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French Museum Raises a Glass To ‘Cradle of Wine-Making’ Georgia

French Museum Raises a Glass To 'Cradle of Wine-Making' Georgia

France’s Cite de Vin museum will toast Georgia’s 9,000-year history as the global birthplace of wine-making in a new exhibition from Monday. The wine history museum in the southwestern city of Bordeaux – dubbed “adult Disneyland” when it opened last year – will showcase 125 objects from the Black Sea …

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Georgian Wine Documentary Screening at EBRD in London

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is hosting a screening of new Georgian documentary ‘Prime Meridian of Wine’ at its London headquarters on 5th October. In the 1960s, one of greatest discoveries in wine world was the acknowledgment of Georgia as the birthplace of wine. A young man, …

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The World’s Winemakers to Compete for a Gold “Azarpesha”

What is an azarpesha? In Georgia, that’s how they used to call the elegant wine vessels with long hand, made of silver or gold. These richly decorated objects are now rare antique collectibles. Now, a miniature gold azarpesha is chosen as the top award of Saperavi World Prize, the first …

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US Wine Experts are Exploring Georgian Wine

A group of  wine experts from USA is visitig Georgia to explore wine cellars in Samegrelo, Imereti, Kartli and Kakheti. The visit was organized by the National Wine Agency. The group of wine professionals is headed by Julie Peterson of Marq Energie, an American marketing agency and National Wine Agency’s …

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Saperavi Joins the Ranks of the World’s Fine Wines

Saperavi Joins the Ranks of the World’s Fine Wines

What makes a wine ‘fine’? Along with 60 or so wine enthusiasts, professionals and consumers I was lucky to be invited by Nicole Sierra-Rolet co-founder of the le Chêne Bleu estate in the southern Rhône to try to answer this question at a weekend think tank snappily entitled Fine Minds 4 Fine …

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Town Keda To Enjoy Wine Hotel

Company “Turmanidze Marani” to open 24 suit, hotel type wine house. Supposedly project will require $500,000. Company already produces wine in the town and plans to construct wine house near the production place. “We are producing 10 tonnes of wine and are ready to expand it to 60 tonnes. Herewith our …

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