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Chateau Mukhrani Saperavi Wins Golden Medal at International Wine Challenge


Various international wine contests are held worldwide and three of them are of special importance:  International Wine Challenge (IWC), International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) and Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). All of them are held in London and they are considered to be the most influential international competitions worldwide. …

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Winemaker: High Customs Tax Was Hindering Wine Exports to China


“Previously, wine exports was impossible to China, in practice”, Paata Sharashenidze, founder of Usakhelauri Vineyards company, told Business Course. Georgian product was taxed by 58% in China and this tax was raising the product price. But now, after signature of Georgia-China free trade agreement, Georgian wine exports will enjoy tax-free …

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OIV to Include Qarvisferi Ghvino Into List of Special Wines

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 International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) has accepted Georgia’s proposal to include Qarvisferi Ghvino (Amber-colored Wine), made by traditional Georgian methods, in the list of special wines. OIV has positively accepted this proposal of Georgia party, Giorgi Samanishvili, head of National Wine Agency, said. “This decision is one more …

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Fourteen Georgian Wines Shine at Wine and Gourmet Japan 2017


International wine exhibition “Wine and Gourmet Japan 2017” was held in Tokyo, where 14 Georgian wine companies were represented with the support of the National Wine Agency and Georgian Embassy in Japan. „Wine and Gourmet Japan“ is considered as one of the most important exhibitions in Asia. In 2016, the …

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Shilda Winery – Amazing Wine Tasting Complex in Kakheti


The wine tasting complex by Shilda Winery is underway in Georgia’s wine region Kakheti. Architect company X-architecture works on the project. Area of the complex is 2000 m2, The spacing of the vineyard is translated into the structural grid of the building and articulated through a series of curved beams. …

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Kenichi Ohashi – Georgian Wines Showed Austerity on the Palette

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With National Wine Agency invitation, Japanese master of wine Kenichi Ohashi visited Georgia for Georgia wine market investigation reason for a week. Japanese wine professional is accompanied by the representative of Japanese Sommelier Association journal (JSA), wine writer Akihiko Yamamoto, who is preparing a long article about Georgian wine to …

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Georgian Wine Export Increased by 207% in China

Georgian Wine Export Increased by 207% in China

Export of wine and alcohol beverages sustains growing trend. According to Wine National Agency, 18,4 million bottles of wine are exported in 39 countries worldwide through the first 4 months of the year, the figure exceeds by 59% comparing to the same period of the previous year. Revenues gained from …

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I Am Georgian Red! New Wine Brand


Georgian Red is an exports wine from Georgia that was created specially for the US market. This is the history narrated by wine in the first person that describes the history of Georgia. The Red Georgian’s branding was carried out by Kollektiv design studio. The concept author Buba Radiani: “Georgian …

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