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Winegrowers Receive 15.6 million GEL from Grapes Sales

The 2016 vintage coordination center has already registered 110 winemaking companies, of which 32 ones have already joined the grape processing stage, including 6 ones were hired by the Government.

The remaining companies are private enterprises and they are located in Sighnaghi, Dedoplistskaro, Gurjaani, Kvareli, Telavi and Akhmeta municipalities.

For the past 24 hours winemaking companies have processed about 2 000 tons of grapes, that is the highest volume for the 2016 vintage.

After sales of grapes to winemaking companies, winegrowers in the Kakheti Region have received 15.6 million GEL revenues.

According to the September 13 indicators, about 18.3 thousand tons of grapes were processed in the Kakheti Region, including 7.1 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 8.9 thousand tons of Saperavi, 960 tons of Kakhetian Green.