Georgian Wine Presented in US Cities

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Georgian wine, one of the major parts of the ancient culture of Georgia, has yet another time moved beyond the borders of its homeland. This time, it has been introduced to wider audiences in the USA, in the cities of New York, Chicago and Boston in particular.

At a presentation given by the top-sommelier Taylor Parsons and attended by Georgian wine producers, local entrepreneurs and media representatives, guests were given an opportunity to taste the wine and listen to a seminar on the modern wine industry.

The National Wine Agency of Georgia, the financial supporter of the event, selected the USA as a strategic and promising market for exporting Georgian wine. 354,000 bottles of wine were exported to the USA in the first half of 2019, which is a 90% increase in comparison with the same time period of the last year.

The presentation in the US cities was organized by the contractor marketing company of the National Wine Agency Marq Energie Consulting.

 

Source: www.georgiatoday.ge; By Ketevan Kvaratskheliya

Image source: National Wine Agency

Why Georgian-Danish couple prefers living in Georgia to the USA?

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Eka Chvritidze and his Danish husband Olaf Malver own their wine company “Danieli Winery”. Eka had to pass a long way before launching a wine company.

Eka comes from Tusheti, Georgia’s mountain resort. She started to study at a Georgian school and then moved to the US. After finishing up the school in America, she managed to gain a 50% scholarship for a University. However, Eka knew she wanted to settle down in Georgia and came back. In Georgia, she graduated from the faculty of International Business and Foreign Trade at a local university and started working at one of the NGOs. This stage of life was a breaking point for her – she realized she’d better take care of cows and produce cheese in Tusheti than do tasks given by the boss.

Because of her Danish husband Olaf Malver, the couple had to live in California for 7 years. Olaf’s parents were collectors of French and Italian wines and he was also interested in wine production. Eka decided to make his dream come true and bought land in Georgia for a vineyard. In 2012, they returned to Georgia and a year later, they already started to produce wine. “Danieli Winery” produces Rkatsiteli, Kisi, Saperavi and qvevri wine.

The couple exports their wine to America, Ukraine, and Scandinavia. They do not plan to involve more countries but to focus more on quality.

 

Source: Georgianjournal.ge, Photo: Georgianjournal.ge

Direct flights may be launched between US and Georgia

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Good news for travelers from USA.

We are working to ensure that flights between America and Georgia are timely launched, – Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said at the briefing held before the governmental session.

The Prime Minister said that it was very important that direct flights be launched between the US and Georgia, which would help to increase the potential of economic cooperation between the two countries.

“We are trying to deepen the economic cooperation with the US. Relations between the US and Georgia have never been so intensive and I think it’s very important that direct flights be launched between the US and Georgia. Accordingly, the Ministry of Economics is conducting research, which will help us find a company that will be able to start flights between the US and Georgia. This will help us to increase the potential of economic cooperation between the two countries”, Mamuka Bakhtadze said.

 

Source:Georgianjournal.ge; Photo: Georgianjournal.ge