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Kvevri

Denomination (also Kwewri, Quevri) for a bulbous wine vessel made of clay with a volume of up to 3,000 liters in the region of Kakheti in Georgia For millennia for a special Vinifikationsform, the so-called Cachetic method, is used. The shape is the antique amphorae very similar. Increasingly, such vessels are again for the production of mostly again today rustic Crying in use, so for example for the fashioned Orange Wine, The tapered shape of the ground facilitates the often practiced digging in sand or earth, where they remain during the expansion. Very similar vessels are Dolium (Roman), pithos (Greek), Talha (Portuguese) and tinaja (Spanish). See also below wine vessels,

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