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Small Companies Produce Better Quality Wines than Large Ones

Wine Tourism Association: Small companies produce better quality wines than large winemakers

Small-scale wineries produce better products than the big industrial producers, according to Levan Chubinidze, founder of Wine Tourism Association. In his opinion, today there is very intense competition between winemakers, as they attended various exhibitions both in Georgia and abroad. “It’s good, but in order to establish business contacts, it …

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Archaeological Dig Confirms Georgia’s Wine Heritage

Georgia’s claim to be the cradle of winemaking have been strengthened with the discovery of vine residue dating back 8000 years at an archaeological dig. The excavations, in southeastern Georgia‘s Kvemo Kartli region, have provided fresh support for the country’s claim of being the birthplace of winemaking, according to Georgian …

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Brand export is increased by 69%

Brand export is increased by 69%

Brand export is sharply increased. Brand of 3 330 333 bottles (0,5 l) is exported in 13 countries of the world in January-March, which exceeds by 69% comparing to the same period of 2015. Totally, cost of 7,7 million USD is exported – the boost achieves 35% if compared to the …

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Revenues From Wine Export is Increased by 16%

Revenues From Wine Export is Increased by 16%

National Wine Agency announced about wine export growth. Wine of 15 053 106 bottles (0,75 l) is exported in 34 countries from Georgia in January-May, which exceeds by 44% comparing to the same period of the previous year. However, revenues gained from wine export has made up 35,04 million USD, which …

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GWS to Play Classical Music in Vineyards to Produce New Wine Brand

GWS to Play Classical Music in Vineyards to Produce New Wine Brand

On June 3 at Tbilisi’s Rooms Hotel Georgian wine producer GWS made a presentation of its new brand Vismino. Vismino (the name comes from Georgian word for “listen”) is original concept based on the special importance of music in Georgian culture and in wine-making particularly, confirmed by analysis of Georgian …

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Cultivation of Ancient Meskhetian Vine Begins in Samtskhe-Javakheti

Cultivation of ancient Meskhetian vine begins at the territory of so-called Khizabavri Meskhetian Terraces, region Samtskhe-Javakheti. Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili took part in the planting of ancient varieties of grapes in the village of Aspindza. Founders of the terraces rehabilitation project are Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze [owners …

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Georgian Wine Presented at the International Exhibition in England

Georgian qvevri wine  was presented at  the Natural Wines International Exhibition  held in  England’s capital London. The exhibition is organized by the well-known wine expert, International Master of Wine Isabelle Legeron. Nine Georgian cellars  manufacturing qvevri  participated in the exhibition with the support of the National Wine Agency at  Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia. According to  the Agency’s Chairman …

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FoodandWine: How to Get In On the Georgian Wine Revival

FoodandWine: How to Get In On the Georgian Wine Revival

They’ve been making delicious wine in Georgia (the country) for 8,000 years, but only now are those bottles readily available to purchase in the United States. Here’s what you need to know. Ten years ago, Georgian wine might have earned a casual mention in conversations about Eastern European cuisine. Now, …

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Georgia Ranks 41st Worldwide in terms of Wine Consumption

Georgia’s annual wine consumption per capita makes up 17 liters, i.e. total 78 000 liters a year, according to the statistics of the Wine Institute. This figure makes the country 41st worldwide in terms of wine consumption. According to the research conducted by the Wine Institute, fourteen European countries are …

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Georgian Red Wine Turns Gold: Shumi Wines Win Big in London

Georgian Red Wine Turns Gold: Shumi Wines Win Big in London

A Georgian wine company has secured a gold award for its Ilerco 2012 at one the world’s most prestigious wine competitions. Following two weeks of intensive blind tastings in London, United Kingdom, the International Wine Challenge 2016 revealed Georgian wine made by Shumi with the native Saperavi grape was the winner of …

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