Driving in Georgia

by  |  18-10-2016

This is an excerpt from this new Georgian wine book about what it means to drive in Georgia. When visiting most wine regions in the world, the question always arises: to hire or not to hire a driver? Usually this is for the sake of everyone on the adventure wanting to drink as much as they want and no one having to opt out as the designated driver. This is perfectly reasonable but for some countries, such as Georgia, the choice is a bit more, shall we say, “layered”. Driving in Georgia is a full contact sport. There is no such thing as taking a leisurely drive out one day as the Georgians rightfully earned a reputation amongst the former USSR countries as being some of the most aggressive drivers there are. There seem to be as many Georgian specialties in driving maneuvers as there are implements to drink Georgian […]
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