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Georgia’s Christian Identity

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A country that has witnessed its fair share of turmoil, Georgia lies at the crossroads between Europe and Asia. Georgia’s geographical location has meant that it has been under the control of the Greeks, Persians and Mongols. Up until the collapse of the USSR, Georgia was even known as the ‘Soviet Riviera’. Despite the constant… Read more »

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Georgia: The Cradle of Wine

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According to archaeological research, grapes have been cultivated and fermented in Georgia for around 8000 years. It is evidence such as this that has placed Georgia at the historical epicentre of wine making. There are roughly 3000 grape varieties in the world and over one sixth of these grape varieties are endemic to Georgia, so… Read more »

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