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The Underground World of Georgian Wine

When you arrive at passport control in the Tbilisi airport, a border agent checks your documents, gives you a once-over, and hands you a bottle of wine. I’m not actually sure if this is always the case, but it was when I landed in the world’s self-proclaimed “Cradle of Wine” …

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Georgian Sommelier Association to Certify First Official Sommeliers in Georgia

Today Holiday Inn hotel is hosting Georgia’s first sommeliers’ certifying tests. The Tbilisi Wine School students will take theoretical and practical exams for 2 days. Successful students will officially obtain the status of a sommelier or the status of an sommelier assistant. These titles have been recognized by the Georgian Sommeliers …

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Market Needs To Subsidize Grape: Nutsa Abramishvili

Nutsa Abramishvili

According to the National Wine Agency, in January to March 2016, Georgia exported 7 694 748 bottles of wines to 26 countries, up 51% compared to the same period of 2015. Total value of the exports marked 18 144 738 USD, up 20% compared to the same period of 2014. …

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London Hosts Georgian Wines Tasting and the Georgian Supra Event

Georgian wine

The Real Wine Fair, the natural wines international exhibition, held in London, the United Kingdom. By support of LEPL National Wine Agency of the Georgian Agriculture Ministry, seven Georgian winemaking companies producing natural wines have taken part in the exhibition – Pheasant’s Tears, Golden Wine, The Nikoladzes’ Marani, Mandili, Iago Wine, …

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Georgian Wine is Represented at the Wine and Gourmet Japan 2016

Georgian Wine is Represented at the Wine and Gourmet Japan 2016

Georgian wine is represented at another big exhibition. This time — Wine and Gourmet Japan 2016. Tbilvino, Wineman, Bagrationi, Kindzmarauli, Tsereteli Wine and Alcohol Beverage Company, Maranuli Dugladze Wines & spirits and Besini are represented on the Japaneze exhibition. Ambassadorof Georgia in China, Davit Aptsiauri and representatives of National Wine Agency …

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12 Top D.C. Restaurants Featuring Georgian Wine This Spring

Leading D.C. Sommeliers and Chef’s are Urging Washingtonians to Discover Georgia: the Birthplace of Wine and the Next Big Wine Region. Georgia, the country not the state, boasts the oldest winemaking tradition in the world dating back 8,000 years, 525 unique varietals and downright delicious wines. The Wall Street Journal’s just asked …

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Revenues from Georgian Brandy Exports Exceed 5 million USD

Revenues from Georgian Brandy Exports Exceed 5 million USD

Revenues from Georgian brandy exports in the first quarter of 2016 exceeded 5 million USD. According to the national wine agency, in the reporting period Georgian brandy was exported to 10 countries. Total of 2 193 395 bottles (0.5 liter) of brandy was exported and the exports value marked 5 …

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Rod SMITH, Master of Wine: “Qvevri Wines are the Trump Card of Georgia”

UK-based Institute of Masters of Wine sent its delegation to Georgia The first “Masters of Wine Trip to Georgia”, organized in cooperation with Georgian Wine Association, was a highly professional event, which envisaged retrospective tastings of indigenous grape varieties as well as microvinifications of high-quality rare Georgian varieties. Hvino News …

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Georgia to Re-launch Wine Route Project

Georgia to Re-launch Wine Route Project

Georgia’s National Tourism Administration agency is set to re-launch a national wine route project aimed at documenting and evaluating the country’s countless numbers of wine cellars. The project includes adding new wine tourism facilities to the electronic database, as well as installing directional and road signs for the individual wine cellars. The …

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