The 8th international fair of Wines and Spirits traditionally takes place in the exhibition centre of Expo Georgia (the 11th pavilion). This event was opened today, on 5th of June and will last for two days (from 11:00 am – 18:00 pm). The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and the National Wine Agency.
At Winexpo Georgia 2015 is displayed wines, spirits and also different items for wine producing: accessories, packaging and labeling materials, machineries, processing equipment, production of companies producing glassware and corks and etc. The exhibition puts together approximately 100 companies from seven countries – Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Italy, Germany and Portugal.
In scopes of the exhibition on June 5 - 6 will be launched a competition under the patronage of OIV (the International Organization of Vine and Wine). The honored guest of this event is Jean Marie Aurand, the general director of the International Organization of Vine and Wine. During his two-day official visit, Aurand will hold business meetings with different governmental organizations.
The jury of the international wine competition of Winexpo Georgia is headed by Tim Atkin, the wine master and the honored writer from the Great Britain. A panel of the jury also consists of prominent wine experts: John Salvi (France) the wine master and the writer for International Wine Review; Adam Lechmere (The Great Britain) the former chief editor of “Decanter,” the active blogger and writer of periodical editions and the experienced critic; Felicity Carter (Germany) the editor-in-chief of Meininger’s Wine Business International; Leslie Gevitz (USA) the Reuter journalist; oenologists Giorgi Dakishvili and Levan Mekhuzla (Georgia) and etc.
The Exhibition with its conception and format is traditionally oriented to professionals from the business sector of wines and spirits. As Archil Tkemaladze, the director of Expo Georgia noted in his talk with the Wine Information Centre, the main highlight of the 8th international fair of Wines and Spirits is a variety of technological equipments producing wine and spirits. The organizer of the exhibition Nino Gamrekeli points out that in comparison with previous years, this event includes more foreign participants. Wine manufacturers from different countries will present their production next to local companies at the competition of Winexpo Georgia 2015. In addition, buyers and importers from the USA, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Germany and the Great Britain will attend this fair. Consequently, Winexpo Georgia will have more significant advantage this year.
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