About Pheasant's Tears
Established in 2007, Pheasant's Tears is a boutique winery nestled in the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, a region famed for its wine-making traditions. Situated in Sighnaghi, one of Georgia's most picturesque towns, the winery showcases the best of Kakheti's unspoiled wine-making heritage.
The winery's primary mission is to revive the country's unique varietals and age-old wine-making techniques. It is a labour of love and passion guided by wine connoisseur, John Wurdeman and esteemed Georgian winemaker, Gela Patalishvili creating a harmony of Georgian tradition and innovative artistry. Call it a blend of the old world and the new, resulting in an extraordinary array of high-quality, organic wines.
At the core of Pheasant's Tears' wine-making process is the ancient Georgian method of fermenting and ageing in clay pots, known as 'qvevri'. Each bottle is made entirely naturally, without any additives or manipulations. One of the standout features is the exclusive usage of native Georgian grape varieties, some of which are on the brink of extinction. This commitment to biodiversity and preservation ensures each wine produced exhibits the unique character and rich complexity of Georgia's esteemed wine-making tradition.
Visitors to Pheasant’s Tears are treated not only to an immersive wine-tasting experience, but also to the evolving tastes of a homestyle Georgian feast created with locally grown, seasonal produce: ensuring an authentic cultural and gastronomic indulgence.
Pheasant's Tears winery is more than just a winery it's a testament to the unbroken Georgian wine-making heritage, exhibiting the historical depth, unique biodiversity and remarkable quality of Georgian wines. It's a celebration of craft, tradition and the exquisite pleasure of a drink shared with friends new and old.
In essence, Pheasant's Tears represents an immersive Georgian wine experience, full of passion, commitment and a deep-seated respect for the richness of the nation's wine heritage. With every sip savoured, every story shared, every tear shed - it is truly a symbolic journey through Georgia’s culture and history.
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