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• Stalin’s top red wine tickles our palates

Stalin’s top red wine tickles our palates

IT was the favourite tipple of Joseph Stalin but Georgian-born winemaker Lado Uzunashvili is quick to distance himself from the Russian dictator, not to mention Russia itself, when it comes to discussing one of the world’s oldest grape varieties, saperavi. Saperavi has been grown in the former Soviet republic of Georgia for thousands of years. […]