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2017-04-26 Members of Agrarian Issues Committee Met The Representatives of National Wine Agency and Wine-Maker Companies

With the Agrarian Issues Committee initiative, meeting with  representatives of LEPL National Wine Agency and wine-producer companies was organized today, which was dedicated to the development tendency of  viticulture and wine-making field. The members of the meeting held in the third pavilion of Read more

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2017-04-18 Georgian wine presentation in Japan

Tokyo International Exhibition ,, Wine and Gourmet Japan 2017 "was held, where with  National Wine Agency organization and the Embassy of Georgia in Japan support, 14 Georgian wine companies were presented. Within the exhibition a special event "Georgia - 8 thousand vintages" was  held, which was l Read more

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2017-04-07 OIV Master Students Are Highly Impressed by Qvevri Wine

International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) students of wine management master program are learning Georgian wine culture and modern wine-making. A 18-man group is visiting Georgia this week. Within the introduction tour, masters were in Kakheti and saw Georgian wine-maker companies, learnt Q Read more

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2017-04-05 Wine Export Data of The First Quarter

According to National Wine Agency data, in January-March 2017, 14 199 018  bottles (0,75l) of wine has been exported to 38 countries worldwide, which is 85% higher, than the similar data of the last year. In the period under review, 32,2 mil USD worth of wine has been exported, that is 77% higher, Read more

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2017-03-28 Georgian Wine Producers Make New Deals in China

In the city of Sichuan province, Chengdu, China, the 96th China Food & Drinks Fair was held, in which with National Wine Agency promotion, 26 Georgian wine maker companies participated. The event was attended by the Deputy Head of Marketing and PR department of National Wine Agency, Tamta Kvela Read more

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2017-03-27 Swedish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce Representatives' Visit in Georgia

With the aim of Georgian wine development on Swedish market, Georgia was visited by the representatives of Swedish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce, who organized their meetings in  National Wine Agency, Wine Companies and specialty stores. The discussed issues included participation in Systembolaget T Read more

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2017-03-24 Georgian Wine at Dusseldorf ProWein

Annual international fair of  wine and alcoholic beverages – ProWein 2017 was held in Dusseldorf, Germany, where 23 Georgian wine-maker companies participated with the support of National Wine Agency and association “Georgian Wine”. Within the fair, two Georgian wine tastings were organized on the Read more

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2017-03-21 Georgian Wine Will Also Be Sold in Monaco

Georgian wine tasting was held in Monaco with the initiative of vice-president of Sommelier Association of Monaco  and the support of National Wine Agency. The tasting was attended by 85 sommelier, wine-maker, journalists and employer from Italy as well as France. Totally, the following 7 Georgian Read more

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2017-03-13 RAW London 2017

On March 13-14, The Artisan Wine Fair, “RAW London” is organized in the capital of UK, London. With National Wine Agency support, 6 Qvevri wine-maker companies participate in the fair: “Gotsa\'s Wines”, “Natenadze Wine Cellar”, “Papris Veli”, “Naotari Wines”, “Tibaani”, “Gaioz Sopromadze\'s Cellar”. Read more

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2017-03-09 Georgian Wine Presentation in Japan

Georgian wine seminar-presentation was organized  within  the 42nd food and drink international fair, “FOODEX JAPAN 2017” in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. The official opening of the exhibition and Georgian wine presentation was attended by the Ambassador of Georgia in Japan, Levan Tsintsadze. Georg Read more

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2017-03-07 Georgian Wine Was Awarded by The Diamond Trophy in Japan

“Vaziani Company” wine – “Saperavi 2015” was awarded by the most honorable award of “Sakura” wine competition in Japan - The  Diamond Trophy. In the beginning of February of the current year, above named wine became the winner of The Double Gold Medal of “Sakura” wine awards and according to the ru Read more

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2017-03-07 Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export Data of January-February 2017

According to National Wine Agency data of the recent 2 months of 2017, 8 777 275 bottles (0,75l) of wine has been exported to 32 countries worldwide, which is 94% higher, than the similar data of the last year. In the period under review, 20,5 mil USD worth of wine has been exported, that is 91% hi Read more

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2017-02-27 Introduction of Georgian Wines in Boston and New-York

Georgian wine presentation and tasting were organized in Boston and New-York, USA. The events were attended by the Head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili. The National Wine Agency supported, 18 Georgian winemaking companies to participate in the international fair of wines and spirits “B Read more

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2017-02-23 The Strategy of Georgian Wine Access to The UK Market Was Discussed in Tbilisi

With National Wine Agency invitation, famous master of wine Sarah Abbott and wine writer Robert Joseph came from UK to visit Georgia, they discussed the strategic plan of Georgian wine access to the UK market together with Georgian wine companies. Representatives of 35 Georgian wine companies parti Read more

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2017-02-16 Presentation of Georgian Wine in Stockholm

With National Wine Agency, Sweden-Georgian Trade Board, Georgian Embassy in the Kingdom of Sweden and Georgian wine companies support, Georgian wine presentation and degustation was organized in Stockholm. The event was aimed to diversification of Georgian wine export market, popularization of Geor Read more

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2017-02-15 Great Success of Georgian Wines in Japan

In the capital of Japan, Tokyo, at the international wine fair - The 4rd “Sakura” Japan Women’s Wine Awards, 12 Georgian wines were awarded by one Double Gold, six Gold and five Silver Medals. “Sakura” international awards is a large-scale event which was organized for the fourth time. An internati Read more

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2017-02-07 Qvevri Wine Success in France

Qvevri wine presentation and degustation was held in the cities of France. With National Wine Agency support, Frenchmen wine professionals had the opportunity to discover and taste wines  of six Georgian natural wine producer companies: “Nikoladze Cellar”, “Antadze Cellar”, “Pheasant's Tears”, “Okro Read more

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2017-02-03 Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export Data of January 2017

According to data of January 2017, approximately 4 322 733  bottles (0.75l) of wine have been exported Georgia to 26 countries worldwide, that is 184% higher then the similar data of the last year.In the period under review 8.8 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 141% higher than t Read more

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2017-01-11 Meeting With the Ambassador of Belorussia

The head of LEPL National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture, Giorgi Samanishvili met the ambassador of Belorussia in Georgia, Mikhail Miatlikov. The meeting held in  National Wine Agency was attended by the head of National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, “Sakpatenti”, Nikoloz Gogilidz Read more

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2017-01-04 Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export Data of 2016 Year

According to data of 2016 year, approximately 50 mil  bottles (0.75l) of wine have been exported Georgia to 53 countries worldwide, that is 38% higher then the similar data of the last year.In the period under review 113.8 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 16% higher than the si Read more

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2016-12-21 The Book Written About Georgian Wine Was Recognized As The Best

The book by American wine writer Alice Feiring, “For the Love of Wine: My Odyssey Through the World's Most Ancient Wine Culture” written about Georgian wine culture became the winner of  The Gourmand  World Cookbook Awards in the following nomination - “Best Wine Book of The Year”.  Presentation of Read more

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2016-12-16 Wine sector management restructuration

Representatives of Ministry of Agriculture, National Wine Agency, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations Organization (UNO) and wine producer companies discussed the issues of wine sector management restructuration at the meeting held in hotel “Museum”. The meeting was held within Read more

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2016-12-10 The Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili Attended Georgian Wine Degustation

The Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili Attended Georgian Wine Degustation and Presentation Held in Washington within the framework of his visit in the USA Georgian wine evening “Well, Hello Saperavi” was held with America-Georgian business association organization and was attende Read more

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2016-12-09 The Head of National Wine Agency Introduced the Report in the Parliament

Head of LEPL National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Giorgi Samanishvili introduced the report of  2016 year in the Parliament Committee of Agricultural Issues. The main direction of National Wine Agency is popularization of Georgian wine, improvement of  viticultural and wine-m Read more

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2016-12-05 Data of 11 Months of Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export

According to data of January-November, 45 628 091  bottles of wine have been exported Georgia to 53 countries worldwide, that is 40% higher then the similar data of the last year. In period under review 104 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 17% higher than the similar data of t Read more

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2016-11-29 Qvevri Wine Introduction in Berlin

Different wines of 8 Georgian Qvevri wine producing companies were introduced at the international exhibition, The Artisan  Wine Fair “RAW Berlin”.   The opening of the fair was attended by the general counsel of Georgian Embassy in German Federal Republic, Elguja Khokrishvili and the representativ Read more

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2016-11-24 Become Sommelier - Campaign Has Started

Georgian Sommelier Association and Tbilisi Wine School joint campaign has started. Joint press-conference was organized by the president of Georgian Sommelier Association Shalva Khetsuriani, head of National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze and head of Marketing and PR department of Nationa Read more

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2016-11-22 With Georgian Party Endevour, Imitated Georgian Wines Are Recalled One of Russian Company's Online Marketing

With LEPL National Wine Agency and National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, “Sakpatenti” concerted efforts, wine  imitating Georgian wine of appellation was recalled one of the large-scale online-shopping  company “Agora” operating on Russian wine market. In September 2016, National Wine Read more

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2016-11-21 Georgian Wines Were Awarded with Silver and Bronze Medals in Poland

In Krakow, Poland, the 14th international fair, “EnoExpo 2016” was organized, with National Wine Agency support,  13 Georgian wine-maker companies participated: “Vaziani”, “Winery Khareba”, “Askaneli Brothers”, “Telavi Wine Cellar”, “Kakhuri”, “Besini Wine Cellar”, “Wine Man”, “Corporation Georgian Read more

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2016-11-17 Georgian Wine Presentation in Tallinn and Riga

Baltic countries still are strategic export markets for Georgian wine,  National Wine Agency is planning active marketing arrangements for the next year. This information was announced by  National Wine Agency Marketing and PR  Department Manager, Irakli Cholobargia after  Georgian wine presentatio Read more

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2016-11-15 Chinese Market of 70 Million Population Province Hunan Is Going To Be Opened for Georgian Wine

Georgian wine export in Hunan,  province of 7 million population, People's Republic of China  is opening. After his business visit in China, the head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili announced about this. Giorgi Samanishvili was invited in the administrative capital of Hunan province, C Read more

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2016-11-14 Presentation of a Book about Qvevri Wine and Georgian Wine Culture was Held in New York

Qvevri wine was presented at the international fair of natural wines, RAW WINE in New York, USA. Within the framework of the fair, presentation of a book about Georgian wine culture - “For the Love of Wine: My Odyssey through the World's Most Ancient Wine Culture” by the famous American wine writer, Read more

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2016-11-06 Data of 10 months of wine and alcohol beverage export

According to data of January-October, 38 392 510  bottles of wine have been exported Georgia to 50 countries around the world, that is 37% higher then the similar data of the last year. In period under review 88,3 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 14% higher than the similar dat Read more

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2016-10-28 License contract was signed between “OriGin” and “OriGin Georgia”

Sakpatenti  and National Wine Agency developed  company, “OriGin Georgia” became a member of global alliance “OriGin” and will keep on working with the logo of “OriGin”. The license contract  signature ceremony was held today, October 28, 2016 within the framework of  conference  “Branding Strategie Read more

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2016-10-24 Georgian wine culture is taught in Poland

Georgian wine culture and history is taught in wine academy school in Poland. On the concern, collaboration memorandum was registered between National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and viticulture and wine-making development fund of Poland (Galicja Vitis) in Tbilisi. The memoran Read more

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2016-10-19 The Summery of Vintage 2016

The Prime-minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili thanked the Minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili and corresponding services of the Ministry for carrying out vintage successfully at the government session. After the government session, the Minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili organ Read more

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2016-10-12 Vintage has started in Racha

After Kakheti, vintage takes start in Racha-Lechkhumi. The Minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili together with the governor of Racha-Lechkhumi and Qvemo Svaneti, Papuna Margvelidze opened vintage coordination staff in Ambrolauri municipality. As the minister stated, the vintage preparative ac Read more

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2016-10-07 Data of export of 9 months of wine and alcohol beverage

According to data of January-september, 32 421 418 bottles of wine have been exported Georgia to 50 countries around the world, that is 35% higher then the similar data of the last year. In period under review 74,6 million USD worth of wine have been exported, that is 12% higher than the similar da Read more

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2016-10-06 Levan Davitashvili met the representatives of viticulture and wine-making field

In the hotel Radisson, meeting about the statement of Georgian wine-making field and discussion of the achieved results of the recent years was organized by association “Georgian Wine”. The meeting was attended by the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili, the  director of the Agenc Read more

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2016-10-02 The Third National Wine Competition Ceremonial

Within the framework of Georgian Wine Week, with Georgian Sommelier Association organization and National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture support, the third National Wine Competition rewarding ceremonial was held.   The ceremonial was attended by the minister of Agriculture of Georgia,  Leva Read more

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2016-09-30 Wine Festival “Telavino 2016” Was Held in Kakheti

The ministrer of Agriculture of Georgia, Leval Davitashvili attended the traditional wine festival “Telavino 2016” in Kakheti within the framework of Georgian Wine Week. Levan Davitashvili harangued the guests of the festival and mentioned that year after year the festival becomes more large scaled Read more

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2016-09-29 Wine Week in Marneuli

Within the framework of Wine Week, Wine festival was organized in the archeological center of Georgian vine and wine culture, Marneuli. The event was attended by the minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili, Ministry of agriculture system directors and representatives of local governme Read more

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2016-09-28 Within the framework of Wine Week, Festival – New Small Cellars on Wide Field – Was Organized

Within the framework of Georgian Wine Week, with Georgian Wine Club organization, wine festival “New Small Cellars on Wide Field” was held  in the N1 winery of Tbilisi. Over 20 famous and new small cellars were represented at the activity and they offered their wine to the guests. The festival was Read more

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2016-09-27 Wine Tour of Journalists in Georgia

A group of wine journalists (Italy, Australia, USA, Portugal, China) visited Georgia for a week wine media-tour with wine magister, Debra Meiburg leadership. Within the framework of the tour organized by National Wine Agency, media representatives visited various wine companies in Qartli and Kakhet Read more

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2016-09-26 Georgian Wine on China-Eurasian Fair

In Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on September 20-25, The 5th Eurasia 2016 was held. With National Wine Agency support and Xinjiang “Georgian Wine Center” co-organization, 16 Georgian winemaking companies took part in the fair. On the Georgian pavilion, there were Georgian folklore dances shown Read more

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2016-09-24 Prime-minister in Coordination Stuff of “Vintage 2016”

Prime-minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited coordination stuff of “Vintage 2016” in Telavi and learnt the results of monitoring of the vintage. As the head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili explained, the staff works in emergency regime. For the day, 68,4 thousand tone grapes Read more

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2016-09-24 Presentation of Books Associated with Viticulture and Winemaking Was Organized within the Framework of Georgian Wine Week

Within the framework of Georgian Wine Week, exhibition and presentation of monographic books associated with viticulture and winemaking was organized in vine and wine library of the National Library of Georgia, which was lead by wine writer, Giorgi Barisashvili. There were books of the latest perio Read more

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2016-09-23 Georgian Wine Week in Telavi Opened with Wine Festival

This is the third year of celebration Georgian Wine Day  with Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and National Wine Agency organization. The permanent partners of the activity are Georgian Wine Association, Georgian Sommelier Association, Kakheti Wine Guild, Wine Club and Wine Tourism Association. C Read more

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2016-09-23 Qvevri School-Academy of Ikhalto was Opened In Telavi Municipality

On September 22, Georgian Wine Week in Telavi municipality started with the opening of Qvevri School-Academy of Ikhalto. The event was opened by the minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili. As the minister noted, it is symbolic, that Georian Wine Week started with the opening of Qvevri School-A Read more

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2016-09-23 The Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Held Meeting in the Coordination Staff of Vintage

The minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili was in Telavi he met the members of the vintage coordination staff and learnt detailed information about the progress of the vintage the head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili. As Levan Davitashvili estimated, vintage 2016 is in progress Read more

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2016-09-17 "Georgian wine culture center" was developed in provence with population of 22 million, Xinjiang, China

Mutual collaboration memorandum was signed between National Wine Agency of ministry of agriculture of Georgia and "Georgian Wine Culture Center" of Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China. The memorandum was signed by the head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili and the general manager of Beifang Read more

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2016-09-11 American wine professional's tour in Georgia

With the leadership of International wine master Liza Granik (USA), a group of 10 members of wine professionals visited Georgia. (Liza Granik, Kyle Eberle, Giancarlo Luiggi, Carolyn Beaty, Aaron Zebrook, Amber Rill, Tristan Pray-Vincent, Bruno Almeida, Isabella Fitzgerald, Barbara Haimes). Within t Read more

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2016-09-09 Silk Road Business Summit in Xian

Georgian Delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili attended the ‘’ Silk Road Business Leadership Summit and Silk road chamber of International Commerce Annual Conference-2016’’ on September 5-8 in Xi'an - capital of Shaanxi province in China. The event was organized Read more

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2016-09-09 Data of export of 8 months of wine and alcohol beverage

According to data of National Wine Agency, 2016 August statement is the following: 28 156 547(0.75l) bottles of wine have been exported Georgia to 46 countries of the world, that is 42% higher than the similar data of the last year. In the period under review, 64,8 mil USD worth of wine have been Read more

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2016-08-24 Otar Danelia opened coordination staff of vintage 2016 in Telavi

The minister of agriculture, Otar Danelia opened coordination staff of vintage 2016 in Telavi. The activity was attended by deputy minister of  of agriculture, Levan Davitashvili, head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili and representatives of native government and wine producing companies. Read more

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2016-08-16 Family wine cellar was opened in Ateni

In Gori municipality, Ateni, wine cellar "Chateau Ateni" was opened. New family cellar presentation of the Vanishvili was attended by deputy minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili, head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili, head of National Tourism Administration, Giorgi Chogovadze and Read more

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2016-08-09 Government Is Totally Ready to Direct Organized Vintage

Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Otar Danelia and head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi  Samanishvili met directors  of wine and alcohol beverage producer  companies. At the meeting, they spoke about the achievements and encouragements  in the field and discussed the activities about carrying out Read more

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2016-08-08 7 month data of wine and alcohol beverage export

According to National Wine Agency data, for July 2016, 23 932 067 bottles (0,75l) of wine have been exported Georgia to 44 countries worldwide, that is 42% higher, than the similar data of the past year. In the period under review, 55,3 mil USD worth of wine has been exported, that is 16% higher, t Read more

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2016-07-28 Chinese- Georgian Cultural Center Opening in China

In Nanchang, People’s Republic of China, with Jiangxi silk-road investment company initiative and National Wine Agency and partner fund support, Georgian wine house – “Chinese-Georgian Cultural Center and Wine Shelter – Junge” was opened. The opening of Georgian wine house was attended by Georgian Read more

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2016-07-23 Wine Sector Institutional Reform Project Discussion

Wine sector institutional reform project discussion was held in  “Tbilsi Marriott”, Tbilisi which was prepared by international wine expert John Barker (New Zealand),   invited guest by Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia. The aim of the wine sector institutional reform project is to improve coordin Read more

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2016-07-18 In Yiwu, China, Two “Georgian Wine Houses” Were Opened

In Yiwu, Zhejiang province, People’s Republic of China, 2 “Georgian Wine Houses” were opened, which will offer the native consumer variety of Georgian wine. Here the consumer will have opportunity not only to taste Georgian wine, but also learn Georgian culture and history.  The opening of “Georgia Read more

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2016-07-13 Vintage 2016 Will Be Subsidized

With Georgian government approval, subsidizing will be implemented in the range of  vintage  2016. As minister of agriculture, Otar Danelia mentioned at the press-conference  held in the government administration, simultaneously with wine export growth, wine realization price decrease is fixed on in Read more

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2016-07-12 Average export price of a bottle of wine is 25% lower in 2016

In the first half of the year, 19.8 mil.(0.75) bottles of wine (0.75 l) was exported Georgia to 40 countries worldwide, that is 44% higher, than the similar  data of the past year. In the period under review, 46.6 million USD worth of wine was exported, that is 18 % higher, than the similar data of Read more

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2016-07-10 Georgian Wine and Chinese Cuisine Evening

Georgian wine and Chinese cuisine evening was organized in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China by one of the largest Georgian wine importer companies, “Beipangjieda”. At the event held in Yema Group center, representatives of “Beipangjieda” company accentuated the perfect match of  “Saperavi” and with Read more

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2016-07-08 Georgian Wine Presentations in China

With National Win Agency and Georgian Wine Popularization Center in China  support for Georgian wine popularity and publicity increase, several events were organized in China this week. Georgian Wine Education Courses  Georgian wine education course was organized in Beijing Education center, Ease Read more

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2016-07-05 Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export Data of 6 Months

According to National Wine Agency data, in the first half of the year, 19.8 mil.(0.75) bottles of wine (0.75 l) was exported Georgia to 40 countries worldwide, that is 44% higher, than the similar  data of the past year. In the period under review, 46.6 million USD worth of wine was exported, that Read more

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2016-07-04 Georgian wine festival in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Georgian wine festival was held in Hong Kong and Shanghai, were different brand names of 9 Georgian wine producing companies were introduced. Georgian wine festival was hosted by Shanghai “Roosevelt House” and hotel in Hong-Kong, “Cordis”. The event was organized by National Wine Agency and intern Read more

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2016-06-30 “Georgian Wine House” in Urumqi

In the People’s Republic of China, Xinjiang province, Urumqi, “Georgian Wine House” was opened.  “Georgian Wine House”, which is  spread on 600 m2  offers the native consumer variety of Georgian wines. Famous chiefs of Xinjiang cook special Chinese meal to match Georgian wine. “Georgian Wine House” Read more

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2016-06-29 Georgian wine presentations were held in the USA

Georgian wine presentation and degustation was held in San-Francisco, 22 Georgian minor and major winemaking company’s different styles of wine were introduced.  Within the framework of National Wine Agency and “Tastingwork” company organized PR campaign “June-Georgian wine month in the USA”, acti Read more

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2016-06-28 Mitting with delegation of Liaoning province, People’s Republic of China

Minister of Agruculture of Georgia, Otar Danelia and his Deputy, Levan Davitashhvili met delegation of Liaoning province, People’s Republic of China,   in National Wine Agency. The meeting was attended by the head of marketing and PR department of National Wine Agency, Irakli Cholobargia. The delega Read more

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2016-06-23 Georgian wine and Chinese-Georgian folk day was celebrated in Beijing

Georgian wine and Chinese-Georgian folk day “Georgia-Wine homeland, continues 8000-year winery tradition” was celebrated in the capital of People’s Republic  Of China, Beijing.  The event was organized by National Wine Agency and Georgian wine popularization center in China. The guests invited were Read more

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2016-06-20 “Georgian Wine Culture Reflected in 19th Century French Photos” exhibition

“Georgian Wine Culture Reflected in 19th Century French Photos” exhibition is opened in National Wine Agency, photos about Georgian wine and vine culture, secured in different museums and archives of France are introduced. The fair organizer is cultural heritage curator, Ana Cheishvili. The opening Read more

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2016-06-16 Visit of Cabinet Minister of Agriculture of Armenia

Deputy minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili met Deputy minister of Agriculture of Armenia, Armen Harutinian. At the meeting, Levan Davitashvili introduced National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture service and structure and shared his experience of OIV membership to his Armeni Read more

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2016-06-15 “June –Georgian Wine Month” in the USA

Georgian wine tasting and presentation was held in New York. Heard of National Wine Agency contractor company, “Tastingwork” (USA), wine magister Lisa Granik performs active PR-company in “June - Georgian Wine Month in the USA” and events will be held in New York, Washington and San-Francisco within Read more

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2016-06-07 Wine and Alcohol Beverage Export Data of 5 Months

According to National Wine Agency, in January - May 2016, 15 053 106 bottles of wine (0.75 l) was exported Georgia to 34 countries worldwide, that is 44% higher, than the similar  data of the past year. In the period under review, 35.04 million USD worth of wine was exported, thet is 16 % higher, t Read more

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2016-06-06 Ancient Winery Area in Georgia

General Director of National Museum of Georgia, Davit Lordkipanidze, head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili, representatives of National Agency of Cultural Heritage Defense and association “Georgian Wine” visited Qvemo Qartli, Imiri and saw archeological findings of VI century B.C. A Read more

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2016-06-05 8th International Wine Award

On 3-4 June, within the framework of The  international fair of  Wine and Alcohol Beverage – “WinExpo Georgia 2016” , 8th International Wine Award was held. Wine samples were introduced not only by major companies, but also minor and family cellars, totally  153 different wines of  40 companies. Th Read more

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2016-06-03 WinExpo Georgia 2016

On the 3-5 June, “The 9th international fair of  Wine and Alcohol Beverage – WinExpo Georgia 2016”  is held with the exhibition center ExpoGeorgia organization and National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia support. The exhibition was opened by the first Deputy minister of Ministry Read more

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2016-05-29 Degustation of “Exclusive Wines Georgia” in Lithuania

In the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, the most large-scale wine fair of Baltic countries, “VYNO DIENOS” (Wine Days) was held and special activity, “Exclusive Wines Georgia” was organized in the framework of the fair. The presentation and degustation was lead by the counselor of the head of  Nationa Read more

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2016-05-27 Georgian wine introduction in Honk-Kong

Wine and alcohol beverage  international fair, “VinExpo 2016” was held in Honk-Kong, 12 Georgian winemaking companies participated with the support of National Wine Agency. On the fair opening day, Georgian winemaking company, “Winery Khareba” was rewarded for winning in the prestigious internation Read more

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2016-05-25 Georgia was invited to the Congress of French Oenologists as a guest of honour

The 56th National Congress of Oenologists was held in France, Loire kloof, Amboise. Georgia was invited as the first guest of honour.  The congress was attended by the ambassador of Georgia in France, Ekaterine Siradze-Delone, who harangued the members of the event. The head of National Wine Agency Read more

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2016-05-23 Qvevri wine was introduced at “RAW London”

Georgian Qvevri wine was introduced at the natural wine international fair, “RAW London” (The  Artisan Wine Fair London), held in the capital of the UK, London. The organizer of the fair is the world-known wine professional, international magister of wine, Isabel Lejeroni (France). With National Wi Read more

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2016-05-22 Representatives of Marq Energie visited Georgia for a week

Representatives of National Wine Agency contractor company, Marq Energie (USA) visited Georgia for a week. In the framework of the tour, the guests saw wine companies in Tbilisi, Kakheti and Qartli. Representatives of Marq Energie together with Georgian winemakers and representatives of National wi Read more

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2016-05-22 One more Georgian Wine House was opened in China

In the city of Yiwu,  Zhejiang province, People’s Republic of China, “Georgian Wine House” was opened, which is the fourth unit opened by “Suolun Company”, were Georgian wine is sold and popularized. Georgian wine shop salons, named “Georgian Wine House” gradually gain more and more popularity.  ”S Read more

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2016-05-14 New Wine Festival

Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Otar Danelia opened “New Wine Festival” in the park of Mtatsminda. As Otar Danelia states, such kind of events stimulate development of family wineries and general encouragement of winery field. He also mentioned, that the number of members of the festival has imp Read more

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2016-05-07 Wine and alcohol beverage export data of 4 months

According to National Wine Agency data, 11 581 031  bottles of wine (0.75l) was exported to 30 countries worldwide in January-April, 2016, that is 45% higher, than the data of the previous year. 26.99 mil. USD worth of  wine was exported  in the  period under review,  which is 15% higher, than the d Read more

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2016-05-03 Georgian wine culture presentation in International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV)

Georgian wine and wine culture presentation was held in OIV office, Paris, in presence of Diplomatic Body Accredited in France,  Agricultural Camber of France, professional sommeliers, oenologists, wine journalists and bloggers, representatives of UNESCO and other international organizations.  The Read more

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2016-04-25 Presentation of Monographic publication “Georgia - Wine Cradle” was held

Presentation of famous winemaker and alcohol beverage specialist, Bondo Kalandaze’s new monographic publication “Georgia - Wine Cradle” was held with support of National Wine Agency. 600 paged illustrated book is significant for it’s content and consists of four parts: “Roots”,  “XIXth Century”, “X Read more

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2016-04-18 Introduction of Georgian wine and cuisine in London

International “Real Wine Fair” is held in the capital of United Kingdom on 17-18 April  and seven Georgian winemaking companies participate with the support of National Wine Agency: “Pheasant’s Tears”, “Okro`s Wine”, “Nikoladze Cellar”, “Mandili”, “Iago’s Wine”, “Atenuri” and “Iberieli”. Two ceremo Read more

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2016-04-16 Official Registration of Memorandum with Nanchang Centre of Georgian Wine

Memorandum of agreement was officially registered between The LEPL National Wine Agency Ministry of Agriculture Georgia and China, Jiangxi province, Nanchang Centre of Georgian Wine. The document aims to intensify collaboration, implementation of coordinated activities, cooperated educational activi Read more

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2016-04-14 Georgian wine is tasted in Japan

In the capital of Japan, Tokyo, by National Wine Agency support, the following 8 Georgian winemaking companies are displayed in the undergoing international fair -“Wine and Gourmet Japan 2016” : ”Tbilvino”, “Wineman”, “Bagrationi 1882”, “Kindzmarauli”, “Tsereteli Wine and Alcohol Beverage Company”, Read more

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2016-04-13 Presentation of Georgian wine at “Rotary Club” meeting

In the capital of China, at the meeting of “Rotary Club of Beijing” held in hotel “Kempinski”, Georgian wine presentation and tasting charity event was conducted. It was one more important step towards increasing popularity and notability of Georgian Wine. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentia Read more

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2016-04-06 Red wine-tasting in Baltic countries

In the capital of Lithuania Vilnius and in Kaunas, Georgian wine presentation and tasting named “Red wines Georgia” was held. The ambassador of Georgia in Lithuania, Khatuna Salukvadze attended the ceremony held in Vilnius and greeted the participants. The presentation was led by the president of L Read more

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2016-04-05 Data of the first quarter of export

According to National Wine Agency  data, 7 694 748  bottles (0.75l) of wine have been exported Georgia to 26 countries in the world in 2016 January to March, that is 51% higher than the similar data of the last year. During the period under review, 18 144 738 US dollars worth of wine was distribut Read more

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2016-03-31 The activity of combining Georgian wine and Polish cuisine was held in Warsaw

The director of the National Wine Agency contractor company, ,,Vinisfera’’, Marius Kapchinski held Georgian wine presentation and tasting in the capital of Poland, Warsaw, on the 30th of March. National importers, wine shop and restaurant representatives attended the ceremony. The main concept of t Read more

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2016-03-29 Georgian Wine house “Tamada” was opened in China

In the city of province Sian Dzin, Urumchi, China, Georgian wine pavilion “tamada” was opened. The head of National Wine Agency Giorgi Samanishvli, the special representative of the agency in China Maia Tskitishvili and China “Hualing Corporation” first secretary Guo Xiang Yang attended the grand ce Read more

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2016-03-28 Georgian wine participated in The 94th China Food & Drinks Fair

In  the city of  Sichuan province, Chengdu, China,  The 94th China Food & Drinks Fair was held, large-scale of Georgian wines were exhibited. The head of  National wine agency Giorgi Samanishvili attended the exhibition and met national government representatives during his visit in China. The Read more

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2016-03-21 Georgia participated in "Tenth China Wine Fair" as a special guest

Georgia participated as a special guest in „Tenth China International Wine Fair (CIADE 2016)“  held on 19-21 March in  Luzhou, China. The fair was opened by head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili and he hosted national government representatives at Georgian display stand. Georgian wine p Read more

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2016-03-14 Georgian wine on Dusseldorf ProWein

In the city of German, Dusseldorf, annual international fair of wine and alcohol beverage ProWein - 2016 is held on 13-15 March  and  with support of Ministry of Agriculture, National Wine Agency, association “Georgian Wine” and “Kakheti Wine Guild” , 15 Georgian winemaking companies participate in Read more

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2016-03-12 Wine masters’ visit in Georgia

21-person group of wine masters visited Georgia for 4 days. Their visit was organized by “Georgian Wine” Association and National Wine Agency. Group members operate in 9 countries of the world and represent the institute of wine masters, which is located in London. It was the first visit of  such la Read more

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2016-03-10 Georgian wine is introduced in Japan

In the capital of Japan, Tokyo, 41st international fair off  food and beverage, “FOODEX JAPAN 2016”  is in progress, in which, with National Wine Agency and Embassy of Georgia in Japan  support, 8 following  Georgian winemaking companies are introduced : “Kakhuri”, “Shumi”, “Kakhetian Wine Cellar”, Read more

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2016-02-27 2017 will be announced as the year of Georgia in the French city of Bordeaux

The Delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture headed by Otar Danelia paid a working visit to France. Under the frame of his visit Otar Danelia,  Minister of Agriculture and the Chairman of  French wine culture and civilization, Sylvie Cazes, signed a Cooperation of  Agreement . According to the Agr Read more

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2016-02-12 Bordeaux will Host Exhibition Dedicated to Georgian Wine-Making and Viticulture

The large-scale exhibition dedicated to Georgian viticulture / wine making  will be conducted in 2017 at the center for wine and civilization in France, city Bordeaux. The above mentioned event is very important for Georgia , as for the country of ancient civilization, which has  a long and wide exp Read more

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2016-02-05 Introduction of “Qvevri Wine” in five cities of France

With National Wine Agency support, Georgian “Qvevri Wine” was introduced in Paris, Blois, Anjou, Saumur and Orleans on different events. Wine professionals, amateurs and representatives of media and business had opportunity to taste wine of the fallowing production: “Iago’s wine”, “Pheasant’s Tears” Read more

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2016-01-28 One more Georgian wine house was opened in China

In Lishui, Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China, “Georgian Wine House” was opened. The ceremony was attended by Georgian delegation together with the special representative of  Georgian Ministry of Agriculture LEPL National Wine Agency in China, Maia Tskitishvili. Georgian wine house was o Read more

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2016-01-18 International Exhibition ‘’Gruene Woche 2016’’ is opened in Berlin

The biggest international fair for agriculture, horticulture and food worldwide "Green Week 2016" was opened in Berlin. Otar Danelia, Minister of Agriculture, Lado Chanturia,  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany also members of Georgian Delegation attended the exhibition. Georgi Read more

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2016-01-05 Steep increase of Georgian wine export in China

2015 year was especially important the Georgian wine export growth point in China. Steep growth rate of export fixed in the beginning of the year in China preserved till the close of the year and reached 122%  according to 2015 data. Totally 2 672 154 bottles (0.75l)  were exported in 12 months in Read more

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2016-01-05 2015 Data of wine and alcohol export

According to National Wine Agency data, 36 071 399 bottles of  wine  (0,75 l) have been exported Georgia to 46 countries in 2015, that is worth of 98 102 614 USD. The steep  increase of export on one of the strategic market – China, fixed  in the beginning of the year lasted till the close of the Read more

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2015-11-05 Georgian wines win highest awards at Hong-Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition

Georgian wines made by Kakhuri Wine Cellar won awards at Hong-Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition- Saperavi 2011-Grand-Prix (Trophy) and Gold medal at Best Regional Wine in Eastern Europe nomination ; Mukuzani 2011- Bronze Medal. ‘’It is very important to participate and win in such h Read more

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2015-09-30

October 4th, 2015 Georgia is Celebrating “Georgian Wine Day”. The events will take place in the following Regions: Tbilisi, Telavi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Zugdidi, Ambrolauri, Ozurgeti and Gori.The program as follows:12.00 PM, Republic Square - Concert, Georgian wine tasting and different shows will take Read more

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2015-09-12

The Master of wine Lisa Granick (US), the owner of –“Tastingwork”, company representatives and sommeliers visited Georgia for the 3rd international Qvevri Symposium. The American guests attended the Alaverdi Monastery on 7-8 September. After the symposium guests visited following wine producing comp Read more

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2015-09-09 On September 6-8, Georgia hosted the 3rd International wine Symposium

The goal was to spread the awareness of traditions and the uniqueness of “Qvevri” as a wine making vessels, Georgian history, grape and wine varieties, Georgian food and the culture. Symposium was opened at the National Museum of Georgia, by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili and the Read more

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2015-09-04 Georgian wine export

According to National Wine Agency’s data, the increase in export figures to strategically Important markets are as follows: China  + 23%, Japan  +21%, in Latvia  + 20%, Estonia  +16%, Germany  +5%, Canada  +159%, USA  +61%, Kazakhstan  +6%, UK  +33%, Hong Kong  +230% or more. Top five importing cou Read more

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2015-09-02 Georgian wine tasting

London held one-day exhibition – “Emerging Regions Tasting”, with the support of the National Wine Agency, the following wineries represented their products: “KTW (Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking)”, “Chelti”, “Lagvinari” and “Twins Wine Cellar”. Well-known journalists, wine professionals, graduate Read more

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2015-03-07

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