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Revenue From Wine Materials And Brandy Spirits Constituted $100 m

Georgian wine

Revenue from exporting Georgian Wine materials and brandy spirits in January-September constituted $100m.  According to Georgian national wine agency, 97 000 bottles of Chacha worth $372 000 is exported to 20 different countries. Georgia received $100 m revenue from exporting wine, brandy, chacha, wine materials and brandy spirits.

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Record Number of Grapes Processed in Georgia

Kakheti Rtveli 2015

On September 27 Georgian farmers processed approximately 6,981 tonnes of grapes – a 25-year record, according to Georgia’s National Wine Agency. As of today about 78,000 tonnes of grapes have been processed this season, out of which 36,000 are of the Rkatsiteli grape variety, 32,000 tonnes of Saperavi, 1,900 tonnes Kakhuri …

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Wine Routes of Georgia: Drunk on Beauty

Georgian Wine

Many of you have heard about the fact that Georgia is the cradle of wine, and viticulture originated here about 8,000 years ago. You may examine archaeological findings, wonder how clay vessels qvevri differ from more common barrels, read about how the slopes and microclimate zones affect the taste of …

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Chinese Market is Very Attractive for Georgian Wine

Vazha Beridze chinese market

The perspectives for Georgia’s relations with China are of vital importance. Georgia-China trade-economic relations are being efficiently developed. These relations are based on mutually beneficial interests. Therefore, we are able to suppose, including in the context of this visit that the Georgia-China relations may turn into a strategic partnership in …

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Eurasianet – Georgia and Moldova: A Tale of Two Winemakers

A freelancer reporter Giorgi Lomsadze from Tbilisi with the collaboration of Moldovan journalist Victoria Puiu are presenting two great wine producing countries, Georgia and Moldova. Article was originally published on eurasianet.org. Read the whole article below: They don’t face quotas and they don’t face tariffs. But for the ancient winemaking countries …

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Tsinandali – Where Wine and Muses Live Together

Tsinandali

Tsinandali is a manorial estate of Georgian noble house Chavchavadze and a popular place not only for wine lovers. Located in Kakheti region of Georgia, 168 kilometers away from Tbilisi, Tsinandali is open for people with different tastes and interests. For wine lovers The very first winery in the Alazani …

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Armenia Lowers Cognac Production, Steps Up Wine Instead

Armenia Lowers Cognac Production, Steps Up Wine Instead

Armenia, the country that prides itself in its cognac as the historic and national product, has lowered its production to 7,740 thousand liters in the January-June of 2015. This amount is 11,6% less than the quantity produced during the same period of last year.  In the meantime, production of wine …

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Georgia’s Wine and History in Focus at Svaneti Museum

Svaneti Museum

Svaneti region invites visitors to learn about the country’s multicultural history and ancient wine culture. The Svaneti Museum in Georgia’s north-west alpine town Mestia will host two educational programsMulticultural Georgia and Wine and Vines in Georgia from September 1-3 for Georgian youth. The lectures will be held at the Museum’s …

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Washington Post: 5 Georgian Wines to Try

Georgian Wines

Washington Post published an article presenting and offering its readers 5 Georgian wines that are “a taste of history.” Columnist Dave McIntyre, who recently visited Georgia, makes a wonderful case for the wines mentioned below and assesses each of them by three categories: exceptional, excellent and very good. Check out the list …

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Kakheti Prepares For This Year’s Harvest

kakheti harvest

The grape harvesting season starts in Georgia and the country’s famous wine region Kakheti is completely immersed in the grape picking bustle. Today the Rtveli 2015 Coordination Centre for grape vintage opened in Telavi in the heart of Kakheti under the supervision of the Government. The Centre will operate 24/7 …

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