Wine
Posted: 2 months ago

Exported Wine Income Increased by 16%

In January-May 2019, 33,6 milion bottles (0,75l) of wine has been exported to 39 countries worldwide, that is 6% higher than the similar data of 2018.

Exported wine income amounted to 87mil. USD, that is 16% higher than the data of the previous year. 

Exports have increased on Georgian wine strategic markets: USA - 126% (322835 bottles), China - 27% (2972733) and Poland - 18% (1540182); Also, growth is remarkable  in the following countries: France - 91% (46254), Israel - 72% (131184), Lietuva - 57% (270564), Belorussia - 47% (680906), Estonia - 33% (287582), Netherlands - 27% (42380), Canada - 26% (76860), Mongolia - 22% (106452), Germany - 9% (274721), Russia- 5% (21372581) and etc.

The first five of the exporter countries are the following: Russia (21372581), Ukraine (3080562), China (2972733), Poland (1540182) and Kazakhstan (1223256).
 
The highest amount of exported appellation wines are the following: Kindzmarauli - 6047911 bottles (increase 6%), "Mukuzani" - 1957553 (increase 20%), "Tsinandali" - 1509961 (increase 10%), Akhasheni - 638878 (0%), "Khvanchkara "- 402802 (increase 43%), etc.
In the beginning of the year, different amount of wine was exported by 203 wine companies. 

In addition, 10, 7mil. bottles (0,5 liters) of brandy have been exported to 17 countries worldwide, that is 60% higher than the similar data of 2018. Exported brandy income amounted to 23 mil USD (growth 67%).  216,5 thousand bottles of “Chacha” has been exported to 19 countries worldwide, growth amounted to 61%. Exported “Chacha” income amounted to 572,2 thousand USD (increase – 37%).