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FoodandWine: How to Get In On the Georgian Wine Revival

FoodandWine: How to Get In On the Georgian Wine Revival

They’ve been making delicious wine in Georgia (the country) for 8,000 years, but only now are those bottles readily available to purchase in the United States. Here’s what you need to know. Ten years ago, Georgian wine might have earned a casual mention in conversations about Eastern European cuisine. Now, …

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Georgia Ranks 41st Worldwide in terms of Wine Consumption

Georgia’s annual wine consumption per capita makes up 17 liters, i.e. total 78 000 liters a year, according to the statistics of the Wine Institute. This figure makes the country 41st worldwide in terms of wine consumption. According to the research conducted by the Wine Institute, fourteen European countries are …

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Georgian Red Wine Turns Gold: Shumi Wines Win Big in London

Georgian Red Wine Turns Gold: Shumi Wines Win Big in London

A Georgian wine company has secured a gold award for its Ilerco 2012 at one the world’s most prestigious wine competitions. Following two weeks of intensive blind tastings in London, United Kingdom, the International Wine Challenge 2016 revealed Georgian wine made by Shumi with the native Saperavi grape was the winner of …

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Georgian Wine Sales Growing in All Export Markets

Georgian Wine Sales Growing in All Export Markets

Georgian wine sales are  growing in all export markets – Giorgi Samanishvili, Director of  the National Wine Agency, told Commersant. Samanishvili says that compared with the same period of  last year sales have increased  45% in 4 months. According to him, traditional markets were suffering difficulties, namely inflation, atthe beginning …

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Teliani Valley Plans to Attract $13 Million from the Shareholders

Wine producer Teliani Valley declares about the placement of shares. The company plans to place not more than 200 million pieces of shares with voting right, which might be purchased merely by the shareholders. Nominal value on per share is 0.065 USD, respectively the company will be able to attract 13 …

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Giorgi Samanishvili: Georgian Wine Exports Grow in All Directions

Giorgi Samanishvili: Georgian Wine Exports Grow in All Directions

The national wine agency has published the statistics proving the wine exports has increased in the January to April period. In his interview with the Business Morning Giorgi Samanishvili, the head of National Wine Agency of Georgia, overviews exports and domestic markets. –Mr. Giorgi, what steps has the national wine …

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Georgia’s Wine and Spirits Export Data for 4 Months

Georgia's Wine and Spirits Export Data for 4 Months

According to National Wine Agency (NWA) data, 11 581 031  bottles of wine (0.75l) was exported to 30 countries worldwide in January-April, 2016, that is 45% higher, than the data of the previous year. 26.99 mil. USD worth of  wine was exported  in the  period under review, which is 15% higher, …

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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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