As of September 7, grape of 9 thousand t is already processed in Kakheti region.
According to National Wine Agency, 3,7 thousand t of the processed grape is Rkatsiteli; 3,7 thousand t – Saperavi; 460 t – Kakhuri Mtsvane; while the remained – other spices. Wine men have received a revenue of 7,3 million GEL as a result of realization grape in the wine companies.
“Vintage is actually finished in Dedoplistskaro Municipality, where basic part of the grape is already processed. More than half of the grape is gathered and processed in Signagi as well. However, the grape gets gradually ripe in Gurjaani Municipality. Private wine companies are waiting to the ripe grape and they are ready for the processing. If surplus grape is remained, enterprises hired by the state are also ready to receive grape along the private companies. Extra grape should not be remained like the previous year”, – Giorgi Samanishvili, head of the Agency has noted.
To note, 82 wine companies are registered in the Vintage Coordinating HQ at this stage. Over 20 wine companies are engaged in the processing of the grape.