- With the support of the National Wine Agency, a group of British wine professionals visited Georgia
With the support of the National Wine Agency, a group of British wine professionals visited Georgia
A group of British wine professionals visited Georgia to increase the awareness of Georgian wine and the export potential in the UK wine market. The group included sommeliers, wine importers, and media representatives. The visit of wine professionals to Georgia was organized by the contractor company of the National Wine Agency "Swirl Wine Group".
As part of the tour, the guests visited Georgian wine-producing companies in Kartli and Kakheti, and got acquainted with the Georgian grape varieties at the Jighaura Perennial Crops Research and Demonstration Base of the Agricultural Scientific Research Center of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture.
According to wine writer Victoria Daskal, Georgian wine is distinguished by its quality and diversity.
"I have tasted Georgian wines before, I have written about them, however, this is my first time in Georgia. This place is beautiful, it is a combination of everything I love about wine: culture, history, legends, and religion. It's an exciting tour, I'm fascinated by everything I've seen; The best part of this tour is meeting the people behind these wines; Bringing history to life, and sharing it with us. The wines are truly extraordinary; I have already admitted that I love Georgian wine, but tasting it in Georgia is very special," said Victoria Daskal.
As part of the wine tour, a tasting of wines from various companies was held in Tbilisi for British guests, where the producers had the opportunity to interview wine professionals and receive advice related to the specifics of the UK market.
The UK is one of the strategic markets for Georgian wine, where various marketing measures are implemented with the financial and organizational support of the National Wine Agency. In January-August of this year, 371 thousand bottles of wine were exported from Georgia to the UK.