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78 million Bottles of Georgian Wine Exported to 53 Countries

According to LEPL National Wine Agency, in January-November 2018, up to 78mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 53 countries worldwide, that is 11% higher than the similar data of 2017.

The current data of 11 months has already exceeded  total export of 2017, when Georgia exported  record amount of the past 30 years – 76,7mil. bottles of wine.

Exported  wine income for January-November 2018 amounted to 184,1 mil. USD, that is 19% higher than the data of the previous year.

Georgian wine exports have  increased in Georgian wine strategic markets: Japan – 30% (201275), Poland – 27% (3026652), UK –  34% (103724) and  USA – 3% (456376);

Also on European and American markets:  Romania – 477% (99774), Czech  69% (57708), Netherlands –  41% (72249), France – 15% (113885), Lietuva – 19% (439980),   Estonia –11% (509840), Latvia – 10% (1612234), Germany – 9% (439638), Canada – 7% (173538)  and etc.
Also, on traditional and Asian markets: Turkmenistan – 102% (135294), Kyrgyzstan – 34% (179610), Kazakhstan – 10% (3396452), Mongolia – 27% (214398), Ukraine – 24% (9525172), Russia – 11% (48587707), Azerbaijan – 11% (48587707), South Korea – 275% (68124), Singapore -6700% – (40800)  and etc.

The first five of the exporter countries are the following: Russia (48587707), Ukraine  (9525172),  China  (6275909), Kazakhstan  (3396452) and  Poland (3026652).

In addition, in January-November, 17,8 mil. bottles (0,5 liters) of brandy have been exported to 25 countries worldwide, that is 9% higher than the similar data of the last year. Exported brandy amounted to 36,4 mil. USD, growth amounted to 3%.

In the period under review, 360  thousand bottles (0.5 l) of  “Chacha”  have been exported to 26 countries worldwide, growth amounted to 43%. Totally,  1 mil. USD worth of Chacha has been exported, which is 32% higher than the similar data of the last year.

Totally, wine, bandy, “Chacha”, brandy alcohol and brandy in pour  income amounted to 281  mil. USD – growth in comparison with the similar data of the previous year amounted to 10%