Home / 2016 / December / 22

Daily Archives: December 22, 2016

Real Old World: Georgia’s Ancient Vineyards

Real Old World: Georgia's Ancient Vineyards

Why are Stalin’s favourite wines on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List? We head to Georgia’s vineyards to find out. TWO LITRES OF wine. In one gulp. From out of something that looks a lot like a horn transported from deep in the Austrian Alps. “Yes, it happens,” says my guide, …

Read More »

Demna Gvasalia is BoF’s Person of Year for 2016

The times bring forth the man, or so the saying goes. And if these turbulent and transitional times in fashion — and the wider world — have been shaped by one person this year, it is the head designer of Vetements and the artistic director of Balenciaga, Demna Gvasalia, who graced …

Read More »

Company GWP to prepare for IPO

Georgian water and power” is going to enter IPO. The general director of GWP, Giorgi Tskhadadze noted that the current conditions in company help to encourage selling shares on a public scale for the first time and in 3-4 years, IPO will be ready for it. Georgian Water and Power invited …

Read More »

Lagodekhi Sets the Model of Civic Platform in Rural Development

Up to 40 representatives of local municipalities, businesses, civil society and community organisations from different regions of Georgia visited Lagodekhi on 20 and 21 December 2016 to share experience of the Local Actions Groups (LAGs) that work to engage local residents in rural development. The study visit took place in the …

Read More »

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway To Be Put in Operation Early in 2017

Railway corridor Baku-Tbilisi-Kars will be commissioned in the first quarter of 2017, the Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, said on Tuesday at a joint press conference with his Georgian counterpart, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, held in Istanbul. “The main railway line project Baku-Tbilisi-Kars, which has been implemented jointly by Turkey, Georgia …

Read More »

MX1 and ASTRA Continue to Provide Discovery with Services and Reach


Discovery Networks Germany extends its contract with MX1 and ASTRA for capacity, content management, playout and distribution. SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES and a global media service provider, and ASTRA, the largest European Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite system, …

Read More »

TBC Bank Unit Signs $55 mln Loan Deals with FMO

TBC Bank

TBC Bank Group PLC said Wednesday that its subsidiary JSC TBC Bank has inked two loan agreements worth a total of USD55 million with the Netherlands Development Finance Co, or FMO. Under the agreements, FMO will provide two facilities, a USD25 million seven year loan for JSC TBC Bank, and …

Read More »

The flat 37- Wine-press, Pitcher and Tone on 8th Floor

Wooden made Georgian Fence, Tone, Wine-press, 43 pitcher and more than 10 kinds of wine-You shouldn’t think it’s some of Kakheti villages, it is located in the center of Tbilisi on the 8th floor of 8 floor apartment and its a bar-restaurant “Flat 37”. The founder of the restaurant Zurab …

Read More »

New Ski Lift “Shino” Added in Gudauri

shino ski

New Ski lift added in Gudauri, expanding ski routs. Open style 6-person lift is located in old Gudauri and is 2400 meters long  with capacity of 1800 passengers in one hour. Construction of ski lift started from old Tatra and finished at top of the Gondola station. As for the …

Read More »

Advertising Company ABK Produces its Own Wine


Founders of advertising company ABK, created new wine brand “ღvino”, which will appear from 2018 on Georgian market with limited quantity, marketer.ge reports. Misha Todua: Wine-vanult of wine brand “ღvino”, is located in village Artani in Telavi administrative center, the grape which is used to produce this wine is processed by …

Read More »