About us

Merebashvili`s Marani is a family winery, located in the small town of Kaspi, about 45 minute drive from capital Tbilisi. In the winery, four sorts of unique natural Qvevri wines are produced, by using only the Georgian traditional methods of winemaking. Along with the most famous wines of Shida Qartli region – Chinuri and Tavkveri, Merebashvili`s Marani also produces wines from indigenous grape varieties such as Goruli Mtsvane and Shavkaphito. The grapes are being sourced from the winery-owned organic vineyard from the famous Okami valley.

Besides winetasting in the charming environment, winery visitors can take a look at collection vineyard, where one of the oldest and rarest endemic grape varieties are planted and which is managed with only organic methods. They also have a chance to become familiar with traditional winemaking technology and methods of making vodka, see small scale honey bee farm, participate in different culinary workshops of traditional Georgian dishes and enjoy delicious and diverse cuisine of Shida Qartli Region.

Wine

Goruli Mtsvane
White Dry Qvevri Wine
This special wine was fermented in Qvevri without skin contact and aged in stainless steel tank, made from one of the rarest grape variety Goruli Mtsvane, grown in small village Lamiskana (Shida Kartli Region). The wine showcases a beautiful nose with flavors of citrus and is characterized by a fairly strong body with a refreshing acidity, providing a long-lasting taste at the end.

Shavkapito
Red Dry Qvevri Wine
This special wine was fermented and aged in qvevri, made from one of the rarest and almost extinct grape variety Shavkapito, grown in small village of Lamiskana (Shida Kartli Region). The wine has a very well expressed bouquet with distinct aromas of ripe plums and cherries, which have a very long finish and are very intense both in the taste and in the flavor.

Chinuri
This unfiltered wine was fermented and aged in qvevri, made from the selected Chinuri grape variety, grown in Merebashvili’s Marani own vineyards, situated in micro-zone of Okami Valley (Shida Kartli Region), 800 m above the see level. The wine showcases a beautiful nose with flavours of dried apple, apricot, almond and an.

Tavkveri
This unfiltered wine was fermented and aged in qvevri, made from the selected Tavkveri grape variety, grown in Merebashvili’s Marani own vineyards, situated in micro-zone of Okami Valley (Shida Kartli Region), 800 m above the see level. The wine showcases a beautiful nose with flavours of black plum, blackberries and an expressed aroma of Tavkveri grape variety.

Chacha
Schmeckt geil

Chacha (Oak)
Aged in oak Barrel

Wine tour

The finest way to learn about anything is to experience it. Besides winetasting in the charming environment, winery visitors can take a look at collection vineyard, where one of the oldest and rarest endemic grape varieties are planted and which is managed with only organic methods. They also have a chance to become familiar with traditional winemaking technology and methods of making vodka, see small scale honey bee farm, participate in different culinary workshops of traditional Georgian dishes and enjoy delicious and diverse cuisine of Shida Qartli Region.