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Japan Hosts Presentation and Tasting of Georgian Wines

Organized by Red Bridge company, the contractor of National Wine Agency of Georgia, a presentation and tasting of Georgian wines was held in the cities of Tokyo and Hokkaido in Japan. According to National Wine Agency, Kenich Ohash, director of Red Bridge company, and Makoto Abe, winner of the third …

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Negotiations on Visa Liberalization with Japan Started

Mamuka Bakhtadze

In the foreseeable future, negotiations on the bilateral investment agreement will be finalized to enable us to attract more high-tech investments from Japan. In addition, negotiations on visa liberalization with Japan have already started, which will advance Georgia-Japan relations onto a qualitatively new level. I would like to express my …

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Japan to Allocate $ 343 Million for East-West Highway

Within the framework of the Minister of Japanese Foreign Affair’s visit, Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani and Vice President of Japan International Cooperation Agency Noriko Suzuki will sign a loan agreement on the East-West Express Highway Improvement Project. In order to finance the “East-West Express Highway Improvement Project”, JICA will allocate …

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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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Otaku Life- the First Georgian Magazine about Japanese Pop Culture

Japanese pop culture, in the form of anime, manga and other media, is highly popular all over the world today, and Georgia is among them. Although, there was no available information for Georgians on native language, only until young anime-lovers created both magazine and digital source: tokyo.ge. CBW had an interview with …

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47% of Exported Georgian Honey Go to Japan

47% of exports Georgian honey go to Japan. Georgian honey is also exported to United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia. At the first meeting of the Beekeeping Board, Minister of Agriculture and Environment Protection talked about importance of the job performed for recognition of Georgian honey on EU …

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Import Procedures for Georgian Wines in Japan to be simplified

By the decision of the Japanese government, 4 Georgian laboratories have been added to the list of foreign laboratories registered in Japan, which will significantly simplify the procedures for Georgian wine export  in Japan. Prior to this decision, the Japanese customs used to check and certify  Georgian wine, which was …

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Japan Market is the Most Attractive for Georgian Wines

Japan Market is the Most Attractive for Georgian Wines

Wine export keeps growing trend. However, 38.2 million bottles are exported in 48 countries within 6 months (5m/2018 – 31.5 million), which is 21% more comparing to the same period of 2017 (5m/2018; 5m/2017 +27%). The revenues are grown by 28% up to 90.3 million USD (5m/2018 – 75.5 USD; …

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Exhibition Georgia – The Cradle of Wine is planned in Japan

During the working visit in Japan, advisor to the chair of the National Wine Agency Davit Tkemaladze and director of the Georgian Wine Association Tina Kezeli met with the representatives of the famous exposition space Terrada Warehouse and Sony Music Communications company. At the meeting the parties discussed the possibility …

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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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Presentation of Georgian Wine in Japan

16 Georgian wine-maker companies participated in the international fair “Wine and Gourmet Japan 2018” held in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. Seminar and tasting of Georgian wine “Georgia – The Cradle of Wine”  was held during the fair, which was lead by the Head of Marketing and PR Department of …

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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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