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List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Of Georgia

Georgia is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They are namely; Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, Mtskheta Historical Monuments, and Upper Svaneti Caucasus mountains, villages, and tower houses. To be included on the World Heritage List, sites or intangible cultural practices must be evaluated by UNESCO as having outstanding universal …

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Wine Enthusiast Explained why to Pay Attention to Georgian Wine

“Why You Should Be Paying Attention to Georgian Wine” is the title of yesterday’s article in the leading American magazine Wine Enthusiast.  This is how the author Kelly Magyarics starts her explaination: “About the size of West Virginia, Georgia is home to more than 500 grape varieties”. “In 2017, Georgian wine …

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UNESCO Announces Kolkheti Perhumid Territories as the World’s Natural Heritage Zone

UNESCO has announced Kolkheti forests and over-saturated territories as the world’s natural heritage zone, Georgian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources reports. “Agency of Protected Areas has been working jointly with WWF so as UNESCO announce Machakhela, Mtirala and Kolkheti National Parks, Kintrishi and Kobuleti protected territories as the world’s …

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Georgian Manuscripts Featured in UNESCO Memory of World Register

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The Georgian manuscript, preserved in the National Archives of Georgia, was inscribed to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register for the third time in late 2017. he originals and photo copies of the very manuscripts and historical documents that were inscribed to the international register since 2013 will be …

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5 Reasons To Ski In Georgia

5 Reasons To Ski In Georgia

If there are Alps and Carpathians, why on Earth should the Europeans come to ski to Georgia? Flying three-four hours to the remote, unknown Caucasus, trying to pronounce or at least to read the Georgian names, counting how much is lari to Euro… Challenging, huh? But worth it! We explain …

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Qvevri Became a Part of the Permanent Exposition in Bordeaux City

The Qvevri is part of the permanent exposition of the World Civilization Center of Wine – At the largest entrance to the Cité des Civilisations Du Vin in the Bordeaux, a large Qvevri was placed as intangible cultural heritage monument, recognized by UNESCO. Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the ceremony, that opened an …

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French Museum Raises a Glass To ‘Cradle of Wine-Making’ Georgia

French Museum Raises a Glass To 'Cradle of Wine-Making' Georgia

France’s Cite de Vin museum will toast Georgia’s 9,000-year history as the global birthplace of wine-making in a new exhibition from Monday. The wine history museum in the southwestern city of Bordeaux – dubbed “adult Disneyland” when it opened last year – will showcase 125 objects from the Black Sea …

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The Curves of the Georgian Alphabet Seduce UNESCO

After evolving in parallel for centuries, thanks to UNESCO, the three Georgian alphabets became intangible cultural heritage of humanity. A living and charming heritage, but one to be protected. The curves of the Georgian alphabet embrace the traveller landing at Tbilisi airport in a welcome that is as soft as …

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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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The World’s First Beer Pipeline is Now Open

Cheers! The World's First Beer Pipeline is Now Open

A beer pipeline. It sounds like an ale lover’s wildest dream. It’s no longer a fantasy in the Belgian city of Bruges, where the world’s first beer pipeline opened last week. The two-mile pipe connects the Halve Maan brewery in the city’s historic center with a bottling plant in the suburbs. It’s …

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Gourmet Culinary Holidays in Georgia

Gourmet Culinary holidays in Georgia

Gastronomy is the zenith of cultural importance, epitomizing local dedication to tradition and innovation. No matter where you go or what you do, food will be there to make a great trip even better. Whether taking full-immersion cooking courses, hiking through vineyards and orchards for tastings, hunting down the best …

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Georgian Scientist Wins Global Forum (WSIS)

Nino Demetrashvili

Dimitri Kumsishvili, Minister of Economy, has met with Georgian scientist Nino Demetrashvili, who has won the award contest of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), and handed over an appropriate award to her. Giorgi Jaiani, director of Ilia Vekua Institute for Applied Mathematics and Ekaterine Kubusidze, head of the …

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