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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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Iago’s Biowines Chardakhi Exports to New Zealand

Chardakhi, biowines by Iago Bitarishvili will be exported to New Zealand. The first consignment of biowines will be exported in November 2018. Iago Bitarishvili launched wine production in his ancestral wine cellar in the village of Chardakhi in 2003. Currently, the winemaker exports bio wines to 11 markets, including to …

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30-Year Record – Vineyars in Kakheti Received 245 Million GEL Income

30-year record is broken, vineyards in Kakheti received 245 million GEL income, the Ministry of Agriculture speaks about the successful harvest in the region this year. The report released by the Ministry says that harvesting and revenue reached a 30-year record high. According to the statistical data, 180 thousand tons …

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Harvest 2018: 95 000 Tons of Grapes Processed in Kakheti

According to the Harvest 2018 Coordination HQ, 95 thousand tons of grapes have already been processed in Kakheti region. According to the same information, the total revenue amounted to 150 million GEL. In total, 130 wine companies purchase grapes from vineyards. According to the head of the headquarters, the process …

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Andro Aslanishvili: Vintage Entered The Active Phase In Kakheti

According to the data of September 07, up to 17 thousand tons of grapes have been processed in Kakheti , including about 10 thousand tons of Saperavi, 4 thousand tons of Rkatsiteli, 800 tons of Kakhuri Mtsvane, and the rest different grapes. Vineyards’ income reached 27 million GEL. “Vintage in …

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Registration of companies in the Vineyard Coordination HQ started

Wine producer companies willing  to join the vintage process can already start  registration in the HQ. The  Vintage 2018  Coordination HQ started working in Telavi a few days ago. “The coordination HQ is completely ready for vintage organization. The grape picking will be started in Dedoplistskaro municipality in these days, …

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Vintage Preparatory Meeting held in Telavi

Giorgi Khanishvili, Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia met with heads of Kakheti Regional heads of information-consulting services and local municipalities in order to discuss the vintage 2018 organizational issues. The meeting in Telavi was attended by the First Deputy Chairman of the Agrarian Issues Committee of …

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Georgia Earns $107 million by Exporting Wine in January-July

According to official state resource, Georgia exported 45.4 million bottles of wine to 50 countries in January-July of 2018, and earned about $107.8 million from the export. The revenue increased by 28 percent, while the volume of exports rose by 19 percent, Hvino News reports. The top five importing countries in …

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Repaving a wine route in Racha

Standing in a cellar at the bottom of her house, Izolda Dvali holds a glass of a ruby red Khvanchkara wine against the light, toasting to a good season. “Hope we have lots of visitors this year. Here in Racha we are a little bit off the road, you see,” …

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Suspension of Subsidies will Make Winegrowers to Produce Better-Quality grapes

“Suspension of subsidies will make winegrowers and framers to produce better-quality grapes”, Telavi Wine Cellar founder Zurab Ramazashvili told BM.GE. Noninterference of the state will shape healthy competition and real price of grapes, Zurab Ramazashvili noted. “Vintage will not be subsidized and credits will mot be co-financed in the process …

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