Georgian wine wins gold medals in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
31 December, 2018
Georgian wine wins gold medals in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Georgian wines have recently received gold medals at the International Wine Tasting Competition “Vine East”. The competition took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan within the framework of the international scientific and technical conference “Innovative Technologies and Modern Trends in the Development of Viticulture and Winemaking”.

,,Akhmetis Tsiteli’’ and ,,Kvevris Kisi’’ made by the Scientific-Research Center of Agriculture won gold medals, ,,Simonaseuli’’ received a special bigger gold medal, ,,Solomnishvili Winery’s’’ Saperavi (Georgian grape variety) was awarded a gold medal too.
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Georgian Grape Variety
"Saperavi"


Levan Ujmajuridze, a director of the Scientific-Research Center of Agriculture, made a speech at the conference with the report - "Modernization of Viticulture and Wine Prospects in Georgia". There were guests and participants from Bulgaria, Hungary, Georgia, Italy, Russia, France, Japan, and other countries at the event.

The festival provides a professional platform for a dialogue between domestic and foreign winemakers, representatives of science, education, distribution, other players in the alcohol market to demonstrate the best achievements in the field of viticulture and winemaking.
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Georgian wines at the International Wine Tasting Competition “Vine East” in Tashkent

Within the framework of the conference, the International Wine Festival "Art of Winemaking" was held, where Georgia had a separate pavilion. Georgia's corners earned great interest and approvals. The main purpose of the Georgian side was to promote wines from traditional and restored old Georgian grape varieties in Asian countries.

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