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Vintage 2017 – Kakhetian Farmers Earn 60mln GEL

Kakheti Region winegrowers have earned 60mln GEL from sales of grapes to winemaking companies. As of 10 o’clock of September 18, winemaking companies in Kakheti Region have processed 50 000 tons of grapes, including 20.1 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 25.6 thousand tons of Saperavi, 1.7 thousand tons of Kakhetian Green …

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First “Georgian Vintage” Held in France

Vintage in France

Recently Giorgi Chkheidze, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, participated in the first “Georgian vintage” in Antibes, France. Georgian winemaker and former rugby player Ilia Kakhoidze with French partner Gérard Germain planted a vineyard of Georgian varieties Mujuretuli and Kakhuri Mtsvane on a half hectare land at Juan les Pins, …

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GWS Brings the Feast of Bacchus Back to Georgia (where it belongs)

Yes, you read it correctly: the legendary Feast of Bacchus belongs to the ancient Georgia as rightfully as to the ancient Greece and Rome. The explanation lies in the history, when the Kingdoms of Colchis and Iberia were part of the Greek civilization, and the Argonauts could have searched for …

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Qvevri Became a Part of the Permanent Exposition in Bordeaux City

The Qvevri is part of the permanent exposition of the World Civilization Center of Wine – At the largest entrance to the Cité des Civilisations Du Vin in the Bordeaux, a large Qvevri was placed as intangible cultural heritage monument, recognized by UNESCO. Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the ceremony, that opened an …

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Regional Symposium of Geographical Indications in Turkey

Regional symposium of geographical indications was attended by the representative of the National Wine Agency in Turkey. On September 12-13, 2017, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia “Sakpatenti”, Turkish Patent and trademark office “Turkpatet” organized a regional symposium of geographical indications in Trabzon, Turkey, where …

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Foreign Scientists Acknowledge Georgia as Homeland of Winemaking

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Georgia is the cradle of viticulture and winemaking and this was substantiated by specialists from 7 countries after 3-year research works. The project was led by Patrick McGovern. Pennsylvania University Museum professor, biochemist and winemaking historian. On October 10-11 in Bordeaux, the city of wine civilization, as part of Georgia …

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Artizani – Young Georgian Winemakers Sell Special Wines in Belgium

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Artizani is a product created by 3 friends passionate for making natural wines. The product was introduced onto the market 2 years ago and it has already penetrated the Belgian market. The company plans to introduce the wine to Denmark and Finland too. Our objective is to penetrate nontraditional markets, …

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Wineries Process 11 000 Tons of Grapes in Kakheti Region

As of September 8, wineries have processed 11 000 tons of grapes in Kakheti Region, including 3.8 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 5.2 thousand tons of Saperavi, 677 tons of Kakhetian Green. The region residents have received more than 9mln GEL from grapes sales. At this stage, the vintage coordination board …

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9 Medals Awarded to Georgian Wines at MUNDUS VINI 2017 Summer Tasting

9 Georgian wines have won top awards at prestigious competition Mundus Vini 2017 Summer Tasting in Germany. The awards were announced recently. The Gold medals were awarded to: 2013 Mukuzani, Corporation Kindzmarauli (“Best of Show Georgia”) 2016 Marani Saperavi, Telavi Wine Cellar 2014 Marani Mukuzani, Telavi Wine Cellar 2013 Marani …

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Winners of First International Competition of Qvevri Wine Revealed

Winners of First International Competition of Qvevri Wine Revealed

During the 4th International Symposium of Qvevri wine, The First International Competition of Qvevri Wine was held at Ikalto Qvevri School-Academy. 150 wines from Georgia, France, Serbia, Slovenia and others countries competed for 22 Gold, 20 Silver and 29 Bronze Medals, which were awarded recently  at Ikalto Monastery Complex. Gold medals were …

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