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Badagoni Wines Win Golden Medals at International Wine Contest in Italy

Saperavi Reserve 2010 and Mukuzani, wines of Badagoni winemaking company, have won golden medals at the Mondial des Vins Extrêmes Cervim international wine contest in Italy. The information was released by Badagoni company. The contest was held with the support of O.I.V. (International Organization of Vine and Wine). Mondial des …

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Repaving a wine route in Racha

Standing in a cellar at the bottom of her house, Izolda Dvali holds a glass of a ruby red Khvanchkara wine against the light, toasting to a good season. “Hope we have lots of visitors this year. Here in Racha we are a little bit off the road, you see,” …

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Suspension of Subsidies will Make Winegrowers to Produce Better-Quality grapes

“Suspension of subsidies will make winegrowers and framers to produce better-quality grapes”, Telavi Wine Cellar founder Zurab Ramazashvili told BM.GE. Noninterference of the state will shape healthy competition and real price of grapes, Zurab Ramazashvili noted. “Vintage will not be subsidized and credits will mot be co-financed in the process …

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RMG Promotes Bolnisi Wines Popularization

A memorandum of trilateral cooperation was signed between RMG, winemakers union “Wine Bolnisi” and Bolnisi municipality. The aim of the memorandum is to support RMG as the country and region’s large business to support the pupularization of the Bolnisi wines and their further development. Winemakers union ”Wine Bolnisi” was founded …

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Georgia Among Booking.com’s Best Wine Destinations

Booking.com writes about 6 wonderful and lesser-known “wine direction”, one of which is Georgia. “The vineyards in Georgia are from the Neolithic period and are characterized by the unique production method, this method is still actively used and the grapes are kept in Qvevri,” the article reads. The article also …

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Meeting With the Representatives of Wine Sector Held

The minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili discussed the organizational issues of vintage 2018 and the ongoing wine sector ownership reform at the meeting with the representatives of wine industry. According to the minister, the last year’s approach, when the state was no longer involved in …

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Rare Megrelian Vine Varieties Restored

Rare Megrelian vine varieties Chvitiluri and Koloshi have been restored, Misha Tsirdava, founder of Obene family wine cellar, told BM.GE. Several other Megrelian vine varieties will be also restored, namely, Kachichi, Chechipeshi, Cheqobalio and Makhvatina, he added. For the purposing of finding the mentioned vines, Tsirdava visited all corners of …

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Major Winemaking Companies Facing Quality Problems

Several days ago businessman Mamuka Khazaradze made comments about Georgian wine quality issues  and stressed that Georgian wines should not be sold for the same price as Borjomi. In his interview for the Anaklia magazine, he explains that Georgian wines should regain their obvious quality. «We should restore the quality …

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Wine Agency to Spend over 0.5 million GEL on Georgian Wine Popularization

Georgian National Wine Agency requests the right to carry out 560 000 GEL direct purchase operation under simplified procedures with the aim to popularize Georgian wines. According to the wine agency plan, a lot of events will be held in Georgia and 15 other countries, including tasting, competitions, conferences, exhibitions …

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Wine Enthusiast Recommends Teliani Valley Wine Highly

“Teliani Valley” has achieved a new success. The influential American magazine, Wine Enthusiast, awarded the company “Kindzmarauli” 91 points and made the highest recommendation. The winners of the competition are relieved by wines from world wine experts with blind tasting – 91 points means the highest recommendation and the status …

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Vazisubani Estate to Build Grape Processing Plant in Gurjaani

The company “Vazisubani Estate” will build a grapes processing plant in the village of Vazisubani in Gurjaani municipality. The enterprise grapes will be acquired from their own vineyards as well as from the local population. The company will invest 2,5 million GEL and create new jobs places. To build a …

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Wingo Tours- Innovative Bus Ride by Wine Tasting Table

At 11 o’clock in the morning on the European Square, if you run into a rare saloon, panoramic window bus, loaded with up to 14 people with non-Georgian appearance, that is Wingo Tours. Specially designed bus has wine tasting table in it, showing tourists around from Liberty Square to Rustaveli …

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