Georgian Wine Festival 2017 – Grand celebration of authentic local wines in Tbilisi
16 October, 2017
Georgian Wine Festival is yet another surprise for wine enthusiasts,especially Georgian wine lovers that one should not miss. The festival festival is a colorful celebration of authentic Georgian wines giving people incredible opportunity to explore unique Georgian wines produced by different local companies.
At Georgian Wine Festival 2017 that took place on October 15, from 12:00 to 19:00, organized by Online Store and Meidan Group, Georgian winemakers had an opportunity to to introduce their products to the guests. About
40 types of wine were presented at the exhibition where wine lovers could sample unique wines and purchase them at the spot.

The winemakers welcomed guests of the event at the stalls beautifully decorated with fruit and flowers. The event was accompanied by Georgian music that could be heard upon approaching Chardin Street.
The mime artists entrained the visitors with amazing performances at the venue.. Biblus book store cornervarious materials on wine , were at hand, so anyone could get deep insight into the history of Georgian wine and its culture The first Georgian newspaper, devoted to Georgian wine, online wine shop and the organizer of the celebration, provided useful information about wine to its customers. Additionally, publishing house Palitra L presented various books about wine both in Georgian and English languages to the customers at the fair.

Apart from winetasting, visitors could enjoy and observe Georgian national dances and folk songs performed at the venue.

Within the frames of the project named 10 Georgian Wines To Try Through Lifetime Blind wine tasting was held at the festival.

Authentic, organic and vintage Georgian wines were paired with Georgian cheese, honey or bread. So the visitors could sample unique and fresh Georgian produce along with wines at the spot as well.
At the fair various handcrafted and extraordinary items were displayed, so that anyone could buy a memorable souvenir for oneself or beloved one. Kids could also have fun at the festival and engage in various entertaining activities. Popular heroes and characters did their ebst to create positive and joyful mood for the children accompanying their parents.

The Minister of Agriculture of Georgia attended the festival as well.who visited the festival, said it should continue till the end of the month.

"‘ The Ministry of Agriculture welcomes this festival that has become an annual tradition. . It has been four years already since this event was first held in the beginning of October. It is quite symbolic that the month of October is called Gvinobistve (the month of winemaking) in Georgian. I think this Wine Fest should grow into a larger-scale event and last for the whole month.
Such kind of events promote wine culture at the local level as well as popularize them among the foreign visitors. The project 10 Georgian Wines To Try Through Lifetime that was launched in parallel with the festival plays significant role as well.. In order to boost wine awareness and popularity in the country, we need to know more about wine. Wine is not just a simple drink. It is a very important part of our cultureConsequnetly such events should be held to spread awareness of Georgian wine and the Ministry of Agriculture welcomes all the initiatives promoting Georgian produce ", - Levan Davitashvili, . The Ministry of Agriculture noted.

The general sponsor of the festival is "Khalik Bank Georgia". The festival was organized in partnership with Georgian Sommeliers’ Association and the Tourism National Awards Welcome to Georgia.

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