Wine producer companies willing to join the vintage process can already start registration in the HQ. The Vintage 2018 Coordination HQ started working in Telavi a few days ago.
“The coordination HQ is completely ready for vintage organization. The grape picking will be started in Dedoplistskaro municipality in these days, and then gradually cover all Kakheti region. The HQ will work 24 hours during the vintage process, “said the Head of Vintage Coordination HQ, Acting Chairman of the National Wine Agency Andro Aslanishvili.
The vintage coordination HQ was completed by representatives of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, National Wine Agency and State Representative-Governors in Kakheti Region.
The function of the Coordination HQ is to promote the organizing of the vintage, to ensure accountability and traceability, which is a precondition for quality production.
The grapes will be collected on the basis of the unified electronic accounting system implemented by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture since 2013.
Considering the current state of the wine industry, the vintage 2018 will be based on the full market price conditions and it will be the first vintage for the last 10 years when the state comes out of the grape subsidizing regime.