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Gurjaani to Host Wine Festival on October 13

Gurjaani will host the Wine Festival on October 13th. 100 different variaties of wines will be presented at the event, including Qvevri wine with traditional cuisine. Local people will also hold Chacha and other drinks tastng. The guests of the festival will have the opportunity to taste the wines of …

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Levan Mekhuzla Appointed as New Head of National Wine Agency

National Wine Agency (NWA) announced that its new chairman is Mr. Levan Mekhuzla, who was appointed on September 21, Hvino News reports. Since April Mr. Mekhuzla has been deputy chairman of the NWA. Levan Mekhuzla was born in 1975. He graduated from Agrarian University in 1997. In 2010 he got …

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Harvest 2018: 95 000 Tons of Grapes Processed in Kakheti

According to the Harvest 2018 Coordination HQ, 95 thousand tons of grapes have already been processed in Kakheti region. According to the same information, the total revenue amounted to 150 million GEL. In total, 130 wine companies purchase grapes from vineyards. According to the head of the headquarters, the process …

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ETC to Launch Wine Exports in 2019

ETC, a Georgian winemaking brand, is conducting negotiations with countries of Central and Eastern Europe to launch exports in 2019, the company co-founder Teo Khukhuni told BM.GE. ETC winemaking company appeared on the market about a year ago and opened an outdoor wine bar in Tusheti, Zemo Omalo. Wibe Bar …

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Bolnisi Winemakers to Increase their Qualifications with the Support of RMG

Winemakers’ Association “Wine Bolnisi” will hold educational seminars for Bolnisi winemakers on September 13-21 with the support of “RMG”. Initiative of organizing educational training on viticulture and winemaking issues belongs to small family type cellars within wine union itself. According to them, new technologies and modern approaches in the field …

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Los Angeles Times Covers Georgian Wine Culture

 Los Angeles Times – a leading US newspaper – in a recent issue published an article focusing on Georgian wine, entitled “In Georgia, wine is a centuries-old tradition that has brought new appeal to the republic”. The article is authored by John Henderson, who visited Tbilisi and Telavi. He spent two weeks …

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Importers From The US Are Getting Familiar With Georgian Wine

A group of US wine importers have visited Georgia, headed by the founder of the National Wine Agency contractor marketing company “Marc Energie Consulting”, Julie Peterson. According to Julie Peterson, the goal of the visit is to increase the import of Georgian wine in the United States. At the beginning …

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Georgian Wines Win 14 Medals at MUNDUS VINI 2018 Summer Tasting

14 Georgian wines have won top awards at prestigious competition Mundus Vini 2018 Summer Tasting, organized by German wine magazine publisher “Meininger Verlag”. The competition is held twice a year: In summer and before the ProWein exhibition. The summer awards were announced recently. Georgian wines won 8 gold and 6 silver …

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Vineyards’ Income Reached 37 Million GEL

In the frames of Vintage-2018, the past twenty-four hour rate of grapes processing  has reached the peak: 925 viticulturists have delivered grapes  to 50 wine factories, totally, up to  6 thousand tons of grapes have been processed in 24 hours. According to the data of September 08, up to 23 …

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Andro Aslanishvili: Vintage Entered The Active Phase In Kakheti

According to the data of September 07, up to 17 thousand tons of grapes have been processed in Kakheti , including about 10 thousand tons of Saperavi, 4 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 800 tons of Kakhuri Mtsvane, and the rest different grapes. Vineyards’ income reached 27 million GEL. “Vintage in …

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