Cradle of Wine - Man discovered art of winemaking in Georgia 8,000 years ago. Georgia's traditional winemaking method of fermenting grapes in earthenware, egg-shaped vessels has been added to the world heritage list of the UNESCO. A Unique Alphabet -There are just 14 independent alphabets in the world and Georgian is one of them. UNESCO Heritage sites - Our current UNESCO heritage sites include the ancient capital city of Mtskheta, the massive cathedral complexes of Bagrati and Gelati, and the mountain region of Svaneti. Europe’s highest settlement in Georgia - Ushguli is recognised as the highest settlement in Europe, set at altitudes between 2,086 and 2,200 metres above sea level. First European Civilization - Recent excavations of Dmanisi have revealed an extraordinary record of the earliest hominid dispersal beyond AfricaIt is widely recognized that Dmanisi discoveries have changed scientist’s knowledge concerning the migration of homo from Africa to the European continent.