Süddeutsche Zeitung: “Georgia - Long Live Freedom”

  • Joana Pand, editor of the newspaper, has published her review of the country’s hospitality after her visit at the invitation of the Georgia National Tourism Administration.

Review by Salome Shikhashvili

Agenda.ge, 12 Apr 2022, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian winemaking and feasting culture, as well as the country’s tourist potential, are the subject of a new article in the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Joana Pand, editor of the newspaper, has published her review of the country’s hospitality after her visit at the invitation of the Georgia National Tourism Administration.

Pand explains the peculiarities of winemaking and storage, as well as the cuisine, polyphonyc singing and related traditions in Georgia in the piece.

Wine is a part of culture. Georgia is proud of its ancient wine production all over the world. […] Georgian wine culture is known by [the kvevri] - underground wine storage vessels”, reads the article.

The author pays particular attention to Georgia’s historical capital of Mtskheta, as well as the Old Town in the contemporary capital of Tbilisi, and the architecture of both cities.

Balconies are an architectural symbol of Tbilisi and mountainous regions of the country, where Georgians usually spend the summer”, Pand mentions in her article.

The article concludes with information on how to travel to Georgia and taste national dishes in the country.

Read the full story here.

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