How we started

Winery Shatiri, established in 2018, is business of Shatirishvili family. The cellar is located in village Shroma, Lagodekhi Municipality. The winery has its own vineyards in village Ninigori. In 2017, the existing vineyard was extended so that the following unique Kakhetian grape varieties were added: Kisi, Akhmetis Tsiteli, Grdzelmtevana, Kakhuri Mtsvivani and Shavi Rkatsiteli. The first vintage of the latter is expected in 2020

Craftmanship

It is noteworthy that our wines are produced in Qvevri, with the traditional methods used by our ancestors. Our small cellar produces 100% natural wine. In 2018, 2000 bottles were produced while in 2019, 5000 bottles are planned.

shatiri statement

Continuing Qvevri winemaking tradition which counts 8000 years

Vision

We love winemaking and deal with enthusiasm each and every step of the process before we get the final product. We are sure it would define the successful future of our wine. Shatiri’s credo is simple, we start with the alphabet of wine.

Qvevri Wine

The Qvevri is an egg-shaped earthenware vessel used for making, ageing and storing the wine. Knowledge and experience of Qvevri manufacture and wine-making are passed down by families, neighbours, friends and relatives, all of whom join in communal harvesting and wine-making activities.

Results

Even though our ancestors were making family wine in Qvevri for decades, we have decided to make it commercial only in 2018.

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Our Timeline

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New Vineyard Planted

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2017

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Starting to Bottle

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2018

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Winethon Winner

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2018

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Saperavi International 2018 Winner

On 15-16 of December, 2018, with the support of the ``Georgian Wine`` association, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and National Agency of Wine, first international contest of Saperavi has been held. Within the contest wine samples were introduced from 87 companies, including large, small and medium producers, as well as nearly 200 samples of small and medium wine cellars were introduced, which then was being tasted by board consisted from Georgian and foreign experts. The chair of the jury was famous British journalist and writer, Andrew Jefford. In this contest our wines were awarded with one silver and two bronze medals. This is the first victory of our winery and a proof, that dedication to our business leads to special outcomes.

2018

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IFE - The International Food & Drink Event

On 17-20 of March, 2019, on prestigious event - IFE - The International Food & Drink Event, in London, the production of Winery Shatiri has been introduced. Within this event guests had a chance to taste production of winery Shatiri and get information directly from the producer. We are glad, that our wine triggered huge interest from the representatives from various countries. On this event special attention was drawn to our exclusive - Feijoa vodka. We want express gratitude for the support provided to Enterprise Georgia/აწარმოე საქართველოში, which gave an opportunity to wine producers to participate in this event.

2019

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