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Record Year for Georgian Wine – 76,7 million Bottles Exported

According to National Wine Agency indicators, Georgia exported 76.7 million bottles of wines to 53 countries, up 54% year on year. Total exports value constituted 170 million USD. The year on year growth marked 49%.

The top five countries that imported Georgian wine in 2017 were:
Russia – 47,778,920 bottles
Ukraine – 8,502,554 bottles
China – 7,585,407 bottles
Kazakhstan – 3,322,867 bottles
Poland – 2,676,440 bottles

Year-on-year exports of Georgian wine increased to:
France- 178 percent (99,796 bottles)
Israel – 150 percent (213,074 bottles)
Mongolia – 82 percent (168,162 bottles)
Russia – 76 percent (47,778,920 bottles)
Azerbaijan – 75 percent (141,294 bottles)
Belarus – 56 percent (1,827,130 bottles)
United States – 56 percent ((457,920 bottles)
Ukraine – 46 percent (8,502,554 bottles)
China – 43 percent (7,585,407 bottles)
Latvia – 20 percent (1,505,138 bottles)

The most popular Georgian wines due to indicators of origin, exported in 2017:
Kindzmarauli – 12.8 million bottles
Mukuzani – 4.2 million bottles
Tsinandali – 3.4 million bottles
Akhasheni – 1.5 million bottles
Khvanchkara – 887,500 bottles

About 250 companies exported wines in 2017. The country exported 18.4 million bottles of brandy to 26 countries, up 78% year on year. Total brandy exports value marked 39.4 million USD, up 70%.

The country exported 288 000 bottles of Chacha to 23 countries. Exports growth constituted 180% and exports value marked 846.3 thousand USD, up 148% year on year.

Total revenues from exports of wines, brandy, Chacha, wine materials and brandy spirits constituted 283.8 million USD, up 46% year on year.