Georgia is a country located in the Caucasus region. It formed a part of the former Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.The capital and largest city is Tbilisi.
Georgia is situated between the Greater Caucusus and Lesser Caucasus mountain ranges. It is a democratic republic. It is a member of the Council of Europe and the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development, along with Azerbaijan, Moldova and Ukraine.
Premier Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced his departure in comments carried on television. Citing a dispute with Georgia's richest man and ruling party leader Bidzina Ivanishvili, it also followed a drop in his popularity.
Georgia has been producing wine for 8,000 years. And since gaining independence following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the country has come to embrace its winemaking culture and heritage. Over the past 25 years there’s been a shift from producing tons of mass commodity wine to a revival in organic wine production. Filip Warwick reports.
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