A group of scientists claims to have found Georgia's wine making tradition to be older than any other - at 8,000 years. Until now, historians thought the Persians had invented wine about 7000 years ago
The 'oldest evidence of grape wine-making' has been discovered in Georgia, according to researchers. The fermented beverage is "central to civilization," said one of the study's co-authors.
Ukrainian public enemy no. 1 wants to stir up the country's political system: Mikhail Saakashvili, former Georgian president and ex-governor of Odessa, plans a spectacular return to Kyiv — at all costs.
Supported by former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko and others, Saakashvili has pushed his way from Poland into Ukraine in a bid to regain his citizenship. But he faces an extradition request from Georgia.
Sometimes you find yourself in a country which is seen a tourism insider tip and you can't help but wonder why. That's how DW reporter Kerstin Palzer felt when she visited the country wedged between Europe and Asia.
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