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Japanese Winemakers Interested in Qvevri Technology

Japanese winemakers visited Georgia who experienced Georgian wine and wine culture in Kakheti and Kartli.  Nishikawa Megumi, the journalist of the major Japanese publication  “Mainichi Shimbun”, who is preparing an article about Georgian wine culture was also in the group. During their visit in Georgia, Japanese winemakers visited the following …

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Georgian Wine Export Grown by 19% within Seven Months

In January-July  2018, 45,4mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 50 countries worldwide, that is 19% higher than the similar data of 2017. Exported  wine income amounted 90,3 mil. USD, that is 28% higher than the data of the previous year. Georgian wine exports have been increased in …

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Georgian Wine Tasting Held in Portland and San Francisco

Georgian wine tasting-seminar was held in Portland, USA. The event was organized by July Peterson, head of the National Wine Agency contractor marketing company “Marq Energie Consulting”. The event was attended by up to 40 wine professionals – importers, distributors and media representatives. In several US cities Georgian wine tasting-presentations …

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National Geographic Traveler: Georgian Wine is an Entirely Different Experience

“Sipping a deep, orange-coloured Georgian wine is an entirely different experience to drinking a glass of sauvignon blanc — and not just if you happen to be sitting overlooking the mountain-backed vines of the country’s Kakheti wine region, – reads the new article in National Geographic Traveler.  This is the starting sentence of article …

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Georgian Wine Tasting held in Fukuoka, Port City of Japan

Georgian wine tasting was held in Fukuoka, port city of Japan, which is considered as important industrial center of the country. The event was organized by the head of the National Wine Agency contractor marketing company Red Bridge, master of wine Kenichi Ohashi. Tasting of Georgian wine was led by …

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Japan Emerges as the Second Biggest Export Market for Georgian Wines

“This year Chateau Mukhrani prioritizes to penetrate Japanese market. Therefore, the company plans to boost marketing activities in Japan”, Chateau Mukhrani global brand manager Giorgi Apkhazava told BM.Ge. “The company director general Patrick Honeff will visit Japan to introduce our wines to HoReCa and hotel networks. This is widespread practice. …

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The Pataridzes’ Rachuli Goes On Sale in USA

Pataridze Rachuli

The Pataridzes’ Rachuli, exclusive wine made at the Pataridzes’ family wine cellar, are sold in California and New York, the USA. The company founder Shorena Pataridze told BM.GE that they have inherited winemaking technology form grandfather, who was winegrower and used to make traditional semisweet Khvanchkara. Descendants have enriched the …

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The Georgian Wine Development Strategy Pepared

With the support of the German government, the Georgian wine development strategy was prepared in the National Wine Agency. The document was prepared with the support of integrated expert of Center for International Migration and Development (CIM) of German International Cooperation (GIZ) – Berthold Zaitz, who was the advisor of …

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Successful Year of Georgian Wine

National Wine Agency of Georgia evaluated 2017 year in wine and its highlights with CBW. The recognition of the world scientific community that the ancient trace of winemaking is found on the territory of Georgia, from which it spread throughout the world.  On November 13, the PNAS published an article …

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Georgian Wine Among 8 Food and Drink Predictions for 2018

Leading resource for business intelligence in the foodservice industry, Nation’s Restaurant News has published an article listing eight food and drink predictions for the year of 2018, one of which is Georgian wine. Every year, NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn shares his food and beverage predictions for the coming 12 …

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Guinness Book of Records Lists Georgian Wine as World’s Oldest Wine

After the recently announced findings of international group of scientists on archaeological evidence discovered near Tbilisi,  the Georgian wine was included in the Guinness Book of World Records as “the oldest wine”. “Chemical evidence of wine, dating back to 6000–5800 BC, was obtained from residues of ancient pottery excavated in …

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