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British Magazine Decanter Covers Ikalto Qvevri Wine School

Leading British wine magazine Decanter published today an article on Ikalto qvevri wine school. The article by Darrel Joseph is entitled “New qvevri school to open in Georgia”. Parts of article follow below: A school and cultural center dedicated to preserving the ancient craft of producing qvevri has been built …

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Baltic Countries Remain as Strategic Market for Georgian Wine

The presentation of Georgian wine took place in Estonia and Latvia. Baltic countries remain as strategic market for Georgian wine. National Agency of Wine will continue marketing events there for the next year. The presentation and degustation of Georgian wine was led by Irakli Cholobargia, and it took place in …

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Uncorking the Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia

In May 2015 – after four years of deliberating and planning together – Charine Tan and Dr Matthew Horkey sold almost all of their possessions, dropped the comfort and security of their lucrative careers, and left Singapore to travel around the world with a dream of building a location-independent business …

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Qvevri School Launches in Kakheti

A new Qvevri School will open in Ikalto, Kakheti which will aim to teach the oldest techniques of Georgian pottery. The school will open in 2017. Qvevri is the Georgian name for clay vessels artisans utilize during wine-making for fermentation. Costing over $1 million, the World Bank Group is sponsoring …

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70 Million Hunan Provice Market is Opened for Georgian Wine

Georgian wine will be exported to 70 million Hunan provice of People’s Republic of China.The head of wine national agency, Giorgi Samanishvili declared about it after completing his official visit in China. Samanishvili was invited to Changsha to attend the opening of trade center as an honourable guest. In this …

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Georgian Wine Envoys Visited China’s Hunan Province

Georgian Wine Envoys Visited China's Hunan Province

On November 11-12 Georgian National Wine Agency’s chairman George Samanishvili visited Hunan Province in South Central China. He met with vice governor He Zhuxiang and director of Hunan Provincial Department of Commerce Zhou Yue (photographed). According o report by Xinhua News Agency, “Georgia is an important node along the Silk …

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Telegraph Newspaper Says Kakheti is Alternative to California

Following the results of the recent U.S elections, the Telegraph newspaper claimed Kakheti as the next alternative for Californian residents. With many devastated by the results of the 2016 U.S elections, even celebrities have claimed to leave the United States. In their article, “15 perfect places for Americans to emigrate …

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“Shatrovani”- the Idea which was Turned into Business

“Shatrovani” is a new Georgian brand for wine, which appeared on the market few months ago. The family business is led by father and son. It is their goal to make the wine part of customer’s life. However one of the founders of the brand , Giorgi Tsutskiridze says that, …

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Georgian Wine Exports and Russia’s Economic Leverage

Two and a half months prior to parliamentary elections in Georgia, on July 21, 2016, Russia’s State Duma recommended the government to once again ban imports of Georgian wines and mineral waters. Introducing embargos on Georgian wines and mineral waters is a proven tool of the Kremlin’s foreign policy towards …

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