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Vaziani Winery Buys Vineyards by Bank of Georgia Credit

Vaziani Winery will implement a major project with the financial support of Bank of Georgia. The company has bought vineyards and vineyard lands of about 120 hectares between the villages of Gremi and Eniseli, in the Kindzmarauli Zone, Kakheti Region, thanks to Bank of Georgia credit. The mentioned vineyards basically …

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Saperavi Wines Contest in Kiev

 16 Saperavi wines participated in recent competition of Saperavi wines in Kiev, Ukraine. The competition organized by Dmitriy Sidorenko School of Sommelier took place at Saperavi restaurant. Professional jury judged at the tasting. The table of results follows: 1 Duruji Valley Qvevri 2013, Ardatrading 2 Vismino 2014, MB Ukraine 3 …

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Saperavi Word Prize 2017 Tasting Held in Tbilisi

Saperavi Word Prize 2017 tasting was held in Tbilisi Wines of best known Georgian variety from all over the world are judged in Georgia for the first time Saperavi Wine Prize 2017 tasting was held on December 15th in Tbilisi, on the premises of  International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Georgia). …

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The World’s Winemakers to Compete for a Gold “Azarpesha”

What is an azarpesha? In Georgia, that’s how they used to call the elegant wine vessels with long hand, made of silver or gold. These richly decorated objects are now rare antique collectibles. Now, a miniature gold azarpesha is chosen as the top award of Saperavi World Prize, the first …

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Saperavi Joins the Ranks of the World’s Fine Wines

Saperavi Joins the Ranks of the World’s Fine Wines

What makes a wine ‘fine’? Along with 60 or so wine enthusiasts, professionals and consumers I was lucky to be invited by Nicole Sierra-Rolet co-founder of the le Chêne Bleu estate in the southern Rhône to try to answer this question at a weekend think tank snappily entitled Fine Minds 4 Fine …

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“Tbilgvino” Expanded Distribution Chain

“Tbilgvino” Expanded Distribution Chain

“Tbilgvino” added chacha to the assortment of the product and the company’s share was significant in the export through 2016. The company has three types of wine: Rkatsiteli, Saperavi and Saperavi with barrel aging. However, pitch wine was the new product of 2016 as well, which had been most highly …

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Real Old World: Georgia’s Ancient Vineyards

Real Old World: Georgia's Ancient Vineyards

Why are Stalin’s favourite wines on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List? We head to Georgia’s vineyards to find out. TWO LITRES OF wine. In one gulp. From out of something that looks a lot like a horn transported from deep in the Austrian Alps. “Yes, it happens,” says my guide, …

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Why Now Is the Time to Drink Wines From Georgia

Why Now Is the Time to Drink Wines From Georgia

The main thing you notice about Mariam Losebidze’s 2014 Tavkveri is that it tastes like it’s infused with smoked fat. This is wine, albeit obscure wine, and wine tends not to taste like bacon. But Losebidze is one of only a handful of female winemakers from the country of Georgia …

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Exclusive Saperavi From Ghvardzelashvilis Marani

Exclusive Saperavi From Ghvardzelashvilis Marani

Ghvardzelashvilis Marani Produce Exclusive wine Products The demand and the confidence of small wine companies in the Georgian market constantly growing. One of them is Ghvardzelashvilis Marani, which took the 3rd place among the Saperavi wines from Kvevri at a recent wine fair in Expo Georgia, stayed behind only grandees …

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Saperavi Producers Unite in Australia

Saperavi Producers Unite in Australia

Australian saperavi growers gathered for “Saperavi Producers Symposium” on 16 June 2016  in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Representatives from Anderson Winery, Ridgemill Estate, Clovely Estate, Patritti Wines, Ballandean Estate, Hugh Hamilton Wines and some independent growers visited to share insights into this fascinating grape variety. “The day left all attendees …

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Winery Khareba wins gold and silver at Citadelles Du Vin in Bordeaux

Winery Khareba wins gold and silver at Citadelles Du Vin in Bordeaux

Georgian producer Winery Khareba has won two gold and two silver awards at Citadelles Du Vin wine contest in Bordeaux, France. Gold award winners are: Kindzmarauli 2014 (Prix special pays – Special country prize) Mtsvane 2015 Silver award winners are: Chateau Lipartiani 2012 Saperavi Premium 2012 Winery Khareba’s success in …

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