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Nelkarisi Winery Opens in Kvareli

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has unveiled Nelkarisi Winery in Kvareli, Kakheti Region, which unites winery, wine store, wine cellar and restaurant. “This is one of the best samples of cooperation between government and private sector”, Kvirikashvili noted and talked about perspectives of Georgian wine sector and wine business. “We …

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The Guardian Names Three Gorgeous Wines from Georgia

 David Williams wine journalist at famous British daily newspaper Guardian has selected three gorgeous Tbilvino Qvevris, Jakeli Khashmi Saperavi and Pheasant’s Tears Saperavi wines from Georgia. With a wine tradition that stretches back 8,000 years and more than 500 indigenous grapes to choose from. Tbilvino Qvevris, Kakheti, Georgia 2015 (£10, Marks & Spencer) There are …

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Wine Export Generated More Than $70m Income For Georgia

 Income from Georgian wine exports increases. According to the National Wine Agency, in the first half of 2017, more than 31,5 million bottles (0,75 l) Georgian wine has been exported to 44 countries. This figure is 59% higher than the same indicator for 2016. During the reporting period, exports amounted …

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Georgian Wine Tasting for Polish Professionals in Krakow

Georgian wine seminar and tasting “Georgian wines for the summer” was held at a famous historical winery “Winnica Srebrna Gora” in Krakow, Poland. The event was lead by Mariusz Kapciński of Vinisfera company, a National Wine Agency’s contractor. Local importers, wine shop owners and restaurateurs, wine journalists and bloggers attended …

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Orange Wine is Originated From Georgia – Australian Media

blackheartsandsparrows  independent wine stores network from Australia, in their article about orange wine says that it was originated from Georgia. Orange wine which should be thought of as white wine that’s been vinified like red wine. “Like any wine, orange wines are the sum of grape varietal, site and manipulation so …

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Counterfeit Georgian Wines Extracted from Polish Trade Network

As a result of coordinated activities of Georgian and EU official structures, counterfeit Georgian wines were taken out of one the major trade networks of Poland. Giorgi Samanishvili, head of national wine agency, noted that labels of wine bottled in Ukraine indicated the Georgian name of origin – Kakheti. Therefore, …

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Georgian Wine-making Cooperatives Presented at Wine Prague 2017

Three wine cooperatives from Georgia – “Winery Sazano”, “Terjola Wine” and “Jvarisa XXI” – presented their products at the largest wine exhibition in Central and Eastern Europe Wine Prague 2017. These wine producers were established with the support of the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), …

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Georgian Wines Win Golden Medals at International Contest in Poland

Kisi 2015 (white dry) and Mukuzani 2015 (red dry), wines manufactured by Megvineoba Shilda company, have won golden medals at GALICJA VITIS 2017, international wine contest in Krakow, Poland. The mentioned contest is held under the aegis of International Organization Vine and Wine (OIV). Georgian representative was represented in the …

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New Guide to the ‘Cradle of Wine’ Released

A new book on the wines and winemaking culture of Georgia by award-winning wine writer Miquel Hudin has been released. ‘Georgia: A guide to the cradle of wine’ was officially presented on 9 June at the opening of Winexpo in the Caucasian country’s capital Tbilisi but is now available for …

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Demand for Ghvardzelashvili Marani Wines Grows

Ghvardzelashvili Marani Company was founded 2 years ago. The company founder Giorgi Ghvardzelashvili noted that the company produces Qvevri wine. The company wines have won an award for the second time, including several days ago at WinExpo Georgia 2017 international exhibition in Tbilisi. “Georgian wines are quite in-demand products, I …

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A Book on Georgian Qvevri Wine Published in Japan

We met Yutaka Kitajima, the Japanese wine writer, at a wine tasting event Qvevri Wines from Outside Georgia, organized as part of the New Wine Festival in 2016. We enjoyed the wines made in the Georgian qvevri by French, Italian, German, Austrian, Slovenian and Japanese winemakers. That day marked the …

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