Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Georgian winemakers disagree with Russian sommeliers

30.01.2013 (Hvino News) Georgian winemakers responded to remarks made recently by Russian sommeliers, who said that if Georgian wine returns to the Russian market, it will not be as popular as it was before the embargo. According to them, the question is that the Georgian wine’s taste properties have significantly changed and that the wine offered by Georgian winemakers today is not traditional for Georgian wine.

Dimitri Lebanidze, Kindzmarauli Marani's director he does not agree with these statements, saying that Georgian wine’s taste qualities have changed for the better. He notes that a style of Georgian wine has improved since the embargo and Russian sommeliers’ statements are unfounded.

Teliani Valley's director Shota Kobelia commented that after embargo Georgian wine’s taste qualities have improved considerably, so it is unknown on what basis the Russian sommeliers make  such statements.

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