Tsolikouri is local standard grape sort. It is well-known in Georgia’s viticulture regions and gives high quality table white and natural half sweet desert wines.
In foreign ampelographical works Tsolikouri is descript and shortly characterized as “Tsolikouri”.
Tsolikouri is Imeretian industrial grape sort, it was born from Kolkhetian hearth of grape sorts formation. With its morphological and economical traits it is much closed to wets Georgian main industrial grape sorts and belongs to prol. pontica, cibprol. georgica Negr ecological-geographical group.
Tsolikouri is one of the sorts which found popularity quick and wide not only in Imeretian viticultural regions, but in whole Georgia too.