Rtveli: The 5th Season in Georgia

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Rtveli: The 5th Season in Georgia

Rtveli: The 5th Season in Georgia

Harvest time is a really specialĀ timeĀ in Georgia: grapes, viticulture and winemaking are essential for the local culture. You won’t be wrong, if you call wine the blood of the Georgian folk. It takes a lot of time and effort to produce it, and harvest symbolizes the transition from hard work to idle mode, as future wine is fermenting under the ground in qvevris, huge clay pots. I’ve been dreaming about Rtveli (harvest) since I came here for the first time, but it didn’t work out somehow. Now it was a perfect chance to experience it myself after years of waiting.

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