Georgian wine at 5 events in New York and Los Angeles

15 Nov 2017 - 17:33

  • RAW NY and RAW LA hosted exciting collections of natural wines from Georgia and other countries. Photo by Wines of Georgia.
Agenda.ge, 15 Nov 2017 - 17:33, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian wine was showcased at five events of fine, natural wines in the United States’ cities of New York and Los Angeles during the past one week, announced the Georgian National Wine Agency.

RAW NY, an international exhibition of natural wines in New York and RAW LA in Los Angeles hosted exciting collections of fine, natural, organic and biodynamic wine artisans, including some from Georgia as well.

Tamta Kvelaidze of the Georgian National Wine Agency stated that there is growing interest towards Georgian wine in the United States which is also reflected to the wine export statistics.

In the first 10 months of 2017 Georgia exported 395,000 bottles of wines to the United States – 68 percent more compared to the same period of 2016.

The United States takes the ninth place among the top 50 countries that import Georgian wine.

The Georgian National Wine Agency plans to continue active marketing activities in the United States in 2018 as well.

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