Family wine cellar “Antadze Winery” was founded by Nikoloz Antadze in the year 2006. He owns 3 hectares of vineyard in the region of Kakheti, Manavi micro zone, which is situated 750 meters above sea level. Wine is made from organic vineyard according to the traditional Georgian method in qvevri. Nikoloz Antadze works with two endemic grape varieties – “Rkatsiteli” and “Mtsvane Kakhuri”.
Since 17th century, till Soviet period, when the possessions were expropriated, Nikoloz Antadze’s family owned vineyards and pieces of land in this region of Kakheti (Manavi and Tokhliauri). In the year 2006 He purchased a small part of his family’s prior property in Manavi, the name of this vineyard is “Royal cru”, because the wine produced in this cru was sent to the royal family.
Nikoloz Antadze’s grandfather always produced wine for private consumption buying grapes from other farmers. From the year 2006 he got interested in producing bio wine, since then he is the sole proprietor and responsible for this vineyard.