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Wine Homeland Company to Launch Wine Production

A new wine store has opened in Tbilisi. Wine Homeland company aims at popularizing Georgian wines and is oriented on a correct supply of Georgian wines and strong drinks to consumers. Akaki Zerekidze, founder of Wine Homeland company, noted that the company owns recently arranged vineyard in Gori Municipality. The …

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Economy Ministry Predicts Export Growth

Economy Ministry Predicts Export Growth

Ministry of Economy predicts export growth based on the express data of Foreign Trade in January and regards, that export growth will significantly reduce negative impact and promotes economic growth. According to the ministry, the country received 55 million USD more comparing to the previous year. At that, agricultural products …

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Vino Underground: Wine Heaven

Vino Underground: Wine Heaven

Enek poured a rosy-colored splash of wine into our glasses, avidly explaining how this particular Aladasturi grape vine was meticulously cultivated in its native west Georgia. In a tasting ritual uncommon in Georgia, we swirled it, sniffed it and savored the flavor as it caressed our tongues. Here in the …

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Ukraine Becomes Second in Imports of Georgian Wine in 2016

Ukraine in 2016 imported around 5.8 million bottles of Georgian wine, and this was over 70 percent more than in 2015. Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikheil Ukleba said at a meeting of the Tourism Press Club of Ukraine that thanks to this figure Ukraine was second in imports of Georgian …

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Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion. If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you want to know. Students come to his department at the Technical University …

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The Drinks Business: Georgian Wine Exports to China Spike in 2016

Georgian wine exports to China grew by 98% to 5.3 million bottles in 2016, the highest growth rate recorded by any country importing wine into the country, according to figures released by the Georgian Wine Association. Currently ranked as the eastern European country’s third biggest export market, China could soon …

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Why the Word for Wine is Similar in Many Languages

I’ve observed that the Greek and Hebrew words for wine, oinos and yayin, are similar. Does this imply that there was a Mediterranean trade in alcoholic beverages? The making and consumption of grape wine (as opposed to such “wines” as date wine, rice wine, etc.) had spread all over the …

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