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Chwantschkara

Branded wine named after the region of the same name (also Khvanchkara) on the southern slopes of the Rioni Valley in the Ratscha-Letschchumi region Georgia, The lovely red wine with raspberry aroma is made from the two varieties Aleksandrouli and Mujuretuli blended. For historical reasons it is mainly in the countries of the former USSR popular. The wine was first produced in 1907 and became popular during the Soviet era because of Josef Stalin (1878-1953) favorite wine explained. At the Yalta conference in February 1945, Stalin had this wine served to US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874-1965). The rights to the name Chwantschkara were acquired by the US beverage company "Dozortsev & Sons" (New Jersey), which sells Georgian wines worldwide.

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