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Vineyards Cadastre Program Started In Gurjaani

Implementation of vineyards cadastre program started in Gurjaani municipality. Representatives of the National Wine Agency held presentation of the program in Gurjaani.

The meeting was attended by representatives of local municipality and city hall, attorneys of the village  and Gurjaani Information-Consultation Center of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture.

The tender winner company “Map Mapping” will implement the program in Gurjaani municipality, which has already started gathering data and taking orthophotos of vineyards.

The meeting was attended by Portuguese expert Anna Luzi, who will work as a consultant in the direction of vineyard cadastre program implementation in the National Wine Agency in 2018-2019.

The National Wine Agency has started implementing the vineyard cadastre program in 2014.  Within the framework of the cadastral program, the concept of construction and functioning of Georgian vineyards cadastre has been elaborated. The cadastral documents were developed, electronic database  was selected, where cadastral information will be collected; In Racha-Lechkhumi region 886.9 ha, 5533,4 ha in Kvareli municipality, 5477,9 ha in Telavi municipality and 1818,2 ha vineyard in Akhmeta municipality were registered.

There was no similar system in Georgia before. The cadastre system works effectively in all EU countries where viticulture and winemaking is developed. The existence of cadastral base is necessary for the regulation of vineyards,  decision making in viticulture and winemaking, to properly verify the vintage process, to conduct wine production and its movement and  for general regulation of viticulture and winemaking.