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Georgia to hold First Competition to Name Best Sommelier of Georgia

On October 20 – 21, for the first time in Georgia the competition “Best Sommelier of Georgia – 2018” will be held within the frame of Georgian wine days “Gvinobistve”, organized by Georgian Sommelier Association and the National Wine Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia. Professional sommeliers, who are …

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Georgia Exports 142 million USD Wines in January-September

According to LEPL National Wine agency, in January-September 2018 Georgia exported about 60 million bottles of wines to 53 countries, up 13% compared to the same period of 2017. Total value of the exported wines made up 142 million USD and the year on year growth constituted 22%. Georgian wine …

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Levan Mekhuzla Appointed as New Head of National Wine Agency

National Wine Agency (NWA) announced that its new chairman is Mr. Levan Mekhuzla, who was appointed on September 21, Hvino News reports. Since April Mr. Mekhuzla has been deputy chairman of the NWA. Levan Mekhuzla was born in 1975. He graduated from Agrarian University in 1997. In 2010 he got …

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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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Georgian Wine Tasting held in South Korea and Singapore

The National Wine Agency contractor company “Meiburg Wine Media” organized Georgian wine tasting in Singapore and South Korea. During “Asian Tour 2018”, presentation of Georgian wine was lead by the head of the “Meiburg Wine Media”, master of wine Debra Meiburg, who introduced Georgian wine culture and history and contemporary …

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Saperavi Khashmi Added to List of the Georgian Appellation Wines

Saperavi Khashmi has been added to the list of protected Georgian appellation wines. This decision indicates the diversity of Georgian wine and its varietal richness, which is especially important in terms of popularization of Georgian wine and growth of export potential. Addition of Saperavi Khashmi in the register of protected …

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Georgian Wine Export Grown by 21% within The 6 Months of 2018

According to the LEPL National Wine Agency, in the first half of  2018, 38,2 mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 48 countries worldwide, that is 21% higher than the similar data of 2017. Totally,  90,3 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 28% higher …

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International Wine Exhibition WinExpo Georgia-2018 Opened in Tbilisi

Today, 11th International Exhibition of Wine and Spirits WinExpo Georgia-2018 was opened by Giorgi Khanishvili, Deputy A/Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. He thanked  “Expo Georgia”, which has been organizing the exhibition for already11th year. “Today’s exhibition gives a great opportunity to consumers interested in Georgian wines to …

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National Wine Agency Disapproves 93 Wines for Exports

National Wine Agency has disapproved 93 wine varieties of 2 439 ones for exports. The mentioned varieties failed to meet various standards in the tasting process and therefore, they were banned to enter exports markets, the agency officials told BM.GE. We remind you that, under amendments to the Law on …

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Georgian Wine Month to Take Place in the US in June

In June,  large-scale tasting of Georgian wines are going to be held in the cities of the US. Wine professionals   will be able to taste Georgian wines of different varieties in New York, San Francisco, Houston and Portland, which will be organized by  the National Wine Agency contractor companies “Tastingwork” …

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Georgian Wine Export Grown by 27% within The 5 Months of 2018

According to the LEPL National Wine Agency, in January – May 2018, 31,5 mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 46 countries worldwide, that is 27% higher than the similar data of 2017. Totally,  75,3 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 36% higher than …

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