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Georgia Looks East for its Greatest wine Hope

Riding on the back of strong Georgian wine export performance to China and a newly signed Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, Georgian wines are racking up interest among trade professionals and consumers, bolstered by expected exemption of 14% import tariff on Georgian wines which could take effect as …

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Georgian Wine Export Increased – List of Countries

45,3 million bottles (0,75 l) of wine are exported to 44 countries of the world in January-August, 2017, which is 61% higher than last year’s data. During the reporting period, exports amounted to 100.3 million USD, which is 55% higher than the same period last year. Export growth is notable …

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Vintage Coordination Staff in Telavi to assist the winegrowers

In Telavi (Kakheti) “Coordination Staff of Vintage 2017” was opened. The opening was attended by the deputy ministers of agriculture Iuri Nozadze and Revaz Asatiani, the  head of National Wine Agency Giorgi Samanishvili, state representative in Kakheti Region – Governor Irakli Kadagishvili and representatives of municipalities and wine companies. “Taking …

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Azerbaijan Eyes China’s Wine Market

Azerbaijan Eyes China's Wine Market

Azerbaijan intends to increase wine exports to China, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said on its website Friday. The issue of expanding cooperation between Azerbaijan and China in the area of wine trade was discussed at a meeting participated by local winemakers and the trade representative of Azerbaijan …

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American Sommeliers Visit Georgia for Wine Tasting

American sommeliers and importers team visited Georgia for five days. They will visit 18 wine-producer companies within the visit and try Georgian wines, learn about Georgian wine history and culture, as well as local cuisine. The Head of The National Wine Agency contractor- American company “TastingWorks”, the famous wine master, …

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Georgia to Host 4th Qvevri Wine International Symposium

On September 1-3, the fourth International Symposium of Qvevri Wine will be held at the Ikalto Qvevri School-Academy, organized by the Georgian Wine Association. The National Wine Agency (NWA) reports that the aim of the event is to familiarize Georgian society and foreign specialists with the unique qvevri winemaking methodology, …

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Grape Processing Enterprises to Open in Kakheti

Three grape processing plants are being constructed within the state program of viticulture farming cooperatives in Kakheti region, Telavi and Kvareli municipalities. The Ministry of Agriculture disseminates information. Deputy Minister of Agriculture Giorgi Khanishvili and Chairman of Agricultural Cooperative Development Agency Giorgi Misheladze visited the construction process. “In the next …

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Georgian Natural Sparkling Wine in Top 10

The famous American edition Esquire published an article in which 10 best Pét-Nat (natural sparkling wines) were listed, worth up to 40 $. Pét-Nat, abbreviated Pétillant naturel, méthode ancestrale or rural method, is the oldest recipe for sparkling wine making and as master of winemaking, Isabel Lezheron says, “One of …

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5 Things: Satavado’s Tim Sozashvili on Georgian Wine

We ask Tim Sozashvili about drinking Georgian wine in China – and yes, that would be Georgia the country. What is your connection to Georgian wine? Every Georgian is somehow connected to wine. My grandfather has a vineyard and he makes wine at home, in Georgia. My uncle’s winery is …

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