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Electronic Certification System Launched for Winemakers

National Wine Agency has launched an electronic certification system, which is to alleviate certification procedures. Winemakers will fill out declaration and statement by the internet and will have to visit the agency for only taking certificates. The agency director Giorgi Samanishvili noted at the meeting with winemakers that winemaking companies …

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National Wine Agency to Introduce Electronic System of Certification

Giorgi Samanishvili

Starting February 1, 2018 National Wine Agency will launch an electronic system of certification, the agency director Giorgi Samanishvili noted. At the meeting, which was held at Biltmor hotel, the participants also discussed a bill of amendments to regulations for certification of strong drinks and spirits. Objective of the bill …

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Counterfeit Georgian Wines Extracted from Polish Trade Network

As a result of coordinated activities of Georgian and EU official structures, counterfeit Georgian wines were taken out of one the major trade networks of Poland. Giorgi Samanishvili, head of national wine agency, noted that labels of wine bottled in Ukraine indicated the Georgian name of origin – Kakheti. Therefore, …

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Giorgi Samanishvili: Georgian Wine Exports Triple in China

According to National Wine Agency, in January-May 2017 Georgia exported 24.75 million bottles of wine to 41 countries, up 64% year on year. In the reporting period, the country exported 55.52 million USD wines, up 58% as compared to the same period of 2016. The current year is very positive …

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China is Ranked as the 2nd in the Rating of Wine Export Markets

Wine export is increased by 85% y-o-y. According to Wine National Agency, 14, 2 million bottles (0, 75 l) are exported from Georgia to 38 countries through January-March with a total value of 32. 3 million USD. TOP-5 of Exporting Countries   Country mln bottles 1 Russia 8.988 2 China …

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Wine Materials Exports Prohibition Perspectives

Government of Georgia is developing a bill on forbidding wine materials exports under the pretext of preventing Georgian wines falsification on foreign markets. Government has also submitted specific facts of adulteration. Namely, Sakpatenti continues exploring the issue of halted sales of 800 bottles of Kindzmarauli wine on Russian market. Georgian …

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70 Million Hunan Provice Market is Opened for Georgian Wine

Georgian wine will be exported to 70 million Hunan provice of People’s Republic of China.The head of wine national agency, Giorgi Samanishvili declared about it after completing his official visit in China. Samanishvili was invited to Changsha to attend the opening of trade center as an honourable guest. In this …

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Georgian Viticulture Studies Open in Poland

Georgian Viticulture Studies Open in Poland

Wine Academy of Poland will teach Georgian viticulture and winemaking history as part of memorandum that was signed by National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and  Galicja Vitis, Viticulture-Winemaking Development Foundation of Poland. The memorandum calls for promoting popularization of Georgian wines in Poland through various marketing …

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Georgian Wine Sales Growing in All Export Markets

Georgian Wine Sales Growing in All Export Markets

Georgian wine sales are  growing in all export markets – Giorgi Samanishvili, Director of  the National Wine Agency, told Commersant. Samanishvili says that compared with the same period of  last year sales have increased  45% in 4 months. According to him, traditional markets were suffering difficulties, namely inflation, atthe beginning …

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China As an Important market for Georgian Wine

China As an Important market for Georgian Wine

China’s wine consumption will grow from 40 percent to 60 percent by 2018, according to the study published by economists in the University of Adelaide’s Economics Research Center. While rice wine has traditionally been the most common in Asia, income growth in China and a preference swing toward grape wine …

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