Georgian winemakers received top prizes at 20th awarding ceremony of the International competition “Japan Wine Challenge” which was held in Tokyo.
Zurab Chigogidze received the awards won by his company Chigogidze Wines for its Saperavi 2015: the highest award – Platinum Medal – and Regional Trophy as the best red wine from Georgia. Read more at: Georgian wines get top awards at Japan’s international wine competition
2 gold medals were awarded to Natia Metreveli, the head of Vaziani Company, for Makashivli Marani Mtsvane 2016 and Khikhvi 2016. Khikhvi 2016 also received a Regional Trophy as the best white wine from Georgia.
Her Highness Princess Takamado greeted the winners, among them were representatives of Georgian wine companies.The official sponsor of the evening was Vaziani Winery.
Georgian wine was also showcased in the cities of Tokyo and Osaka last week. In total over 100 wine varieties from 35 Georgian companies were represented at wine events in both Japanese cities. About 750 wine professionals attended the Georgian wine events in Tokyo and Osaka.
Source: Hvino News