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Foreign Scientists Acknowledge Georgia as Homeland of Winemaking

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Georgia is the cradle of viticulture and winemaking and this was substantiated by specialists from 7 countries after 3-year research works. The project was led by Patrick McGovern. Pennsylvania University Museum professor, biochemist and winemaking historian. On October 10-11 in Bordeaux, the city of wine civilization, as part of Georgia …

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Kakhetian Farmers Receive 18mln GEL Incomes from Sales of Grapes

The 2017 vintage has moved to an active phase. As of 13 o’clock of September 11, farmers have sold 18.7 thousand tons of grapes and received about 18mln GEL incomes. At this stage, the vintage coordination board has registered 132 winemaking companies, of which 67 ones have joined the grapes processing.

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Royal Dadiani Winemaking Company to Open in Martvili in Summer

Royal Dadiani winemaking company will open in Martvili, Samegrelo Region, in summer 2017. The company representatives told Business Course that construction works will end in the village of Salkhino at the end of this month. The enterprise will employ 5-6 local residents on permanent basis and produce 120 000 bottles …

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Amber Bar: Georgian Wine Rebel

Amber Bar: Georgian Wine Rebel

On the left bank of Tbilisi’s Mtkvari River in the Plekhanov district is David Aghmashenebeli Avenue, a thoroughfare long associated with wallet-friendly Turkish restaurants and discount clothing boutiques. Some 15 years ago, the crumbling 19th-century buildings and huge eucalyptus trees that lined the street were crowded with people hawking everything from …

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How Winemaking Companies Are Getting Ready?

How Winemaking Companies Are Getting Ready?

Intense preparatory works are underway in the Kakheti Region for the coming vintage. This yearthe Kakheti Region expects to pick about 200 000 tons of grapes of which, according to preliminary forecasts, 150 000 tons will be used for industrial processing. Giorgi Samanishvili, head of the vintage coordination center and …

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Gourmet Culinary Holidays in Georgia

Gourmet Culinary holidays in Georgia

Gastronomy is the zenith of cultural importance, epitomizing local dedication to tradition and innovation. No matter where you go or what you do, food will be there to make a great trip even better. Whether taking full-immersion cooking courses, hiking through vineyards and orchards for tastings, hunting down the best …

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Trying to Save Endangered Grape Varietals in the Republic of Georgia

Trying to Save Endangered Grape Varietals in the Republic of Georgia

Imagine arriving in a foreign land where the houses are covered in grapevines and wine tasting takes place on the sidewalks. The architecture is filled with images of vines and grapes, and ancient fortresses and monasteries dot the hillsides. Wine is made in qvevri pots buried deep in the earth, and each …

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Smaller Wineries Make Better Wines Than Large Companies

Small companies produce better wines than major ones”, Levan Chubinidze, one of the founders of the Wine Tourism Association, noted. Winemaking companies that own small wineries manufacturer better products compared to major industrial companies, he said. Today, winemaking companies compete in terms of quality level. It is very food that …

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Young Winemaker to Revive Forgotten Georgian Grape Species

Young Winemaker to Revive Forgotten Georgian Grape Species

Shota Lagazidze is a 26-year-old winemaker from Tusheti, a mountainous region of Georgia. Having begun as an ordinary employee at a tourism management company, he then moved to winemaking together with one of his friends, eventually setting up his own brand called ‘Lagazi’. He now owns 1,2 acres of land …

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Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

On July 2nd at Aguiló Vinateria in Falset (Tarragona, Spain) wine journalist and certified sommelier Miquel Hudin will be leading a masterclass and tasting on the wines from the country of Georgia. Created as an overview to the viticulture and winemaking of Georgia, the class will start with the history …

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