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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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RMG Promotes Bolnisi Wines Popularization

A memorandum of trilateral cooperation was signed between RMG, winemakers union “Wine Bolnisi” and Bolnisi municipality. The aim of the memorandum is to support RMG as the country and region’s large business to support the pupularization of the Bolnisi wines and their further development. Winemakers union ”Wine Bolnisi” was founded …

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Azerbaijan May Double Wine Exports in 2018

Azerbaijan may increase wine exports twice by the end of 2018, Chairman of the Azerbaijan Wine Producers and Exporters Association Elchin Madatov told Trend July 19. “The export of Azerbaijani wine products exceeded $4 million in the first half of 2018, which is 80 percent more than in the same …

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Georgia Among Booking.com’s Best Wine Destinations

Booking.com writes about 6 wonderful and lesser-known “wine direction”, one of which is Georgia. “The vineyards in Georgia are from the Neolithic period and are characterized by the unique production method, this method is still actively used and the grapes are kept in Qvevri,” the article reads. The article also …

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Government To Suspend State Subsidization of vintage in Kakheti

This year Government will suspend state subsidization of vintage in Kakheti Region. Georgian Agriculture Minister Levan Davitashvili said that the government will show new mechanisms for the 2017 vintage because of current situation in winemaking field. Government started subsidizing grapes in 2013.    

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