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Georgian Wine Presented at RAW NY and RAW LA Natural Wine Festivals

Georgia wine has been presented at 5 events in the US during last week, organized by National Wine Agency: New York and Los Angeles International Natural Wine Festivals – RAW NY and RAW LA, as well as at tasting-presentations for large importers, distributors and media. The Georgian wine tasting was …

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Georgian Wines at Stockholm Food and Wine Exhibition

Exhibition “Stockholm Food and Wine” was held at the Scandinavia’s largest exhibition center in Stockholm, Sweden on November 9-12. Georgian wine companies participated in the exhibition for the first time. Represented companies are Bagrationi-1882, Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking, Besini, Askaneli Brothers, Shilda, Vaziani, Kakhetian and BG Wines. They  were represented with …

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Record number of Georgian wine companies take part in ProWine China

A record 33 Georgian wine companies are participating in ProWine China in Shanghai – that’s 3 companies more than last year. One of largest wine fairs in China is open on 14-16 November in Shanghai’s SNIEC exhibition centre. The full list of Georgian companies represented at ProWine China follows below. …

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Georgia increases wine export by 59%

According to official data, Georgia has exported about 61 million bottles of wine between January-October 2017, which is 59 percent more in comparison with the same period last year. Income from wine export equaled $134,6 million that is 52 percent more than the same period last year,” the National Wine …

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Georgia – Cradle of Wine Coming Up Exhibitions

“Cité des civilisations du Vin” exhibition “Georgia – the cradle of wine” was closed solemnly in the city of Bordeaux, France. The exhibition lasted for three months and Georgia was the first invited and the host country. Following the “Cité des civilisations du Vin”  of Bordeaux, similar exhibitions will be held …

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Georgian Winemakers Again Are in the Focus of Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley Register, an American professional wine business resource, has published a new article on Georgian wines. “I first tried wines from the Republic of Georgia more than a year ago and wrote a piece titled “The Weird and Wonderful Wines from the Republic of Georgia.” In that piece, I …

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Georgia’s Major Wine Exports Markets

In January-September Georgian winemaking companies exported 61mln bottles of wines to 50 countries, up 59% year on year. Total value of the exports amounted to 134.6mln USD, up 52% as compared to the same period of 2016. According to National Wine Agency, exports have risen in the following countries: China …

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Canadian Winemaker Uses Metallic Qvevri To Produce Wine

Gavin Robertson

Winemaker Gavin Robertson at Niagara College Teaching Winery in USA is using wine technology resembling that of Georgian qvevri to produce “Orange wine” of Sauvignon Blanc. The difference is that instead of millenia-old traditional use of clay, the modern vessels are made of steel, Hvino reports. Gavin Robertson says: “At NC Teaching …

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British WineMaker Uses Qvevri on His Farm in East Sussex

British professional wine medias have recently published a detailed interview with Ben Walgate – an English winemaker who is using Georgian qvevri on his farm in East Sussex. His interview to Doug Wregg, marketing director at natural wine importers Les Caves de Pyrene, first appeared in the company’s blog as “Chatting with: …

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Georgian Wine Museum Opens in China

Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili has unveiled Georgian Wine Museum Window to Georgia, which is located at top class hotel Sangri-la in the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang Province of China. The museum exposes materials of Georgian vine and wine culture and history, as well as Georgian wine varieties. …

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