A brief history
Alazani (named after the river that flows along Georgia’s eastern border) was established in the 60s and rebranded in 2017. Owned by Semen Nadashvili, it is located in the village of Kardenakhi in the district of Gurjaani in the region of Kakheti. Semen and winemaker Aleksandre Mtivlishvili produce 3 million bottles of amber, dry and sweet red and dry white wine by “classical” method and in qvevri using Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, Kakhuri Mtsvane, Tavkveri, Kisi, Chinebuli, Khikhvi, Tsitska, Tsolikouri and Krakhuna varieties. The wines are sold under the Alazani Winery, Alazani Marani, Alazani Qvevri, Alazani Kakhuri, Alazani Zesta, Alazani Collection labels. “We produce a wide variety of wine including PDO wines, table wines, wines aged in oak barrels, and of course Georgian traditional Qvevri wine,” says Semen.