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Winegrowers Earn 37 million GEL by Grape Sales

The vintage process continues in all municipalities of the Kakheti Region. As of 12 o’clock of September 19, more than 43.6 thousand tons of grapes were processed in the Kakheti Region, including 21 000 tons of Rkatsiteli, 20 000 tons of Saperavi, 1.8 thousand tons of Kakhetian Green, the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia reports.

The vintage proceeds in active regime in the Kakheti Region. The daily processing volume has increased to 5 716 tons. At this stage, wineries are working at full capacity in the region. More than 5 000 winegrowers have sold their harvest to wineries and they have earned 37.6 million GEL revenues.

The municipalities occupy the following positions due to the volume of processed grapes:

  • Gurjaani – 15.7 thousand tons
  • Kvareli – 10.6 thousand tons
  • Telavi – 8.6 thousand tons
  • Sighnaghi – 6.1 thousand tons
  • Dedoplistskaro – 1.4 thousand tons
  • Lagodekhi – 600 tons
  • Sagarejo – 488 tons
  • Akhmeta – 292 tons.