Saturday, May 13; Tbilisi, Georgia - New Wine Festival 2017 Welcomes Participants
Wine Club Georgia proudly hosts its eighth New Wine Festival, held with the goals of promoting Georgian wine internationally, increasing wine awareness in Georgia and helping improve the overall consumption culture.
The New Wine Festival will be pleased to open its doors for visitors on Saturday, May 13 in the open space of Mtatsminda Park. Small/family-owned, medium and large wineries from various parts of Georgia will be happy to present their wines of 2016 harvest from 11 AM to 6 PM. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the ambience of the wine gala and taste some of the nation’s best wines. Attendance for visitors is free of charge.
This year’s New Wine Festival gathers 113 wine companies, including large, medium and small wineries, associations, government agencies, wine bars and small business owners.
The 2017 New Wine Festival participants are as follows:
Akhmeta Wine House
Amiran Vefkhvadze Wine Cellar
Ancestral Wine Cellar
Archil Guniava Wine Cellar
Cellar in old district
Charitable Union Temi
Cradle of Wine
Gaioz Sopromadze Wine Cellar
Georgian Wine Heritage
Imeretian Wine Company
Jakeli Organic Vineyard and Wines
Kakhaber Berishvili Wine Cellar (Artanuli Wine)
Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking
Kvibari (Burjanadze-Shanidze’s winery)
LEPL Scientific-Research Center of Agriculture
Loladze Family Winery
Makaridze Wine cellar
Managadze Wine Company
Natural Wine Association
Nika Vacheishvili’s Marani
Nikoladze Wine Cellar
Nodar Baghashvili Wine Cellar
ODA Family Winery
Okureshi Wine Cellar
Simon Chkheidze Cellar
The Spirit of Georgia
Tifliski Vini Pogreb
Tsikhelishvili Wine Cellar
VAKHTANG BERUASHVILI FAMILY MARANI „ VAKHTANGURI“
Winery “Misho papa”
Other participating companies:
Georgian Wine Club
Exhibition of traditional and modern handicrafts at the Festival:
Georgian Blue Tablecloth by Nikoloz Nutsubidze
Traditional Fashion House
Gogoladze's clay and wood artworks
The New Wine Festival 2017 will traditionally commence with the Qvevri opening ceremony. The Rezo Kiknadze jazz band, the Nali band, the Didgori folklore company along with Khoni People’s Orchestra will perform their selected musical pieces.
Added to the overall excitement, the Wine Club will offer 8 10-liter barrels full of the best Saperavi wine for lottery winners. Visitors will be invited to buy wine-tasting glasses, in return for which they will receive the lottery tickets. These will be collected in the Qvevri designated for the lottery. The winners will be randomly revealed by taking the tickets out of the Qvevri at 1, 2 and 3 PM. Elibo, the prize from the Wine Club, will be solemnly delivered to the wine companies.
The Giffer stands will be available for the visitors to take motion photos and share them instantly from the festival location.
The exhibition of the traditional and modern handicrafts will be interactive, with visitors being able to create things from clay with their own hands.
The supporters of the New Wine Festival 2017 are the National Wine Agency, the Tbilisi City Hall and the National Tourism Administration. Its media partners include radio stations: Utsnobi, JAKO FM, Marani (vinoge.com) and Wine Information Center. The event appreciates the partnership with the Mtatsminda Park and the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. Special thanks to Caucasus Journey and Giffer.
© Wine Club Georgia, National Wine Agency, Wine Information Center, 2017