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Georgian Vineyard to be Planted in Cyprus

The Georgian vineyard will be planted in Cyprus. Levan Davitashvili, Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture stated about it at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum. “It is very important to increase trade relations with Cyprus as a tourist-friendly country, in the agrarian direction. It is also important to cooperate …

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Presentation About Tourism Potential of Georgia Held in Tokyo

Within the frames of the project “Georgia – Homeland of Wine”, presentation about tourism potential of Georgia was held for the representatives of Japanese tourist companies at Terrada Republic / TMMT Hall, Tokyo. Representative of the Embassy of Georgia to Japan, David Goginashvili introduced information about Georgian wine, history, culture …

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“Georgian Winemaking Method is Unique” – Japanese Master of Wine

Within the frames of Exhibition “Georgia Homeland of Wine” in Tokyo, the only wine master of wine in Japan, Kenichi Ohashi, introduced the presentation of Georgian wine for Japanese wine professionals. The event was attended by up to 120 guests – local wine experts, members of the Japanese Sommelier Association, …

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Georgia Reports Rapid Growth in Wine Exports in Q1

Georgia exported some 19.4 million bottles of wine in the first quarter of this year to 37 countries, up 10 percent year on year, Georgia’s National Wine Agency said Tuesday. It said in a newly released report that Georgia’s wine exports in the first three months amounted to 47 million …

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Amber Wines Obtained Support from OIV

The issue of including wine made by Georgian traditional methods in the list of special wines of The International Organization for Vine and Wine (OIV)  has moved to the final stage of discussion. After discussing in the OIV Working Group, this issue was supported and moved to the next stage …

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Georgian Wine Advertising Campaign Launched at Tokyo Subway

Georgian wine advertising campaign has started in Tokyo metro station “Tennozu Isle”. This station is located at the exhibition center “Terrada Warehouse”, where exhibition “Georgia – Homeland of Wine” was opened on March 10 and will last until May 7. The station is located on the island and connects to …

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Georgian Wine Exports Increased by 10%

In the first quarter of 2019, 19,4 mil. bottles (0,75l) of wine have been exported to 37 countries worldwide, that is 10% higher than the similar data of 2018. Exported wine income amounted to 47 mil. USD, that is 16% higher than the data of the previous year. Georgian wine …

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Technical Rules to Regulate the Production of Grape Origin Spirits

From April 1, 2019, the technical regulation – “on defining General rules for producing grape origin spirits and the list of legal processes, materials and substances” will be launched. The technical regulation aims to define general principles of regulation, processing and distribution of alcoholic beverages, protection of consumers’ rights. “This …

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Georgian Wine Presentation Held for Japanese Professionals

Georgian wine tasting-seminar was held in Naha, Japan, which was headed by the head of the National Wine Agency Contractor marketing company “Red Bridge”, master of wine Kenichi Ohashi and the Japanese top-sommelier Motohiro Okoshi. The event was attended by up to 60 guests – sommeliers, distributors, representatives of restaurants, …

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Georgian Wine Presented at Annual Festival in France

Georgian wine was presented at the annual festival “Salon Bacchus” in Toulon, France. Wine companies from different countries of the world participated in the festival. Various wines of Georgian producers were represented at “Salon Bacchus” by the LE PONT CAUCASIEN, contractor company of  LEPL National Wine Agency of the Ministry …

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Uncorking Georgian Wine Worldwide

EBRD and EU help Georgian wine makers expand at home and abroad. Autumn is the busiest season of the year in Kakheti, the main wine-making region of Georgia. Early in the morning farmers and their families rush to the vineyards to pluck ripe grapes from the vine, while trucks deliver the …

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Georgia – Homeland of Wine Exhibition Officially Opens in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is hosting Georgia-Homeland of Wine, an exhibition celebrating Georgian viniculture and history. Today, the exposition was officially opened by Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze together with Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili. The exhibition, with its concept drawing on showcasing Georgia’s millennia-old viniculture, …

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