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The progress of the vintage -

The progress of the vintage -

As of September 13, up to 53 thousand tons of grapes have been processed in the Kakheti region. Vintage takes place without interruption; the growers did not have any problems with the sale of grapes. 
"Daily processing of grapes is within 8-10 thousand tons. Wine companies rate grapes based on quality. The price of quality grapes of Rkatsiteli variety reached 1.10 GEL. Wine companies paid from 95 tetri to 1.10 GEL for 5.3 tons of grapes of this variety out of 23 thousand tons of processed Rkatsiteli. Private companies paid 1.55 GEL to 1.75 GEL for 15 thousand tons of processed Saperavi out of 23 thousand tons of harvest of this variety" - noted Levan Mekhuzla, head of vintage coordination staff, chairman of the National Wine Agency.
4200 winegrowers handed over grapes to wine enterprises, their income reaches 47 million GEL. The vintage is in an active phase in the municipalities of Gurjaani, Kvareli, Dedoplistskaro and Sighnaghi, the rest of the municipalities of the Kakheti region will be involved in the process of settling the grape harvest step by step, as soon as the grapes are in the necessary condition.
At the moment, more than 300 wine companies and wineries are registered in the vintage coordination HQ, which will gradually be involved in the process of receiving and processing grapes. About 130 companies have already processed grapes in various volumes.
According to the decision of the Government of Georgia, a subsidy program will be implemented to support the vintage 2022. The goal of the program is to fully accommodate the grape harvest and maintain the dynamics of stable development of the viticulture-winemaking industry. With the support of the subsidy program, up to 25 thousand winegrower farmers will be able to sell their harvest. 

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