Georgia sets a new record by exporting of 94 million bottles of wine
28 January, 2020
Georgia sets a new record by exporting of 94 million bottles of wine
Georgia has exported around 94 million bottles (0.75 L) of wine in 53 countries in 2019, which is by 9% more compared to 2018. This is a record number in the history of independent Georgia.

Revenue of exported wine amounts to $240 million, which is 17% more compared to the same period in 2018.

Export of wine has increased in the following countries:

Moldova - +8738%, Sweden - +636%, the UK - +60%, the USA
- +48%, Lithuania - +45%, Germany - +40%, the Czech Republic - +34%, Estonia - +20%, the Netherlands - +17%, Poland - +17%, China - +2%.

341 different Georgian companies exported wine from the country in 2019.

Export of brandy and chacha hit the record as well – 31.6 million bottles of brandy were exported in 25 countries, which is 58% more compared to the analogue numbers of 2018. Revenue from brandy export has amounted to $68 million.

625 million bottles of chacha were exported in 28 countries, which is 48% more compared to the analogue numbers of 2018. Revenue from chacha export has amounted to $1.7 million.


German embassy to Georgia has expressed their admiration and support in Facebook post, which says:

Germany supports Georgia through many initiatives to improve viticulture, e.g. on the development of dual vocational training, the development of a wine sector strategy and the development of the wine register. We are pleased that the export of Georgian wine reached a new record in 2019. Wine exports to Germany have also increased by 40% compared to the previous year.


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