Schuchmann Wine Chateau is an ultra-premium winery specializing in famous indigenous Georgian grape varieties. It was founded in 2008 by Schuchmann family in a very center of Georgian wine growing zone in Tsinandali. Having travelled to many countries in his life and being a wine buff for years, Schuchmann decided to set up a wine business in Georgia. He has been to Georgia already as a student and he knew about the beauty of the country, the hospitality of the people and the potential of the soils. SWG joined traditional Georgian wine making practices with German ingenuity to produce age-worthy and memorable wines.
The French concept of Château is at the heart of Georgian wine making process. Burkhard Schuchmann and longtime winemaker Giorgi Dakishvili follow the belief that in order to produce quality wine, the varietals planted must match the vineyard’s soil composition, sun and wind exposure, and overall micro-climate. SWG produces wines out of three distinct vineyard sites Napareuli, Tsinandali, Kindzmarauli. The flagship wines, Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, Kisi, Kindzmarauli, Mtsvane and the Cabernet Sauvignon are produced from an indigenous grape variety cultivated in a specific microzone of Kakheti at the winery location. Currently, they grow eight varieties at the three vineyards with the best site-specific methods. They have consistency and are able to maintain style every year because of this dedicated concept of only growing the grape varietals where they grow best.
Besides they are host of every traveler at the Château in Kakheti by offering exclusive service of wine and gastronomic tourism. Behind the doors to each winery, you’ll find friendly staff, stylish and relaxed tasting rooms and a wide range of wines to sample.
Each winery tells a unique story, with its own defining characteristics, as distinctive as the wines they create. From the sleekness of glass and steel to the warmth of stone and wood, the wineries are expressions of personalities. Visit large estates, medium-size operations and small boutique and you’ll see that when it comes to the wines, size doesn’t matter.