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Kvevri

Name (also Kwewri, Quevri) for a bulbous wine container made of clay with a volume of up to 3,000 liters, which in the Kakheti region in Georgia for millennia for a special form of vinification, the so-called Cachetic procedure, is used. The shape is the ancient amphorae very similar. Such vessels are increasingly used for the production of mostly rustic Crying in use, for example for the fashionable Orange Wine, The shape tapering towards the ground makes it easier to dig into sand or earth, where it remains when it is removed. Vessels are very similar Dolium (Roman), pithos (Greek), Talha (Portuguese) and tinaja (Spanish). See also under wine vessels,

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