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Eight Georgian Wines and Chacha win Top Awards at China’s CWSA Contest

Eight Georgian wines and one chacha were awarded with double gold awards at China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA) 2018. Besides the top  “double gold” wards, Georgian wines won 20 gold medals, 6 silver and 8 bronze awards. This is a huge progress compared to last years’ performance at CWSA.

The full list of Georgian prize-winners follows:

Double Gold:

  • Alaverdi Tradition red 2016, Badagoni
  • Alaverdi Tradition white 2016, Badagoni
  • Chacha Original, Badagoni
  • Tamada Qvevri Red 2014, GWS
  • Mukuzani 2014, Kakhuri Gvinis Marani
  • Kartuli Vazi Saperavi Budeshuri 2016, Tiflis Wine Cellar
  • Kartuli Vazi Kindzmarauli 2017, Tiflis Wine Cellar
  • Réserve Royale 2014, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Nelkarisi Saperavi 2014, JSC Friends’ Cellar

Gold: 

  • Tamada Grand Reserve White 2014, GWS
  • Tamada Qvevri White 2014, GWS
  • Tamada Grand Reserve Red 2014, GWS
  • Saperavi Rose 2017, Georgian Wines Ltd
  • Rkatsiteli Qvevri 2017, Kakhuri Gvinis Marani
  • Saperavi Qvevri Kakhuri 2017, Gvinis Marani
  • Kartuli Vazi Mukuzani 2014, Tiflis Wine Cellar
  • Saperavi-Cabernet 2017, Vaziani Winery
  • Rkatsiteli 2016, Vaziani Winery
  • Makashvili Wine Cellar Saperavi 2017, Vaziani Winery
  • Kindzmarauli 2017, Vaziani Winery
  • Khvanchkara 2017, Vaziani Winery
  • Réserve Royale 2015, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Saperavi Supérieur 2015, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Marani Kondoli vineyards Saperavi 2016, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Marani Kondoli vineyards Saperavi 2012, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Satrapezo Saperavi 2015, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Marani Kindzmarauli 2017, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Kindzmarauli Premium 2017, Besini Winery / Vita Vera Ltd
  • Saperavi Qvevri 2013, Tsereteli Wine and Spirits

Silver: 

  • Tamada Saperavi 2015, GWS
  • Usakhelouri 2017, Vaziani Winery
  • Rkatsiteli Supérieur 2016, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Marani Saperavi Bio 2017, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Marani Mukuzani 2015, JSC Telavi Wine Cellar
  • Mtsvane 2016, Tsereteli Wine and Spirits


Bronze: 

  • Saperavi 2016, Georgian Wines Ltd
  • Akhasheni 2015, Kakhuri Gvinis Marani
  • Mukuzani 2015, Vaziani Winery
  • Collection Secrète Red 2015, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Collection Secrète White 2015, JSC Château Mukhrani
  • Mukuzani 2016, Besini Winery / Vita Vera Ltd
  • Nelkarisi Mtsvane 2016, JSC Friends’ Cellar
  • Akhasheni 2013, Tsereteli Wine and Spirits
The CWSA (China Wine & Spirits Awards) is the biggest & most prestigious wine & spirits competition in China. All 100 the judges are carefully selected for being the top buyersof wines and spirits for this market and are importers, distributors, retailers, and sommeliers. Wines and spirits enter from 55 countries and are ‘blind tasted’.

China during recent years has been the third largest Georgian wine export destination, after Russian and Ukraine. According to the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture in January-July 2018, Georgia exported 3 514 066 (0.75 liters) bottles of  wine to China.
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