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Wineries Process 11 000 Tons of Grapes in Kakheti Region

As of September 8, wineries have processed 11 000 tons of grapes in Kakheti Region, including 3.8 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 5.2 thousand tons of Saperavi, 677 tons of Kakhetian Green. The region residents have received more than 9mln GEL from grapes sales. At this stage, the vintage coordination board …

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Winemakers Expected to Process 150 000 Tons of Grapes in 2017

Winemakers Expected to Process 150 000 Tons of Grapes in 2017

Kakheti Region has started vintage preparations. The Minister of Agriculture has held a preparatory meeting with entrepreneurs and noted that both Government and private sector are ready for conducting the vintage in an organized way. The head of National Wine Agency says that Georgian wine exports has increased and the …

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KTW’s New Distillery in Gurjaani to Open in August

KTW's New Distillery in Gurjaani to Open in August

The construction of a brandy distillery is underway in the village of Velistsikhe, Gurjaani district in Kakheti. The plant will process local grapes to distill brandy spirits. According to Georgian news site BusinessContact, Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking (KTW) has invested 3 million USD in the project implementation. KTW’s  general director Zurab Chkhaidze …

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400 Tons of Grapes Processed in Racha

According to the National Wine Agency, vintage in Racha is being held without delays. As of 13.00 am, October 13, 400 tons of grapes have been harvested and processed in the region of Racha-Lechkhumi, including 392 tons of Aleksandreuli and Mujuretuli. Up to 900 local winegrowers sold the grapes whose …

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Government Purchased 30% of Grapes Crop

The government purchased 30% of the grapes crop in the main wine region of Kakheti, – George Samanishvili, Director of the National Wine Agency told  CBW. According to him, the state bought up the surplus of grapes that has not been bought by the private wine companies. “I can say …

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More than 119 Thousand Tons of Grapes Processed in Kakheti

According to the National Wine Agency, 119 thousand tons of grapes have been processed since the start of the harvest in Kakheti region, as of 6 October 12. Revenues from the sale of the crop reached GEL 81 million. As of October 5, more than 118 thousand tons of grapes …

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Minister: In France, Grapes are Cheaper than in Georgia

According to  Sozar Subari, Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees, in France, which produces the highest quality wine in the world, grapes are cheaper than in Georgia. In his words,  the current price of grapes cannot be considered bad, especially compared to European. “It …

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Director of National Wine Agency: Grapes Price may Exceed 1 GEL

The price of grapes could exceed one lari. CBW was told by George Samanishvili, Chief of Vintage Coordination Headquarter Office. According to him, the final price of grapes  will be determined after  grape  ripens  and the harvest enters an  active phase. Starting from today, 10 September, the state  begins grapes purchase …

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