Monday, September 10, 2012

Prime Minister visited “Teliani Valley” and “Telavi Wine Cellar” wineries

10.09.2012. Georgian Prime-Minister Vano Merabishvili was in Kakheti, where he visited wineries Telavi Wine Cellar and Teliani Valley - private companies involved in the grapes delivery process.  According to the governmental press information, Premier first came to  Telavi Wine Cellar, which takes an average of 100 tons of grapes per day and during the whole harvest plans to receive total of 4 thousand tons. Vano Merabishvili also talked with tourists visiting the cellar and was interested with their plans of traveling in Georgia.

Later, Prime-Minister came to Teliani Valley and attended the process of receiving grapes. The company takes 50-80 tons of grapes per day and plans to receive total of 1400 tons of grapes during the whole harvest.

Vano Merabishvili surveyed wine cellar of  Teliani Valley, where he tasted the wine produced by the company. He said the number of visitors has increased with 60% this year and the mentioned tendency will continue in following years as well. As a result, in terms of wine tourism alone, Kakheti is expected to be visited by 2-3 million tourists per year, which will cause an increase in demand on the local market for wine.


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