to actually become a part of the vinification process.   BTW here is Georgia: When…

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