Discover Georgian Wine - National Wine Agency Organizes Event in Tokyo
The event "Discover Georgian Wine" was held in Tokyo, and attended by around 300 guests, including local importers, wine professionals, restaurant and hotel chains, and media representatives.
The event was supported by National Wine Agency of Georgia.
Teimuraz Lezhava, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Georgia to Japan, attended the presentation of Georgian wine. Wine tasting was held as part of the event, where about 200 Georgian wines were presented by importers.
Kenichi Ohashi, the director of the marketing company "Red Bridge", the contractor of the National Wine Agency, Kenichi Ohashi, and the famous Japanese sommelier, Motohiro Okoshi, spoke about the history and modernity of Georgian winemaking.
Japan is one of the strategic markets of Georgian wine, where, with the support of the National Wine Agency, the first large-scale presentation of Georgian wine took place in 2014. In the following years, also with the support of the National Wine Agency, Georgian wine companies participated in the "Foodex Japan" and "Wine and Gourmet Japan" exhibitions.